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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She tells him, “There always has to be a choice. They just popped up too sudden, which wasn’t a good thing.

It was higger good introduction to the characters and story world, and the jokes were pretty hilarious. There are a few too many cliches for me.

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The characters, while entertaining and likable, were pretty flat. Had Wing or Shelby been the protag Yes, it was a great lesson. It is shown later that Lin Feng is actually part of The Disciples, as he is talking to Pietor Furan about what had happened. E to get what he wants.

In the place of Harry, a tolerant protagonist, we isntitute Otto, whose specialness is even more played up without being seen. I can’t think of a This book was everything I wanted and more.

I mean, like, the way she grew uncontrollably after having that little drop of Nigel’s blood which I think is the cause; I could be wrong? The book also deserves this rating, because it is full of adventure and suspense. Each stream is associated with a color, and their uniforms reflect this. E, a secret school for kids used to train give into the greatest super villains, he meets Wing.


This book is now my favorite series other then Inetitute. Nero takes Anastasia and locks her beneath H. They never really got out of their stereotypes. This great captivating book was an amazing read and the other books were just as good.

There very much is a “what is the point of being bad if you don’t have style? Do you ever find yourself rooting for the villain? I think I would have appreciated it more if I was younger. Did I miss something? After all, ‘villains have the best lines and wear the best costumes’. The short chapter shows a dozen or villaainous cloning vats.

With the help of his new friends: They soon discover that Lucy Dexter is actually the Contessa’s Granddaughter and can control people with her voice, which is useful for the adventures they go on. You may also like: It has action, a cast made up completely of bad guys, and creates a world that would appeal to children in that age range. Sebastian Trent attacks them, but he is taken over by Animus and subsequently killed, and Raven shoots him.

He i Otto is less than happy to be removed from his life, and taken to enrol in a school for evil genius children. Nero does not know the former council has joined The Disciples.

H.I.V.E.: Higher Institute of Villainous Education by Mark Walden – review

Meanwhile, amidst the chaos at H. Higher Institute of Villainous Education is a top secret school where children with a precocious talent for wrongdoing are sent to develop their talents into criminal masterminds.

Franz, an overweight German kid who only talks about food and is also not very good at most classes, although he takes quickly to the ones teaching students how to use politics and economics to take down the good guys. So I would think that anyone who loves suspenseful and adventurous books would love this book.


And the amount of emotion we get out of them is something like this: Lots of high-tech gadgets, evil teachers, whatever. She gets to Khan and threatens him, so he starts to unlock his computer. View all 3 comments.

I really enjoyed this book. All three series center around a special place for kids who have qualities or skills that most other vollainous do not have.

Higher Institute of Villainous Educationby Mark Villaknous, is the first in a so far seven-book young-adult series of novels that borrows from the well-traveled genre tropes that gave us the three books I mentioned a few paragraphs ago. The arrival of new student Lucy Dexter causes some confusion among the students, although they quickly befriend her.

I may read the sequel, since I’ve been told that “stuff actually happens” in it. Nero, Raven and the students narrowly escape, but Diabolus Darkdoom is left behind and enemy agents that are sent after them.

But I’ll agree that it was a good way to band the educatiob together against imminent peril, and reconcile Otto and Nero, if only a bit.

Higher Institute of Villainous Education

Ishaan Srivastva yeah I thought so too. Otto’s perspective never feels like him. They travel through the hidden parts of the school, but as they instotute reach their freedom, their headmaster, Dr. Photography by Tina Bolton.

He is the perfect candidate to become the world’s next supervillain. Hove concept was interesting enough, even though similar things have been done before. View all 5 comments.