What would you do if you woke up in a room identical to yours, but without windows or doors? That is what happens to Luke Ellis, a twelve-year-old prodigy who is kidnapped by intruders who kill his parents. Luke discovers that he is in the Institute, a mysterious organization that recruits children with special abilities: telepathy or telekinesis.
At the Institute, Luke meets other children like him, who are subjected to cruel experiments to enhance their powers. Some of them disappear when going to the "Back Part", where they are supposed to be used as weapons to assassinate influential people. Luke decides to escape before it's too late, but he doesn't know that the Institute has more sinister plans than he imagines.
The Institute is a science fiction and horror novel by the master Stephen King, published in 2019. It is a story that grabs you from the first page and makes you feel the anguish and courage of the protagonists. King explores themes such as ethics, abuse of power, friendship, and resistance to evil. If you like King's novels like Fire Eyes or It, don't miss The Institute, a work that will make you question reality and the destiny of humanity.