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While We Run

Karen Healey

In Healey’s sequel to When We Wake (2013), a diverse and politically committed group of teens fight a sinister government in 2127. Tegan and Abdi are in captivity because of the unrest they created after revealing Australia's cryonics project. Tortured and abused by their captors, the two are forced to promote the government's starship scheme. Abdi and Tegan manage to make a thrilling escape, and while on the run, they discover astonishing new details about the program. The two realize that thousands of lives may be in jeopardy and decide to do whatever they can to bring down the government.