I stayed up all night last night reading Pandemonium; I laid in bed and read every glorious word and thought about what it meant to be free, to make your own choices about how to think and what to feel and who to love. I read with anticipation as Lena talked about growing and changing and running and what it meant to be a zombie. I read and I thought, I wish that every teen and their parents would read this book - this series - and think about what it meant to be a thoughtful person who chose love. Not just the love between a man and a woman, but the love of family, friends, those people that you choose to draw into you and share your sacred self with.
Today more than ever dystopian fiction reigns and I think it is because you can hear the drum beat of fear and oppression beating through our land. Beat beat beat, the end is coming its cadence seems to say. Beat beat beat, we are full of fear. Beat beat beat, the economy is