An epic and gripping tale of catastrophe and survival, The Passage is the story of Amy—abandoned by her mother at the age of six, pursued and then imprisoned by the shadowy figures behind a government experiment of apocalyptic proportions.
But Special Agent Brad Wolgast, the lawman sent to track her down, is disarmed by the curiously quiet girl—and risks everything to save her. As the experiment goes nightmarishly wrong, Wolgast secures her escape—but he can’t stop society’s collapse.
And as Amy walks alone, across miles and decades, into a future dark with violence and despair, she is filled with the mysterious and terrifying knowledge that only she has the power to save the ruined world.
The Passage takes dystopian creepiness to a whole new level while simultaneously placing vampires back into their proper places, as savage killers, not lovestruck teenagers who sparkle in the sun. This sci-fi/horror story starts out with a touching tale about a young mother who gives birth to a beautiful baby girl, but, due to a series of unfortunate events, cannot provide for her and leaves the child in the care of nuns. Amy’s story is sad, complicated, and will touch your heart. Continue reading