Young Ethan Blackwood had a normal life until he s grabbed by two other kids, a boy and a girl, and forced to face uncomfortable truths He doesn t believe their story, it s too crazy, until they show him the proof.Fifty years before, aliens had seized control of Earth, blanketing the Earth with mind control the instant they achieved orbit What this race hadn t counted on was that children that hadn t gone through puberty weren t controlled Gathering them into camps until they did didn t work Young Ethan Blackwood had a normal life until he s grabbed by two other kids, a boy and a girl, and forced to face uncomfortable truths He doesn t believe their story, it s too crazy, until they show him the proof.Fifty years before, aliens had seized control of Earth, bl Twelve Year Old Ethan Blackwood Has Always Known Exactly What He Wanted To Win The State Soccer Championship, Get Into The Best High School, And Become An Astronaut Then He Meets Madison And Felix, Who Tell Him Something Insane They Claim That 50 Years Ago, Aliens Took Over The Earth, And Everyone Past Puberty Is Under Their Mind Control Ethan Doesn T Believe It But Then He Sees For Himself The Aliens Monster Bug Robots And The Incredible Way That Madison And Felix Have Learned To Fight Them So Ethan Blackwood Has A Choice He Can Go Back To His Normal, Suburban, Protected Lie Of A Life Or He Can Become A Resister. Eric Nylund who I know as the guy who writes the good Halo books sets up a new series about elementary school kids who use sentient mecha bugs to fight off the aliens bugs who have taken over our planet While it does sound like a pretty standard plot with kids substituting for adults since it s book for kids , but there are a few things that set it apart We start off with our main character, Ethan Blackwood, playing mecha soccer which is weird because even though the book is just beginn Eric Nylund who I know as the guy who writes the good Halo books sets up a new series about elementary school kids who use sentient mecha bugs to fight off the aliens bugs who have taken over our planet While it does sound like a pretty standard plot with kids substituting for adults since it s book f Haven t received yet, just received notice I had won 4 27 11Received Saturday I think I plan to start after my current read is done 5 2 11Started and finished Saturday 5 7 11Ethan is the captian of his soccer team even though he is younger than most of the other players He thinks soccer is the ultimate battle until he meets Madison and Felix He is then thrown into a battle that only children can fight to save humans minds from alien control I thought this book would be a fun read for my ne Haven t received yet, just received notice I had won 4 27 11Received Saturday I think I plan to start after my current read is done 5 2 11Started and finished Saturday 5 7 11Ethan is the captian of his soccer team even though he is younger than most of the other players He thinks soccer is the ultimate battle until he meets Madison and Felix He is then thrown into a battle that only children can fight to save humans minds fro Good for 5th 6th grade boys Reads like a combo of Power Rangers and Transformers Who wouldn t like giant symbiant bugs with full weaponry A few interesting ideas, but so massively formulaic and one dimensional that I can t recommend it to anyone There are much, much better books to spend a day or two with. there are huge insect suits that are part robot part insect and they are alive and people ride in them and fight the evil Ch zar the Ch zar are aliens that took over our world during World War 4 as soon as you hit puberty then you get added to I wanted to read this book for awhile,when i first saw it in middle school.I got to say this book is amazing,and i recomand it for sicfiton people. Kinda like K.A Applegate s Animorphs series The Resisters, by Eric Nylund, is a book based in a dystopian future that is about a kid named Ethan Blackwood and how he stumbled into the frightening world of the outside He eventually joins a secret organization trying to prevent human extinction Ethan is a normal thirteen year old kid who is the captain of his varsity soccer team and lives a perfect life He has an older sister, Emma, and he has a pair of twin siblings who are younger than him He was playing in the District Championship f The Resisters, by Eric Nylund, is a book based in a dystopian future that is about a kid name