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Beyond the Serpent's Heart

Beyond the Serpent's Heart

by Eric Witchey
Beyond the Serpent's Heart

Beyond the Serpent's Heart

by Eric Witchey



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Nothing ruins a first date like a kidnapping and learning you're the Mayan god destined to destroy the world.

Pakál, raised in the U.S. by his refugee mother, ignores the Mexican kids who taunt him for being Indio and the Anglo kids who shun him. He stoically pursues his version of the American dream – a good college, a law degree, and enough money to support his mother and marry the gringo girl of his dreams. Unfortunately, he is the incarnation of the Mayan god Nohochacum, and it is his job to battle the serpent of avarice in a one-on-one smack down that will cause the end of the world on Dec. 21st, 2012. Not all gods think it’s a good idea to end the world (and give up the worshipers that will end with it). Pakál must deal with his mother’s past, his family demons (divine and human), and a pantheon of gods unlike anything the U.S. school system ever suggested possible. In the end, he must accept his mythic nature, duty, and family in order to overcome the serpent of avarice and set the world on a path that will avert disaster at the end of the Mayan calendar.

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BN ID: 2940011445590
Publisher: Imagination Fully Dilated Publishing
Publication date: 08/02/2011
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: eBook
File size: 896 KB

About the Author

Eric M. Witchey has made a living as a freelance writer for over 25 years. His stories have appeared in ten genres on six continents, and he has received recognition from New Century Writers, Writers of the Future, Writer's Digest, The Eric Hoffer Prose Award program, the Irish Aeon Awards, Short Story America, and other organizations. His How-To articles have appeared in The Writer Magazine, Writer's Digest Magazine, and other print and online magazines. When not teaching or writing, he spends his time fly fishing or restoring antique, model locomotives.

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