Those Who Walk in Darkness by John Ridley

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In the near future, the world has become home to certain people with amazing genetic structures-giving them powers that make them frighteningly superior to normal humans.

About John Ridley

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John Ridley began his career as a stand-up comedian in New York before becoming a writer for television, including such hits as Martin and The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, and for film, working with directors Francis Ford Coppola and Oliver Stone. Ridley's directorial debut, Cold Around the Heart, won a Best Director award at the Urbanworld Film Festival in New York. His previous novel, Love Is a Racket, was named one of the Ten Best Books of 1998 by the Los Angeles Times. He lives on the West Coast somewhere.From the Hardcover edition.
Published September 9, 2009 by Aspect. 320 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction, Science & Math, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense. Fiction

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Yet Ridley, whose Hollywood credits include work on Three Kings and Undercover Brother, knows how to make his story work both as a novel and as a proto-screenplay.

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Entertainment Weekly

Screenwriter (Three Kings), TV show creator (Platinum), and novelist Ridley concocts a prose comic book -- by which I intend a compliment.

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In placing the decision of what happens to the mutants they encounter in the hands of the MTacs, one wonders if the mutants they encounter are all really evil, or just desperate, certain that if they don't fight, they'll be killed on the spot?

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The lead character is Soledad O'Roark, a cop with a science background, who has invented a modified pistol, capable of shooting a variety of special rounds tailored to incapacitate or kill those possessing particular super-powers.

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We’re always made to feel for the mutants or the super heroes in comics – those awful humans hunting down the poor extraordinary heroes – but we never get to see how bad it can be for the normals.

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THOSE WHO WALK IN DARKNESS is John Ridley's fourth book.

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