The Well

Fifteen generations before, the horror of Surface chased Singer s desperate ancestors into the vast underground bunker of the Well In a moment of darkest despair, Singer unsuccessfully attempts to breach the long obstructed hatch that leads outside to certain death, as everyone knows In punishment, he is cast down from the most privileged level of Seven into the hell oFifteen generations before, the horror of Surface chased Singer s desperate ancestors into the vast underground bunker of the Well In a moment of darkest despair, Singer unsuccessfully attempts to breach the long obstructed hatch that leads outside to certain death, as everyone knows In punishment, he is cast down from the most privileged level of Seven into the hell of the Well s lowest layer the damp, crowded, and stinking Pit Despite the bleak turn of events, Singer s harsh new surroundings begin opening his eyes to the truth of the Well and of humanity, his revelations helped along by the wise old Tech and his too forward, too unconventional, too maddening daughter Resigned to his prison far from Seven, Singer s hope rekindles with the discovery of a means to climb the central shaft that leads back to Seven and to the outer hatch He joins uneasily with the Tech s daughter in a lunatic plan to ascend the shaft and escape the Well But can they dare hope to succeed And if so, will they find a livable world outside on Surface Or will the terror that propelled their ancestors underground have the final laugh These questions seem unanswerable, for no resident of the Well is equipped to imagine what lies above especially not Singer
The Well Fifteen generations before the horror of Surface chased Singer s desperate ancestors into the vast underground bunker of the Well In a moment of darkest despair Singer unsuccessfully attempts to bre

  • Title: The Well
  • Author: David J. Nix
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 485
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • 1 thought on “The Well”

    1. I was very pleasantly surprised. I very much enjoyed this book and am starting the 2nd book now. I highly recommend this to just about anyone who would like a quick yet satisfied read. Love the ending ;)

    2. I published this novella in the dying days of 2014. I was surprised that the first review appeared within days, and thankful that it was a solid "5". This story is a departure from the YA content I normally produce - I wrote it for adult sci-fi lovers. Developing characters and plot in the constraints of 30,000 words was a challenge, but it forced me into an economical style that I grew to appreciate very quickly. If you are a lover of sci-fi and post-apocalyptic stories, I hope you consider gi [...]

    3. Different and deeply interesting. The hierarchy inside the well. Singer and the others. The turn of events.I liked it from the beginning and all the way to the moment the outside hatch was finally opened. How did they live? Why did they accept it? Or didn’t. Watching mentalities change, relationships grow, alliances form. All that kept me reading. But then I really liked it, when the truth about the outside world was revealed. I was certainly not expecting that. Not at all. Now I wonder, what [...]

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