Not Such Sweet Dreams Posted on September 1, 2012 by Ava What do these books have in common? “WATCH THOU FOR THE MUTANT” Tally is about to turn sixteen, and she can’t wait. Not for her license — for turning pretty. One boy and one girl between the ages of twelve and sixteen are selected by lottery to play. In order to develop a secure defense against a hostile alien race’s next attack, government agencies breed child geniuses and train them as soldiers. How did everything fall apart so quickly?