Head On (Lock In, #2) by John Scalzi

Head On (Lock In, #2)

John Scalzi returns with Head On, a chilling near-future SF with the thrills of a gritty cop procedural. Head On brings Scalzi's trademark snappy dialogue and technological speculation to the future world of sports.Hilketa is a frenetic and violent pastime where players attack each other with swords and hammers. The main goal of the game: obtain your opponent’s head and carry it through the goalposts. With flesh and bone bodies, a sport like th...

Details Head On (Lock In, #2)

TitleHead On (Lock In, #2)
Release DateApr 19th, 2018
PublisherTor Books
GenreScience Fiction, Fiction

Reviews Head On (Lock In, #2)

  • Harmony
    This book isn't even out yet and it has a rating... because I liked the first book, I'm giving this one an anticipatory rating to counter!
  • Sarah S
    Egalley provided by publisher. A solid sequel, good pacing, good world building, good conspiracy. Even if the mystery didn't stump me, I really enjoyed following along. The cat was perfect. I almost wish I'd waited for the audio, but I needed an entertaining read.
  • Dan
    FBI Agent Chris Shane is a Haden, someone who is "locked inside" their body while their brain remains completely functional. This disease affects about 1% of the population and Hadens use robotic avatars known as "threeps" to interact with the physical world. Chris is attending a pre-season game of the Hilketa league, an ultra-violent sport played by Hadens in specialized threeps in which the goal is to decapitate an opposing player and put their...