By L. K. Rigel
Apocalypto, an epic technological know-how fiction/fantasy sequence. The earth's environmental structures fail, mutated species are at the upward thrust, and eco-terrorists ignite worldwide nuclear struggle. whilst the human race approximately destroys the planet, the gods interfere. This Omnibus version comprises the next: area Junque, Spiderwork, and Bleeder.
On the threshold of a world-wide ecological cataclysm trigger through the Oil Spill of 2010 and the good 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. commute pilot Jake Ardri may supply her in simple terms hope.
Her destiny was once to carry the realm jointly. His future used to be to rip it apart.
Durga is selected via 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 demanding for Durga, and he isn't afraid to teach it. Khai bargains Durga the affection she by no means anticipated - yet to simply 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 push and international nuclear warfare burnt up such a lot of humanity, Mallory is a chalice, one of many world's infrequent fertile ladies. Chalices stay below the safety of purple urban, which contracts with the kings of the harmony towns to supply natural-born heirs.
It's a pampered and straightforward existence - until eventually Mal is stuck among King Garrick's lust for international domination and Asherah's determined maneuvers for one more god's attention.
As Mal's forbidden emotions for King Edmund develop too robust to disclaim, she discovers the reality of her earlier and - such a lot terrifying of all - inevitability of her future.
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