The Age of the New Barbarians, All Round Good Novel, critics say.
edited: Saturday, October 27, 2001
By George H. Smith
Posted: Saturday, October 27, 2001
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The explosion of the small atomic bomb sent tornado fires raging throughout New York City with thousands of causalities, which brought out the mobs which ransacked the city. Even so, the real danger befell the nation when the computer terrorists hacked into the power bases of the nation - the Pentagon, the major banks, the power and light companies, the communication systems. Apache knows he must act fast to save the nation, because the American people have not been conditioned to fight the long fight, stay the course, and win the race.
While the wipeout of New York City sets the tone of the novel, the impatience of the American public sets the pace. Apache knows he must find the computer laboatory, if the nation is saved. As it is today, no one knows for sure who is instructing the terrorists.Apparently, it is the Mexican, Ancira, but he has ties with both some of the Mid Eastern and Eastern countries. However, Apache knows how the American people.think. The computer chip had fallen into the wrong hands, and Apache knew he had to recover it fast, or the nation was doomed. As other writers, critics, and reviewers have told me, The Age of the New Barbarians is politically correct, because history has proven how mobs react. And, yes, the most deadly blow this nation would endure, is the shut down of the nation.