Author: Chris Pang
The New Hero is a tale of courage and mystery, as a young orphan named Will discovers who he truly is. After a mysterious accident in Hawaii, Will is kidnapped in one of the oddest manners, and then realizes that there is another world lurking in the human civilization. He tries to understand who he really is, only to be told by people who befriend shape-shifters. Soon realizing that he is supposed to be the greatest hero mankind has ever seen, he becomes a child soldier and goes on a journey of betrayal and friendship, seeing horrors that aren't meant for a fourteen years old's eyes. He realizes that the world is not the innocent place that it seems and learns the secrets of war. Blood and tears are shed, friends are lost, and yet Will still fights on. Can he get through all of this chaos? Or will he perish as another casualty in this war?