Root: A Serial Novel

Teenage friends in Chicago stumble onto the magical underpinnings of reality itself. And now reality wants them dead. A premium serial novel by Hugo and Nebula nominee William Shunn.

I spent three years writing a young-adult urban science-fantasy thriller. The brave kids at its core broke my heart in more ways than one. This year I'd…
Having saved their world, at least for now, Hasta and her friends make the long journey back home, facing difficult truths along the way.
Hasta escapes to the nightmarish Gameplain, where she joins her friends in a desperate last-ditch attempt to save their world from annihilation.
In the interface between worlds, Hasta learns more than she cares to know about the nature of her universe—and about the nature of her own self.
Standing before Brahman at long last, Hasta faces her greatest challenge yet—convincing the creator that her world is worth saving.
An unexpected ally helps Hasta to the Bus, but one last obstacle stands between her and an audience with Brahman. Can she take a life in cold blood in…
Trapped in a pit of A.A.’s making, Hasta’s crew must work together like never before if any of them hope to escape. But what if that means only one can?
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