"For eons, humans ruled the natural world. But a century ago, everything changed when the Titans appeared. Giant, grotesque parodies of the human form, these sexless monsters consumed all but a few thousand human beings, who took refuge behind giant walls. Today, the threat of the Titans is a distant memory, and a boy named Eren yearns to explore the world beyond the wall. But what began as a childish dream will become an all-too-real nightmare when a Titan finally knocks a hole in the wall, and humanity is once again on the brink of extinction."--page  of cover.
The prequel to the number one bestselling Attack on Titan and winner of the Diamond Gem Award for best manga continues! KEEP YOUR FRIENDS CLOSE As the days dwindle before the Survey Corps' last chance at an expedition, the need to train with their new equipment for fighting the Titans is more pressing than ever. But when an accident during training is revealed to be a work of sabotage, it sends shockwaves through the camp. Who is trying to ruin humanity's best chance at stopping the Titans, and why?!
The Survey Corps has overthrown the Royal Government and swept away the tyranny of the king. The next step: Move to retake Wall Maria, with the helpf of a newly-discovered metallic ore and Eren's miraculous Titan hardening powers. But as humanity pul
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UNLIKELY PARTNERS The Vertical Maneuvering Equipment, humanity’s greatest weapon against the Titans, is designed at last, but there’s a catch: Kuklo and the Survey Corps have only a short time to use it to successfully destroy a Titan, or the Corps will be disbanded for good. And even worse, an unlikely figure from Kuklo’s past will be taking part…
THE SIEGE OF ECBATANA After escaping the horrors of the battlefield, Arslan takes refuge with Daryun in a mountain retreat belonging to the former lord and genius strategist, Narsus and enlists his assistance in his mission to reclaim his lost kingdom. Meanwhile, the royal capital of Ecbatana is under siege by the Lusitanians and the queen finds herself captured by the mysterious masked figure behind the fall of Pars. From the Trade Paperback edition.
WHAT NO ONE KNEW… That day, Annie Leonhart woke up in the barracks. It was the morning of her day off. The feeling of freedom doesn’t last long, for tomorrow holds her biggest mission yet: During the 57th Expedition Outside the Walls, seize Eren Yaeger.
MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT Eren has infiltrated Marley territory and dealt the empire a devastating blow. But the real goal of the mission was always to get Zeke back to Paradis Island in secrecy. Now that this Titan heir of royal blood is inside the Walls, the island’s military government has its “earth-rumbling” weapon of mass destruction. But has this supposed deterrent actually started a countdown to total world war?