Tuesday, October 21, 2014
The Young Elites by Marie Lu
“I am tired of being used, hurt, and cast aside. It is my turn to use. My turn to hurt.”
― Marie Lu, The Young Elites
The Young Elites is a story about power, ambition, courage and love.
The premise is great, the plot is dark, the "villains" tell the story but the characters lack development and halfway through the book, everything just falls apart. The most interesting character, Enzo has least amount of book time.
Adelina is the main focus of the book. She along with countless others are survivors of the blood plague. A plague that left its victims scared, disfigured and with powers. They are called malfettos. They are shunned by society and considered dangerous. This fear doesn't go without merit.
The Young Elites help others like them, but only those that, they consider worthy. Their primary goal is to kill the current, King and Queen and put the rightful heir on the throne.
The execution of this story is so lackluster that I seriously doubt I will read any future books in this series.
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