H.I.V.E. Higher Institute of Villainous Education has ratings and reviews. Jennifer said: Reviewed by Jeremey for come to . Higher Institute of Education is the first book in the H.I.V.E. series written by Mark Walden. Contents[show] Summary Otto Malpense may be only thirteen years. H.I.V.E. (Higher Institute of Villainous Education) is a top-secret school of applied villainy where children with a precocious gift for wrongdoing are sent to.

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Adam Rex, your style is distinctive! It was just an accident not something that anyone would want to mark as a great end of a story. While they succeed in rescuing Darkdoom, Otto insyitute stay behind on an out-of-control Air Force One to disarm the weapon, and he passes out after being in a plane crash, leaving him in the custody of the U. After consulting the biotechnology teacher, she discovers that this seed is most commonly found instotute the Amazon, which is where she is headed.

A simple way of introducing children to carroll diagrams, in a way which is meaningful to them. Feb 08, Torrin rated it it was ok Shelves: I’m sorry, but H. Nothing really happens for the first half of the book, and a large chunk is used for Otto’s backstory although, since this is the first book in the series, it makes sense. It deserves this rating, because the author, Mark Walden, put the plot together fantastically. Laura manages to persuade Otto and the others to help her to steal the location of the Hunt, even though they do not know what Chief Dekker had forced their friend to do.

Nero, reveals that all along they have been going on an impossible mission. The plot wasn’t my favorite. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. May 05, Jennifer Wardrip rated it liked it Shelves: I’m just a bored, critical teenager.


One of my favourites is H. The book ends with Raven and Otto traveling through Europe ivllainous assassinate the Disciples. Raven’s original purpose for going to the Amazon was also to seek the help of an old friend, who is shown to betray her.

Subjects such as Tactical Education, Stealth and Evasion, Villainy Studies, and many other classes meant for other students, such as Henchmen. You follow the hero’s journey, and don’t particularly care about the villain, since you know that a hero must ultimately defeat the dull antagonist. A series looking at how villains run things was a great twist in the hero theme and can be compared with the likes of Artemis Fowl.

E, the teachers all think Nigel isn’t living up to his super-villain dad’s reputation. My favorite part of H. The story follows an orphaned, white haired young boy with the name of Otto Malpnese.

Meski tagline-nya seperti di Hogwarts, dengan segala fasilitas dan kemampuan para muridnya, mengingatkan saya pada film Spy Kids. They are confronted by two bullies at the first group meal. The students have been kidnapped and brought to a secluded island inside a seemingly active volcano, where the school has resided for decades.

Jun 23, BetweenThePages rated it liked it Shelves: E in order to reclaim Nero, but are captured and sent into space, to Number One’s hideout. It plays around with the idea of morally instiute characters, the choice between being good or evil and was a nice twist on the expectant parent clich The Higher Institute of Villainous Education hereafter referred to as H.

H.I.V.E. (Higher Institute of Villainous Education)

In addition, during Dr. This book is filled with them. They have to fight, and Lucy ends up dying, in a sacrifice for Otto. Good as a one off read, and fairly easy to follow. Inside the cavernous marble rooms, floodlit hangars, and steel doors, the students are enrolled in Villainy Studies and Stealth and Evasion Higher Institute of Villainous Uive.


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Book Review: “H.I.V.E.: Higher Institute of Villainous Education” by Mark Walden – Escape Pod

This page was last edited on 15 Novemberat Nero disbands the ruling council of G. When the helicopter lands, Otto is informed that he will be spending the next six years of his life being schooled at H. I suppose it’s geared towards kids around middle school. All ihstitute kids are elite; they are the most athletic, the most technically advanced, and the smartest in the country.

Cypher is shot dead by Wing, and Otto is nearly taken over by Overlord, but Laura uses the neural pulse device to eject Villsinous and Animus from his system, nearly edycation Otto in the process. But really, Raven was totally my favorite character. Cypher makes an attack on the school, threatening to kill the students of H. Views Read Edit View history. This article needs additional citations for verification. It was fun, not gonna lie, but I think the younger kids might like it more.

Not the shadowy figure that shows up twice. Photography by Tina Bolton. There are a few too inxtitute cliches for me.

Aug 10, Amanda rated it really liked it. I really enjoyed this book. Adding to the feeling of emotional disconnect, the POV was a fairly bland third person omniscient, and there was a lot of telling instead of showing.

Otto and Raven are desperate to rescue their friends from the clutches of Anastasia Furan, head of the evil Disciples organization. Eventually, Darkdoom issues a capture or kill order for Otto. I had actually made a plan, but had never put it in to action.