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Of Battle Aika Labe

Of Battle

Aika Labe

Published November 24th 2015
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250 pages
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Sixteen-year-old Fallston Falls Hughes harbors dreams of escaping from his lackluster home and social lives, to play his favorite video game (Of Battle) on the professional circuit. When league insider MrNiceGuy offers Falls a position on anMoreSixteen-year-old Fallston Falls Hughes harbors dreams of escaping from his lackluster home and social lives, to play his favorite video game (Of Battle) on the professional circuit. When league insider MrNiceGuy offers Falls a position on an emergent team, he jumps at the chance, only to find himself ill-equipped to deal with the dog-eat-dog world of professional gaming. Waking up from the dream, Falls finds manipulative teammates on one side, and downright hostile opponents on the other- he realizes, over the course of one O.B. season, that he has not been invited to play at war, but rather, he is living in one.Set in the near future, Of Battle delivers a complex portrayal of its fictional online sporting league, examining how it looks from the inside, the outside, and the hectic middle.