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Could a Roman general survive an untamed America? Perhaps, with the aid of the wily Indian Aquila.
The people of the planet Thanet believe the world ends every 5,000 years and a new life cycle begins. Now as a fiery star called the Death-Bringer nears, Captain Picard and his crew determine it's a rogue comet. Can Picard save the Thanetians' civilization without destroying their beliefs? Original.
The Thanetians believe that the world comes to its end in fire and life begins anew every five-thousand years. The fiery comet approaching their world appears to confirm their beliefs, but the Enterprise will destroy the comet if that course of action seems wise. Captain Picard first wrestles with the question of how to save the Thanetian's planet without completely destroying their rich culture. As if that problem were not enough, it is discovered that the comet is actually alive.
When Carrie Dupré travels to the remote town of Winter Eyes to study a famed psychopath, she uncovers a dark history of violence, culture wars . . . and werewolves. MOON DANCE is a tale of horror and the supernatural alternating between the present of the 1960's and the Old West of the 1880's that fully explores the complexities of animal instinct, multiple personality disorder, sexual dominance and the nature of evil.
3 books: Riverrun, Forest of the Night, and Yestern.
S.P. Somtow's classic sequel to "The Iliad"... Firmly rooted in modern archaeological discoveries about Bronze Age cultures, "The Shattered Horse" paints a vivid picture of a decaying golden age seen through the eyes of the survivors of Trojan War. At the center of the story, Prince Astyanax, heir to the Trojan kingdom, marked for death as a child by the Greek conquerors, escaping perhaps by divine intervention, doomed, perhaps, to repeat history. An astonishing panoply of mythic characters come to life in this book, called by Gene Wolfe "in the true sense, a work of genius."
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