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Prometheus Wept: SW Tanpepper's GAMELAND (Episode 5) (Volume 5) - SW Tanpepper's GAMELAND #5 - cover

Prometheus Wept: SW Tanpepper's GAMELAND (Episode 5) (Volume 5) - SW Tanpepper's GAMELAND #5

Saul Tanpepper

Publisher: Brinestone Press

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Summary

Fully revised and updated 2/11/13

 
EPISODE 5: Prometheus Wept

 
After one member of their group is infected, Jessie makes a decision to hand over another to a mysterious group of Undead sympathizers in exchange for a promised antidote. But will she be able to collect the medicine and return before it's too late? Will the medicine work? And will she be able to get them all back home again?

 
SERIES DESCRIPTION:

 
In the center of Long Island's zombie wasteland, overseen by a megalithic corporation known as Arc Properties, is a virtual reality gaming arcade:

 
GAMELAND

 
It's here that the rich pit the Undead against each other in a high stakes game of violence, money and power, all for the entertainment of the masses.

 
On a whim, six young computer hackers decide to sneak onto the island, hopeful of catching a glimpse of the uncontrolled Infecteds, victims of the outbreak there a decade earlier. But while breaking into The Game is easier than any of them could have ever imagined, getting back out turns into one hell of a killer.

 
Approximately 41,000 words

 
Not recommended for readers under the age of 16.

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