Where God so loved the world, Heather (or as few have dared to dub her “the goddess of condemnation”) holds a much crueler hand over her inhabitants. Every seventeen years, under her ever-watchful eye, an eclipse renders her land dark, taking the soul of everyone over the age of seventeen to the land of the unknown nothing. In its wake, Heather bestows the gift of a child upon the land. Some believe this child has special powers; others believe she inhabits the souls taken by the eclipse. But no matter the belief, one thing is certain—without the child, the land would crumble.
Most accept the eclipse and live every breath with a love unmatched by any other. This is especially true of Zoe, whose seventeenth year of breath nears ever so close. Born under the eclipse, Zoe understands her life is a gift and that she will return that gift in kind—whenever that day may be (that is until she falls in love and discovers the dark secrets hidden in the heart of Heather).
Still others yearn for a longer life and curse Heather’s name. One such person was branded the name Kayla on her day of breath eighteen years ago. Unable to comprehend the meaning of such viciousness, Kayla believes such a sacrifice is unnecessary, even for the worst of mankind. Little does she know that a mysterious traveler may hold the key to ending the eclipse forever.
Zoe and Kayla are best friends.
This is their story.
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About the Author
Bryan Caron is an award-winning creative director and owner of Phoenix Moirai, the creative genius behind all of your graphic design, writing and videography needs. With a Bachelor Degree in Creative Writing and an Associate Degree in Computer Graphic Design, Bryan spent nine years working full-time as a graphic designer, rising through the ranks from lowly scrubber to senior graphic designer, while working nights and weekends on his writing and films. Over that time, Bryan wrote, directed, edited and produced several short and feature films (including the award-winning coming-of-age dramas, "My Necklace, Myself" and "Secrets of the Desert Nymph,") and published four novels — "Year of the Songbird", "Jaxxa Rakala: The Search", "In the Light of the Eclipse", and "Memoirs of Keladrayia: Jaxxa Rakala". At the beginning of 2014, Bryan branched out on his own, bringing all of his skills and talents under one roof to form a one-stop shop for all of your creative needs. He now works hard continuing to build his company, while remaining true to his passion, carving out all the time he can to devote to his personal artistic endeavors. He currently resides in Murrieta, California.