A saga of a young man's odyssey of self-discovery on an eerily alien Earth thirteen centuries in the future.
Rich in detail and filled with beings brought to life with intense energy, this strange and beautiful world reveals its secrets as Sumner Kagan changes from an adolescent outcast to a warrior with god-like powers. In the process, we accompany Sumner on an epic and transcendent journey.
Here stands a high talent; truly amazing, original, towering talent. He is an authentic poet; his imagery is original and often startling. The book is one high-pitched modulating chord from beginning to end, blazing with color and sensations, many of the latter bloody and shocking. Sumner Kagan is born into an Earth 1,300 years hence, when our planet has moved into a beam of radiation emanating from a black hole at the hub of the galaxy. Nothing is familiar except the human heart...
I write my fiction inside a volcano. The twenty-two novels and two short story collections I’ve published were all composed in Koko Crater, a dormant cinder cone near my home on the outskirts of Honolulu, Hawai’i.