By P. S. Power
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At the tip of the realm Jake struggles to maintain the folks with reference to him, a gaggle of strangers, alive. It isn't as effortless because it sounds, considering so much of them are greater than a section caught within the outdated global. however the luxurious and laxity of that point has long gone forever.
And Jake is the one individual robust sufficient to maintain all of them in line.
Leaving him hated and reviled.
What they don't learn about Jake is how sort and specific he actually is, a good guy, come to aid all of them live on. no matter if he has to kill them to do it.
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