By L. K. Rigel
Apocalypto, an epic technology fiction/fantasy sequence. The earth's environmental structures fail, mutated species are at the upward push, and eco-terrorists ignite international nuclear struggle. while the human race approximately destroys the planet, the gods intrude. This Omnibus variation includes the subsequent: area Junque, Spiderwork, and Bleeder.
On the threshold of a world-wide ecological cataclysm trigger via the Oil Spill of 2010 and the nice Sea point upward push of 2070, hydroponics agronomist Char Meadowlark attempts to get off planet, however the Defenders of Gaia strike whereas she's on the airport. go back and forth pilot Jake Ardri may well supply her in simple terms hope.
Her destiny was once to carry the area jointly. His future was once to rip it apart.
Durga is selected by means of the goddess to rule purple urban, domestic base of the chalices who offer natural-born heirs to kings of the hot global order. Khai, the scion of Luxor, falls tough for Durga, and he isn't afraid to teach it. Khai deals Durga the affection she by no means anticipated - yet to just accept him is to disobey the goddess.
BLEEDER (or FIREBIRD):
The King of Garrick desires to kill her.
The King of Allel desires to love her.
And shapeshifters stole her baby's soul!
A hundred years after sea-level upward thrust and worldwide nuclear struggle burnt up such a lot of humanity, Mallory is a chalice, one of many world's infrequent fertile adult females. Chalices dwell lower than the safety of crimson urban, which contracts with the kings of the harmony towns to supply natural-born heirs.
It's a pampered and simple lifestyles - till Mal is stuck among King Garrick's lust for global domination and Asherah's determined maneuvers for one more god's attention.
As Mal's forbidden emotions for King Edmund develop too powerful to disclaim, she discovers the reality of her previous and - so much terrifying of all - inevitability of her future.
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Two years have passed since we found this place. And in these two years we have learned more than we had learned in the ten years of the Home of the Students. We have learned things which are not in the scripts. We have solved secrets of which the Scholars have no knowledge. We have come to see how great is the unexplored, and many lifetimes will not bring us to the end of our quest. But we wish no end to our quest. We wish nothing, save to be alone and to learn, and to feel as if with each day our sight were growing sharper than the hawk’s and clearer than rock crystal.
It was just an adventure story, but what interested me was the fact that it was the first time I saw a fantastic story in print—rather than the folks-next-door sort of serials. What impressed me was the fact that they would publish such a story. And so I thought that if they didn’t mind fantasy, I would like to try Anthem. I was working on the plot of The Fountainhead at that time, which was the worst part of any of my struggles. There was nothing I could do except sit and think—which was miserable.
So International 4-8818 and we have never spoken of it. But we know. We know, when we look into each other’s eyes. And when we look thus without words, we both know other things also, strange things for which there are no words, and these things frighten us. So on that day of the spring before last, Union 5-3992 were stricken with convulsions on the edge of the City, near the City Theatre. We left them to lie in the shade of the Theatre tent and we went with International 4-8818 to finish our work.
Apocalypto: Omnibus (Apocalypto, Book 1-3) by L. K. Rigel