The Divine

The Divine

Book - 2015
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Mark's out of the military, these days, with his boring, safe civilian job doing explosives consulting. But you never really get away from war. So it feels inevitable when his old army buddy Jason comes calling, with a lucrative military contract for a mining job in an obscure South-East Asian country called Quanlom. They'll have to operate under the radar--Quanlom is being torn apart by civil war, and the US military isn't strictly supposed to be there. With no career prospects and a baby on the way, Mark finds himself making the worst mistake of his life and signing on with Jason. What awaits him in Quanlom is going to change everything. What awaits him in Quanlom is weirdness of the highest order: a civil war led by ten-year-old twins wielding something that looks a lot like magic, leading an army of warriors who look a lot like gods. What awaits him in Quanlom is an actual goddamn dragon.
Publisher: New York :, First Second,, 2015
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781596436749
Branch Call Number: COMICS DIVINE
Characteristics: 149 pages : chiefly colour illustrations ; 22 cm

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kwsmith
Aug 26, 2018

Dramatic, and often grotesque, full color artwork illustrates this dark fantasy story about a modern day east Asian country which was ravaged by war.

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mclarjh
Aug 12, 2018

For teenage fans of violent fantasies.

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jomachase
Mar 22, 2017

I agree. The only disappointing part about this book is the story was too short. I want to know more about the kids. :(

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ParnassusReads
Jul 17, 2016

My only disappointment was that the book was not longer! I thoroughly enjoyed this graphic novel.

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