By Robert Charles Wilson
In a top-secret executive install close to the small city of 2 Rivers, Michigan, scientists are investigating a mysterious item stumbled on a number of years prior. overdue one night, the neighborhood citizens detect unusual lighting coming from the laboratory. the following morning, they wakeful to discover that their city was once actually bring to a halt from the remainder of the world… and thrust right into a new one!
Soon the city is chanced on through the bewildered leaders of this new world—at which aspect, the folks of 2 Rivers notice that they've arrived in a inflexible theocracy. The gurus, referred to as the Bureau de l. a. Covenance Religieuse, have ordered Linneth Stone, a tender ethnologist, to research the arrivals and file her findings to the Lieutenant in charge.
What Linneth reveals will problem the philosophical foundation of her society and lead inexorably to a fight for strength centering at the mysterious item that Rivers' govt scientists have been learning whilst the city slipped among worlds.
In Mysterium, Robert Charles Wilson "blends technology, faith, philosophy and trade heritage into an clever, compelling paintings of fiction." —Publishers Weekly
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