Five hundred years after mankind was nearly destroyed by The Plague, a controlled society known as the Precinct continues the evolution of the human race. The Wardens select all children for their lifelong occupation at age 5 and the Administrators teach them for 15 years their duties and responsibilities to Society. Alan7347F is a 17-year old Student classified to be a Machine Operator, but he spends his days wondering about the demise of his Ancestors’ civilization. One night, a rogue citizen, the Vagabond, creates a simulation that allows Alan and his classmates to travel back in time to experience firsthand the chain of events that nearly destroyed humanity. However, as the simulation unfolds, it becomes unclear what its true purpose is.
The Sentinel in Sector 5 is a 30,000-word sci-fi novella about the burning questions lingering in a young man's heart amid a restricted society. Like a cross between THE HUNGER GAMES and BRAVE NEW WORLD, SENTINEL IN SECTOR 5 is sure to keep you entertained while making you think about where our civilization is headed.