Sunday Times Books LIVE Community Sign up

Login to Sunday Times Books LIVE

Forgotten password?

Forgotten your password?

Enter your username or email address and we'll send you reset instructions

Sunday Times Books LIVE

Umuzi

@ Sunday Times Books LIVE

“Baxter is a Unique Case”: Read an Excerpt from Kill Baxter by Charlie Human

Apocalypse Now NowKill BaxterKill Baxter is the exciting sequel to Charlie Human’s incredible speculative fiction debut, Apocalypse Now Now:

The world has been massively unappreciative of sixteen-year-old Baxter Zevcenko. After unfairly being sent to a magical training school that’s part reformatory, part military school, Baxter has to saved the world from the apocalypse. Again.

Namibiana Buchdepot has shared a short excerpt from Kill Baxter in which you can read the application form sent in to Hexpoort, the school Baxter detests so much but ends up having to protect. It makes special note of Baxter’s unconventional genetic make-up:

“Baxter is a unique case. His genetic lineage is a strange hybrid of Siener, the Afrikaner mystics active primarily during the Boer wars, and the Murder, the shape-shifting giant Crows that have been responsible for the deaths of many in the Hidden community.”

Read the excerpt:

Applicant: Baxter Zevcenko

Age: 16

Baxter was brought to the attention of the Hexpoort admissions faculty by the MK6 agent codenamed Tone. As with any potential student, careful attention must be paid to his genetic history, magical skills and psychological make-up profile. The following profile was compiled from extensive MK6 surveillance of the subject and interviews with all involved in his case.

Book details

 

Please register or log in to comment