|Troy wakes out of an unnatural deep sleep, despondent as he
still has his memories of another life. The pills that will enable him to forget
havent started to work yet. Woken for his first shift hes suddenly in charge,
there to ensure nothing goes wrong and uphold the Order.
Donald is a young congressman,
in a distant period of time. He meets with Senator Thurman, a meeting that will change the
course of many lives. He agrees to work on a project for the Senator that will utilise his
architecture and design skills. Anna Thurman is also working on the project, an old flame
who never forgot him.
Interspersed are stories of other ordinary Silo dwellers; Mission and the uprising in
Silo 18; Jimmy and how he became Solo; how Juliette found Solo. All are told between
flashes of how Donald helped build the Silos and Troys attempts to make sense of the
Very complexly plotted you have to concentrate to follow the story, as it jumps back
and forth between time periods and different characters. Each chapter begins with a place
and time of where it takes place, which makes the jumps easier to follow. The prequel to
Wool, this book explains how the silos came to be. Its quite scary how a few people
can control the fate of billions. Definitely one to read for fans of Justin Cronin.