It’s 1987. Marcus Lopez hates school. His grades suck. The jocks are hassling his friends. He can’t focus in class. But the jocks are the children of Joseph Stalin’s top assassin, the teachers are members of an ancient league of assassins, the class he’s failing is “Dismemberment 101,” and his crush has a doubledigit body count.Welcome to the most brutal high school on earth, where the world’s top crime families send the next generation of assassins to be trained. Murder is an art. Killing is a craft.At Kings Dominion School for the Deadly Arts, the dagger in your back isn’t always metaphorical.
Dark and gritty. Welcome to the world of Marcus, a troubled young teen living on the streets. When the law catches up to him for his past transgressions,
he’s saved in an energetic action sequence that leads to a secret underground assassin school! Drugs, violence, and sex fill this story, but it’s still a very human story.