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The pristine urban of Elysium floats at the water global of Shora, inhabited through 'immortals' who've succeeded in unlocking the secrets and techniques of life.

Outsider Blackbear Windclan desires to proportion the key of immortality together with his personal humans, yet can he, and the town of Elysium, live to tell the tale the corruption and decadence that immortality has bred into the ageless society.

And what of the awareness of self-aware nano-sentient servitors and their quest for vengence?

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Daughter of Elysium: An Elysium Cycle Novel

"Masterful story"-Library magazine.

"Magnificently detailed"-Chicago solar instances

"An significantly notable fulfillment. .. a wonderful array of cultures awarded in remarkable depth"-Kirkus overview

"A considerate, well-crafted novel. .. Memorable. .. tricky. .. wealthy and particular. .. Touchingly Real"-Publishers Weekly

The pristine urban of Elysium floats at the water global of Shora, inhabited via 'immortals' who've succeeded in unlocking the secrets and techniques of life.

Outsider Blackbear Windclan desires to percentage the key of immortality together with his personal humans, yet can he, and town of Elysium, live to tell the tale the corruption and decadence that immortality has bred into the ageless society.

And what of the realization of self-aware nano-sentient servitors and their quest for vengence?

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Elmer’s voice sounded frightened as he said, “Go away, you hear me? ” She turned away, and the dogs barked at her until she was out of sight. EVELYN BENSON stayed on the steep trail for miles, taking step after jarring, downhill step until at last the trail emptied onto the logging road she and Cliff had followed. Having made it this far, her desperation gave way to exhaustion, her knees buckled, and she sank to the ground on the side of the road, too numb with shock to weep, too emotionally spent to pray.

When a novel is being read and celebrated ten years after its release, you know it is unique. The Oath is such a novel. First published in 1995, The Oath was a major international publishing event from day one. In fact, it made the bestseller list prior to its release through an innovative pre-sale campaign in Christian bookstores across the nation. Countless readers were riveted by the story of a deep secret that was destroying a small mining town. Throw in an invisible enemy with an unquenchable desire to devour all within its path and sin so real that it turns people’s hearts an oozing black—and you can see why the story would keep people turning pages long into the night.

Steve started down the hill toward the trees, his eyes carefully surveying the ground, the surrounding forest. There were more elk tracks and droppings, but still no signs of bear. The two trees bearing Cliff’s rope stood a short distance uphill from the denser grove of trees just below. One had its top broken off, as did two other trees in the grove just below. That was strange, Steve thought.

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