Spin - Coming of Age in Boiling Water Summary & Analysis

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Coming of Age in Boiling Water Summary

Before being known as a consequence of the Spin, the disappearance of the stars and the moon from the sky was first referred to as the "October Event" by the media. The first human casualty of the said event was is failure of all satellite-based communication networks; everything from GPS, broadcast television and international surveillance systems are suddenly useless. All space programs are suspended indefinitely. It turns out that the bright disc that shines on the horizon is but an imitation of the original star that use to light up the sky.

Jason, a science genius in the making, retreats to his room for months. He is intent on finding out what happened on that night of October. However, the general population reacts with relative indifference during the first few months following the...

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