Re-creation (The Three Lands) [NOOK Book]

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"He could not leave this room without his father's permission. And he could not imagine going to his father and saying, 'Please let me go gather moss so that my slave can have a proper New Year for once.'"

What can you give a slave who, by law, can own nothing? That is the question faced by Peter, the teenage heir to the throne of an empire. Despite his father's desire that the imperial heir maintain a formal distance from servants, Peter finds himself drawn in friendship to ...

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Re-creation (The Three Lands)

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Overview

"He could not leave this room without his father's permission. And he could not imagine going to his father and saying, 'Please let me go gather moss so that my slave can have a proper New Year for once.'"

What can you give a slave who, by law, can own nothing? That is the question faced by Peter, the teenage heir to the throne of an empire. Despite his father's desire that the imperial heir maintain a formal distance from servants, Peter finds himself drawn in friendship to the younger boy who serves as his slave.

But a shocking revelation on the eve of the New Year forces Peter to confront his own motives for keeping the slave close by. And that in turn will help him understand the deeper meaning of the gift-giving festival.

This coming-of-age novelette (miniature novel) on gender and sexual identity is a holiday tale that can be read on its own or as a side story in The Three Lands, a fantasy series on friendship, romantic friendship, romance, and betrayal in times of war and peace. The series is inspired by conflicts between nations during the Roman Empire and the Dark Ages.

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940011278082
  • Publisher: Dusk Peterson
  • Publication date: 4/13/2011
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 287,990
  • File size: 487 KB

Meet the Author

Honored in the Rainbow Awards, Dusk Peterson writes fantasy and science fiction with historical settings, as well as contemporary fiction and narrative nonfiction. Suspense plays an important role in many of the tales; the conflict in those tales is both external and internal. Peterson's stories are often placed in dark settings, such as prisons or wartime locations. The mood of the stories, however, is not one of unrelieved gloominess: friendship, gay romance, and loyal service are recurring themes. Visit duskpeterson.com for e-books and online writings.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 22, 2013

    Re-Creation

    Thought provoking tale of young brotherly friendship and barriers caused by skin color.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 22, 2012

    Boring

    I just couldn't finish this book. J..... :(

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 25, 2012

    short

    115 pages it was a novelle

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    Posted December 14, 2011

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