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7th Son: Book Two - Deceit (The Beta Version)

AUTHOR'S NOTE: This is "The Beta Version" of this podiobook. 7th Son: Descent is now available as a print novel from St. Martin's Press. During the editorial process, significant changes and improvements were made to Descent's print manuscript. Character names were changed, and events at the end of the print novel were modified in ways that will impact the rest of the print trilogy. The print novel represents an official reboot of the 7th Son series.Due to these changes, this "Beta Version" of Book Two: Deceit is no longer the "official" version of the podiobook. Please visit the 7th Son: Descent (The Print Edition) page to subscribe to the definitive beginning of the trilogy. You're welcome to continue the series with this version of Deceit, but understand that you will encounter slight inconsistencies in character names and plot references.THE STORYTwo days ago, seven human clones -- John, Michael, Father Thomas, Dr. Mike, Jonathan, Jack and Kilroy2.0 -- were torn away from their "normal" lives to stop a ruthless plot created by their progenitor, a man code-named John Alpha. Their quest was a descent into conspiracy, violence and death.The clones were successful in their mission, but victory was not without its price.As 7th Son: Book Two - Deceit begins, the Beta clones are demoralized, reeling from their loss ... and about to learn that John Alpha's plans are far from over.To prevent the next phase of Alpha's plan, John, Kilroy2.0, and the others must unearth more dark secrets about the government project from which they were spawned. They will experience the horrors of betrayal, and race cross-country to track John Alpha.And they will finally realize the scope of Alpha's wrath -- the bloodshed the clones have witnessed is merely a prelude to the world-rending destruction to come. Unless they can stop it first.Deceit is the second novel in J.C. Hutchins' 7th Son thriller trilogy.

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Chapter 29

The final chapter.

42mins

13 Mar 2007

Rank #1

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Recap, Chapters 1-2

John Alpha -- who lives on inside the mind of Vice President Charles Caine -- contacts his other "selves," updating them on his ongoing conspiracy. Father Thomas and Dr. Mike do some soul searching. Dania Sheridan explains the secrets of Psyjack technology.

59mins

27 Sep 2006

Rank #2

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Chapter 3

The story shifts to the 7th Son facility. Hugh Sheridan and John explain Psyjack technology to Kilroy2.0, Jack and Jonathan. Dr. Mike makes a call to the facility. The clones, Sheridan, Gen. Hill and Dr. Kleinman discover the scope of John Alpha's recent NEPTH-charge activity. Another secret technology is revealed.

33mins

3 Oct 2006

Rank #3

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Chapter 28

Jack, Kilroy and Father Thomas ponder the future. John faces off against four Devlins ... and fights for his life in the Arctic.

21mins

8 Mar 2007

Rank #4

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Chapter 27

The machinations of villains.

28mins

27 Feb 2007

Rank #5

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Chapter 26

John makes his way to the Rookman Oil camp, and eavesdrops on several of its denizens. A good Samaritan does a bad thing.

18mins

22 Feb 2007

Rank #6

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Farewell Episode

Debut date: March 23, 2007. Here it is -- the final episode for Book Two: Deceit. J.C. Hutchins answers your questions, basks in the glow of your comments, and thanks darned-near everyone (again) for their support!

1hr 20mins

21 May 2007

Rank #7

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Chapter 24

Events escalate at Brownlow Point.

31mins

6 Feb 2007

Rank #8

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Chapter 4

The clones are baffled by the ten encrypted messages left by John Alpha's minions. A cipher is found. Hugh Sheridan reveals a secret. Jonathan refuses to help.

37mins

11 Oct 2006

Rank #9

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Chapter 25

Jack, Father Thomas and Kilroy2.0 are reunited in Texas. Jack shares his recent revelations. The clones attempt to hail the other Aurora.

15mins

13 Feb 2007

Rank #10

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Chapters 18-19

The Beta clones leave the 7th Son facility to pursue Alpha. Gen. Hill's "very special" aircraft are revealed. A mystery greets Kilroy, Father Thomas and Jack in Texas.

34mins

19 Dec 2006

Rank #11

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Chapters 5-6

Father Thomas, Dr. Mike and Dania Sheridan return to the 7th Son facility. The reunion is cut short. In Texas, A.U. Rookman receives a very special delivery.

37mins

18 Oct 2006

Rank #12

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Chapter 21

Jack, Father Thomas and Kilroy2.0 solve a riddle ... which sends them to an unexpected locale. A new villain says hello. An ultimatum is made.

29mins

17 Jan 2007

Rank #13

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Chapter 23

In Prophecy, Special(k) makes an ultimatum. Jack plots his escape.

29mins

30 Jan 2007

Rank #14

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Chapter 7

Dania and Dr. Mike chat. Jonathan tells a story. The clones make a major breakthrough. Alpha's trinity is revealed.

37mins

25 Oct 2006

Rank #15