The Unnoticeables: A Novel by Robert Brockway
By Robert Brockway
From Robert Brockway, Sr. Editor and Columnist of Cracked.com comes The Unnoticeables, a humorous and scary city fantasy.
There are angels, and they're now not beneficent or loving. yet they do watch over us. They watch our lives spread, examining us for repeating styles and redundancies. after they locate them, the angels simplify these styles and take away the redundancies, and the matter that's "you" will get solved.
Carey doesn't very like that concept. As a punk residing in manhattan urban, 1977, Carey is unwell and bored with gazing unusual teenagers with unnoticeable faces abduct his neighbors. He doesn't care concerning the rumors of tar-monsters within the sewers or unkillable psychopaths invading the punk scene--all he desires is to drink affordable beer and dispense ass-kickings.
Kaitlyn isn't certain what she's doing together with her lifestyles. She got here to Hollywood in 2013 to be a stunt lady, yet final evening a former youngster heartthrob attempted to consume her, her ally has simply long past lacking, and there's an angel outdoors her residence. no matter what she plans on doing along with her lifestyles, it's going to most likely take place within the few ultimate mins she has left.
There are angels. There are demons. they're an identical factor. It's as much as Carey and Kaitlyn to forestall them. The survival of the human race is of their hands.
We are, we all, good and really screwed.
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