Ink and BoneBook - 2016
- Great Library - 
From Library Staff
Books are rare possessions in this alternate universe in which the Great Library of Alexandria still exists and controls all knowledge. Jess’ family has a lucrative business selling books on the black market, and now they are planting Jess in the Library to act as mole to increase profits. Book 1... Read More »
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"The truth was what the library wanted it to be."
“You have ink in your blood, boy, and no help for it. Books will never be just a business to you.”
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In this world, books are supremely powerful. The Great Library is the control of that power. The library, using alchemy, delivers content of all the greatest works of history instantly, but they deliver what THEY want you to read. Owning personal books is expressly forbidden!
In an alternate future, the Library controls everything and books are more valuable than human lives.
Imagine if at the great library in Alexandria, Egypt wasn't destroyed and was now the center of all of the knowledge in the world. Knowledge that is restricted to what is deemed acceptable and safe. Jess Brightwell and his fellow students find out what lengths the library will go to in order to control that knowledge.
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