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Mortals & Deities - Book Two of the Genesis of Oblivion Saga
     

Mortals & Deities - Book Two of the Genesis of Oblivion Saga

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by Maxwell Alexander Drake
 

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Thrust into an Essence Node by what he thought were his benevolent teachers, Alant Cor has transcended the bonds of reality to become the first Mah’Sukai to walk the Plane of Talic’Nauth in thousands of years. Now, he must not only learn to deal with his new powers before they overwhelm and destroy him, he must also escape the wrath of those who hunt him

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Thrust into an Essence Node by what he thought were his benevolent teachers, Alant Cor has transcended the bonds of reality to become the first Mah’Sukai to walk the Plane of Talic’Nauth in thousands of years. Now, he must not only learn to deal with his new powers before they overwhelm and destroy him, he must also escape the wrath of those who hunt him.

Alant’s brother, Arderi Cor, has joined the ranks of the mysterious Tat’Sujen Order. He is elated with the newfound powers this secret order has awakened within him. Apprehension grips him, however, by the task they set before him – kill a newly discovered Mah’Sukai before this person gains mastery of their powers.

These two brothers find themselves on the opposite side of a forgotten war whose beginning is lost in time. One brother is bent on survival, while the other follows Tat’Sujen orders, thinking he must, to save all he holds dear. Both are set on a collision course with fate.

Unbeknownst to the brothers, a strange, gray-skinned girl named Elith also travels this fateful course. Raised from birth for one purpose – to capture a Mah’Sukai should one return to the Plane of Talic’Nauth. Elith’s master, known only as the Revered Father, desires this new Mah’Sukai to further his own gains. Yet, turmoil boils within her. Is this her true purpose? Is she really the only member of her race in this world of Humans? If so, why does she doubt everything she has been taught by the priests?

Klain, the beast, seeks his place as a free being in the world of Humans. It is a life he has never known. Yet, is he truly free? Or, is he just another pawn in a larger, more sinister game?

As the magical race of the Elmorr’Antiens reaches out to manipulate the other inhabitants of Talic’Nauth, an even greater power pulls their strings from the shadows. A force, forgotten and unknown to the inhabitants of the Plane, exerts its power to control all the players. How will this power shape the events that unfold as these hapless adventurers spiral toward an inevitable meeting?

Editorial Reviews

Lindsey Losnedahl
Drake again offers fantasy lovers an action-packed adventure populated with intriguing characters, each a hero in his or her own way. Themes of family, friendship and loyalty layer the novel that carries overtones of “The Wizard of Oz” and “Star Wars.” “Mortals & Deities” offers much to lovers of this genre; Drake’s thrilling adventure inspires readers to root for their favorite hero or hope for a villain’s demise.
Editor-in-Chief Rocco
"Drake’s story reaches in and takes control page after page. Not since Cain and Able has the conflict between siblings been so masterfully crafted in such a way that every reader can sympathize with and absorb."
Jeff Editor
"A brilliant sequel of epic proportions that instantly grips the imagination of the fantasy lover."
James Starke
This is a magnificent addition to the Genesis of Oblivion series, and one that begs for additional sequels. The richly developed world leaves me wanting more, just as the first novel did. I can’t wait to return to Talic’Nauth! Overall, this was an incredible, captivating read.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781936525058
Publisher:
Imagined Interprises, Inc.
Publication date:
01/21/2011
Series:
Genesis of Oblivion Saga , #2
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
4 MB

Meet the Author

Maxwell Alexander Drake is an award-winning Science Fiction and Fantasy author. The first novel of his Genesis of Oblivion Saga, Farmers & Mercenaries, was released in June of 2009 and won both a 2009 Moonbeam Young Adult Fantasy Award for Excellence in Literature and was named Dragon Roots Magazine’s Best New Fantasy Saga of 2009.

Book two of this saga, Mortals & Deities, was released in September 2010. Book three is scheduled for release in early summer of 2011.

His Genesis of Oblivion Saga Short, The Way of the Lion, was published in the 2010 Gen-Con author’s collection, Missing Pieces, and took their Honored Spot. This collection, as well as the Genesis of Oblivion Saga, is available worldwide in four print versions, four digital versions and two audio versions. It can be found at many fine retailers such as Barnes & Noble.

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Mortals & Deities - Book Two Of The Genesis Of Oblivion Saga 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Callme_Mom More than 1 year ago
...And to think that I thought "Farmers & Mercenaries" was awesome!.. "Mortals & Deities" had me captivated through the entire book, gaining intensity as the chapters moved on. More intense, now I'm really looking forward to Book Three! Can't wait! Definitely, will pre-order!
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G_A_McBride More than 1 year ago
Drake has done it again! The story he started in book 1 has exploded into non-stop action in book 2. The plot thickens & new characters/villains & unknowns are introduced. A real page turner that has me very much looking forward to the next in the series!