The Dangerous Days of Daniel X
The greatest superpower of all isn't to be part spider, part man, or to cast magic spells--the greatest power is the power to create. Daniel X has that power.Daniel's secret abilities -- like being able to manipulate objects and animals with his mind or to recreate himself in any shape he chooses... show more
The greatest superpower of all isn't to be part spider, part man, or to cast magic spells--the greatest power is the power to create. Daniel X has that power.Daniel's secret abilities -- like being able to manipulate objects and animals with his mind or to recreate himself in any shape he chooses -- have helped him survive. But Daniel doesn't have a normal life. He is the protector of the earth, the Alien Hunter, with a mission beyond what anyone's imagining.From the day that his parents were brutally murdered before of his very eyes, Daniel has used his unique gifts to hunt down their assassin. Finally, with the help of The List, bequeathed to him in his parents' dying breath, he is closing in on the killer.Now, on his own, he vows to take on his father's mission--and to take vengeance in the process.
Publish date: July 21st 2008
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Pages no: 238
Edition language: English
Series: Daniel X & 1.5 (#1)
This book included a nice combination of action and humor,Evan a little dark at times (the enslaved kids).the most funny part was the giant horse headed murderer,hopefully in the next book they will have more horse heads.this book was ok and seemed like it was not supposed to be about aliens,and it ...
I'm not sure whether this was written for a YA audience or a middle grade one. Either way, it's a bad book. If it was written for a YA audience, it's quite possibly the worst traditionally published YA novel in existence.I'm pretty sure I picked this up at a “going out of business” sale at a used bo...
Yes it was readable, but the plot, and the main characters complete Marty Stu-ness.... A Marty Stu is the male equivalent of a Mary Sue, a character that is perfect, has the exact powers needed, is loved by all right-thinking people etc. Daniel has this in spades. He is an alien hunting aliens who...
I felt like I was a flat stone skipping over a lake. There was no depth in the characters.Someone close to him was killed, well that was sad.He got hurt physically, well ouch.The girl he liked turned out not to be who he thought, well that sucks.The continuity did not flow in any sort of direction. ...
One problem that I consistently see in Patterson's books is that his character's powers aren't stable. In Maximum Ride, the powers aren't so much Deus ex Machina as more or less random and not really plot-relevant since some powers just go away (? where?) and it doesn't really say what happens. In D...