Publication Date: March 2, 2014
In Irradiance: The Dream Guild Chronicles by David Bruns, a child turns thirteen in Sindra, a futuristic world, they are implanted with crystals that connect them to the other adults in their world so that they become part of The Community. Speech is forbidden and telepathy is the only acceptable way to communicate. If you speak, you will be recycled. If you look different when you are born, you will be recycled. There are tight holds within The Community. Maribel is a scientist. Irradiance is book one of the Dream Guild Chronicles.