Darkness of the Light

Darkness of the Light

Book - 2007
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Baker & Taylor
On the Damned World--a planet once known as "Earth"--twelve different races of beings, including Vampires, Mermen, Cyclopes, and a nearly extinct humankind, have battled for control and survival for eons, until those sick of war, fear, and death band together to seek a legendary Orb of Light that they hope can bring peace to their world. Reprint.

McMillan Palgrave
Peter David, a creative force in television, and a best-selling author of comics and novels, has created a fantasy world sure to delight his legions of readers.

The Damned World is home to twelve races, each of which has fought the others for survival for generations. What none of them knows is that they are all creatures of Earth, a world of legend. On Earth eleven of the twelve races were creatures of human myth or folklore.

All live in awe of the all-powerful Overseer, whose authority none dare challenge. A new spirit has arisen among those sick of war and tired of living in fear. Some believe that it is possible for the races to become allies instead of adversaries. With this new spirit has come a time of possibility, of change.

Jepp, a human woman and Karsen, a Bottom Feeder, have broken with tradition and cast their lots together. They seek the Orb of Light, with which they believe they can gain the power and release the Damned World from its chains of violence and ignorance. But they’re not alone, for everyone who knows about the Orb would kill to get it. If someone gets the Orb, things will change. These are, as the proverb warns, interesting times.

The first novel of the uniquely exciting Hidden Earth trilogy, now in paperback!

Publisher: New York : Tor, 2007
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780765350336
Characteristics: 412 p. ; 25 cm


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Jul 22, 2015

i gave this book a quick erad to see if the series would be worth it. 'Cause let's face it, if a book or series (video or written) is gonna flop, it starts to show in the second book/movie/segment. Instead of a flop I found an interestingly eclectic read that was able to slow the quick reading down and convince me the series is worth checking out.
Now back to the start with me!

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