Devil in the Wires (Field Ops, Book 2) by Tim Lees
By Tim Lees
"It's an ideal circle, Chris. The god gets his viewers, the grid gets the power—and we remove darkness from Chicago."
After the perilous retrieval of a long-dormant god from Iraq, Chris Copeland—professional god hunter and corporate troubleshooter—is approximately able to surrender his activity. yet his employers on the Registry produce other plans… plans to construct an influence facility at the beaches of Lake Michigan. Adam Shailer, a emerging celebrity on the Registry, thinks he can cage the god, drain its strength, and gear the city.
It's Chris's activity to ensure not anything is going flawed. And at the beginning, every thing turns out wonderful. nice, even. but if ecstatic devotees commence leaving human sacrifices at the seashore close to the god-house, it fast turns into transparent that the god isn't really as contained because the Registry might have all people think. The devil's within the wires, and there's no turning again now.
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If I had to work any forces while I was in there, I'd be crippled practically to the point of total impotence. I turned to see Anna staring at me in blank surprise. She was aware of what I had just done. "There," I told her. "If I was of the spirit world, I couldn't cross your threshold. If I had planned on hurting someone in here, would I have disarmed myself? " Murphy took her cue from me, and entered the same way. "I…" Anna said, at a loss. " "Judgment call," I told her. "You're a cautious person, and there are kids in this building.
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