Presence, the Play offers a penetrating perspective on the vital role personal presence plays in the essence of life. This timely, captivating novel speaks to a growing hunger for a way of life that's real and tangible, the opposite of an artificial existence lived in a realm of mediated connectivity.
The protagonist of Presence, the Play is a playwright and monk named Script who lives on the Isle of Estillyen. On the opening night of Presence, Script's long-awaited play, he suffers a devastating fall in the theatre balcony and lapses into a prolonged coma. The novel plays out in Script's comatose state.
Presence, the Play offers a meticulously crafted storyline evoking the imaginative prose of J. R. R. Tolkien, the spirited perception of C. S. Lewis, and the dramatic flair of Dante's Divine Comedy. Readers will join Script on an epic mission to save the Isle of Estillyen from the forces of darkness, experiencing many daunting adventures along the way.
|Publisher:||Port Estillyen Productions|
|Product dimensions:||5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.55(d)|
Table of Contents
One: Presence, the Play... 1
Two: The Infirmary... 11
Three: Darkened Tunnel... 23
Four: Mission Disclosed... 33
Five: Along the Scripted Way... 47
Six: The Abyss and Presence Passé... 63
Seven: No Way Back... 79
Eight: Dawn to Dark... 95
Nine: Bewilderment... 111
Ten: Morning Dew... 125
Eleven: Keys to Death and Hades... 141
Twelve: Seven Valleys of Sin... 153
Thirteen: Reservoirs of Bewilderment Fourteen Meadow Roundtable... 193
Fifteen: Operation Spite... 209
Sixteen: Mysterious Encounters... 225
Seventeen: Estillyen Easter... 237