NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY, BUZZFEED, GOODREADS AND SHELF AWARENESS Pierce Brown’s heart-pounding debut is the first book in a spectacular series that combines the drama of Game of Thrones with the epic scope of Star Wars.
‘Pierce Brown’s empire-crushing debut is a sprawling vision . . . Ender, Katniss, and now Darrow’ – Scott Sigler, New York Times bestselling author of Pandemic ‘[A] top-notch debut novel . . . Red Rising ascends above a crowded dystopian field’ – USA Today ********** Darrow is a Helldiver. A pioneer of Mars.
Born to slave beneath the earth so that one day, future generations might live above it.
He is a Red – humankind’s lowest caste. But he has something the Golds – the ruthless ruling class – will never understand.
He has a wife he worships, a family who give him strength. He has love.
And when they take that from him, all that remains is revenge . . .