Scott and his gang of techno-hackers barely escaped with their lives when they planted the virus that destroyed Virtual Kombat. Now that the game is gone, they think they're finally safe. But VK creator Vince Power's deadly scheme is far from over. Without a virtual world to host it, there's only one place for the brutal fighting and killing to go. VK will be played in the real world, and Scott's tech skills won't help him now. This is no longer just a game ... Blade Runner meets Mortal Engines in the heart-pounding finale to the Virtual Kombat series. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant or dyslexic readers aged 9+
Street kid Scott jumps at the chance to be a Virtual Kombat gamer. If he can battle his way up the ranks, the ultimate prize will be his. But then his friend Kate goes missing in the battle arena, and Scott's dream turns into a nightmare ... A sleek new edition of the first book in Bodyguard author Chris Bradford's action-packed dystopian trilogy. Particularly suitable for struggling reluctant or dyslexic readers aged 8+
Interest Age 9+ Reading Age 8 | Set in a future world in which kids risk their lives for real playing an online fantasy game, Virus is a nerve-tingling combination of science-fiction and martial arts extravaganza. Scott knows that playing Virtual Kombat will put his life in danger, but the only way to destroy the game is from the inside, and he really wants to avenge the death of his friend. In this he’s helped by a group of techno-hackers, but when it comes to the crunch, his tae kwon do skills mean he’s on his own against powerful opponents. Chris Bradford is an expert at keeping the tension high and this is page-turning, super-readable adventure.
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