The Bar Code Prophecy
The third book in the Bar Code series, in which one girl struggles to escape the conformity of a dystopian world.Just as in the original Bar Code Tattoo, the year is 2025 and the mysterious, ubiquitous, and seemingly omnipotent multi-national corporation, Global 1, is in power through their agent... show more
The third book in the Bar Code series, in which one girl struggles to escape the conformity of a dystopian world.Just as in the original Bar Code Tattoo, the year is 2025 and the mysterious, ubiquitous, and seemingly omnipotent multi-national corporation, Global 1, is in power through their agent President Loudon Waters. But now this ominous situation is experienced through the eyes of sixteen-year-old Grace Morrow. When Grace finds out that she's adopted, her biological father, who's the head of the Global 1 nano-bot injection project, urges her against getting the bar code tattoo when she turns seventeen. Stunned by the revelations, she goes home to find her adoptive family vanished, and she's determined to find them, turning to the anti-bar-code group Decode. As they uncover more information about tracking, Grace must hide deep underground and under cover, trying to discover information that will allow Decode to figure out what Global 1 is up to, and trying desperately to shut the organization down for good.
Publish date: November 1st 2012
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Pages no: 208
Edition language: English
Series: Bar Code (#3)
I finally finished this series and now I can stop caring about it! I felt like the writing in this one was a lot slower than the other two books, which was great because the other ones just felt like brief scenes thrown together with no transition between them. That being said, there was some stuf...
The story follows Grace, a girl turning 17 in 2 weeks, excited to become an adult with a barcode tattoo: a mark that encodes all of your pertinent personal information in it. Some people fear that people are being taken advantage of or spied on through the tattoo�s nanobots, but everyone is supposed...
The GoodThe "enemy" point of view. I love love loved the idea of telling the last installment in this trilogy from the point of view of a Global 1 (aka big brother) sympathizer. I hate it when books drum out the idea that everyone on the "other side" is evil, corrupt, and eats babies for lunch. Weyn...