Kenz is under the reign of an oppressive regime led by those they call the Silencers. The youth of the world, who are born into a life with special abilities, are sent on the run, sometimes by their own parents. Now the young refugees must form a resistance and take down the government.
Adrian is an anxiety-ridden teenager from Earth whose world was turned upside down five years ago, when her family vanished in front of her. Since then, she’s bounced around between foster homes—until now. Her childhood sweetheart has come back and is taking her to a new world. Frightened at the thought, she finds courage in the chance of finding her little sister once again. But she never expected to find herself with the power necessary to lead a war.
Jassyn is the reason that soldiers are afraid to hunt for refugees in the woods. Since the day that she witnessed her family’s massacre, she has been a fighter by every definition. She’s been training herself, honing her body, and turning it into a weapon. Now that Adrian has arrived in Kenz, the war that Jassyn’s family died for, the one that had gone cold, is reignited.
The Uprising is a novel that explores the importance of taking a stand. It’s a book about kids and teenagers taking on an army. And although there are always casualties in war, they cling to the hope that they will see the fall of the Silencers.