7TH SON: DESCENT (2009)

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In 2009, author J.C. Hutchins serialized the unabridged text of 7th Son: Descent in audiobook and PDF formats at this site, and in exclusive “blog text” format at BoingBoing.net. You may find these files below.

As America reels from the bizarre presidential assassination committed by a child, seven men are abducted from their normal lives and delivered to a secret government facility. Each man has his own career, his own specialty. All are identical in appearance. The seven strangers were not born, but grown —unwitting human clones — as part of a project called 7th Son.

The government now wants something from these “John Michael Smiths.” They share the flesh as well as the implanted memories of the psychopath responsible for the president’s murder. The killer has bigger plans, and only these seven have the unique qualifications to track and stop him. But when their progenitor makes the battle personal, it becomes clear John Alpha may know the seven better than they know themselves…

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Episode 1
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As America reels from the bizarre presidential assassination committed by a child, seven men are abducted from their normal lives and delivered to a secret government facility. Each man has his own career, his own specialty … and all are identical in appearance.

Episode 2
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John, Michael, Kilroy2.0 and the other abducted men discover their extraordinary origins. The enemy is revealed. The descent begins.

Episode 3
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The Beta clones tour the 7th Son facility, discover more about their origins, and learn about John Alpha’s intentions.

Episode 4
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In Washington D.C., Vice President Charles Caine visits a civilian hospital to receive a routine physical examination … but things do not go as planned. Back at the 7th Son facility, the John, Kilroy2.0 and the other Beta Clones puzzle over the clue John Alpha left for them. The clones begin to work together for the first time. Gen. Hill reveals an unexpected hobby. A breakthrough is made.

Episode 5
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The clones continue to decipher the Morse Code clue. Dr. Mike takes charge. John Alpha’s intentions become more clear. The second half of the clue is decoded. Meanwhile at a military base in the Russian wilderness, a former CIA agent named Doug Devlin reminisces about his past — and his current alliance with a man the clones know very well. A much larger conspiracy is unveiled. The implications of John Alpha’s plans become clearer.

Episode 6
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Episode 7
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The story shifts to Houston, where billionaire oil tycoon A.U. Rookman conducts a videoconference with a business associate. Michael, John, Dr. Mike and the 7th Son soldiers reach Los Angeles. After a tense ride through the streets of West Hollywood, the team arrives at Folie a Deux. The mission to stop John Alpha — and save Dania Sheridan — begins. At the 7th Son facility, Father Thomas, Jack and Jay learn more about Kilroy2.0′s world. A powerful benefactor lends a hand.

Episode 8
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Episode 9
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Episode 10
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