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In this short story, Vincent Pels struggles to save his daughter in life and death.
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Published November 26th 2010 by Rathbone, Brian (first published 2008)
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MsBDiamondDiva1
May 22, 2011 MsBDiamondDiva1 rated it liked it
Ok, this short story is a little confusing; but the concept was very interesting. I think the author should have made it a little long, so you could understand the background of the characters.
Maki
Dec 18, 2014 Maki rated it liked it
I brilliantly didn't realize until after I'd finished this that it was written by the guy who wrote Call of the Herald, which I read last year. I thought the writing style was familiar.

Not much to say as far as the story itself. It was a story about guardian angels, and fighting your demons. Literally.

Cute, but very, very short. The ending made it feel like there was more that could have been written, so if you hate open endings...um, watch out for that. Definitely felt like it could have been l
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Gunnar
Jan 06, 2014 Gunnar rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: kindle-lendable, 2014
3.5 stars for a great concept. The storyline intrigued me but it got kinda chaotic toward the end; a sentence here or there would have clarified the questionable bits nicely. Still a good story and pretty well written. Thanks for the read.
Michelle
This was a very short story (nearly flash fiction). I liked it but I really wish there were more to the story. It was as if the author had a dream, woke up and wrote down everything he remembered. I would love to read more of the story and find out more about the characters. If you ever catch yourself wanting to read something start to finish and only have a few minutes, I highly suggest Beyond the Veil.
Cathy
Jul 19, 2011 Cathy rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: kindle-books
Short ebook about souls slipping "beyond the veil" to battle demons and save an old soul who has been reincarnated.
It was a little confusing since the souls had different identities on either side of the veil. I don't know where the demons came from except one soul said she had created them through her errors. She must have been a real screw-up because there were a lot of demons.
It was free so WTH.
Stephani
May 11, 2012 Stephani rated it it was ok
begining was great! but seems like middle through the end was completely rushed and was stopped suddenly. Could have been a whole lot bigger and more! Not even short story, like flash there it is and there its done.
David Self
Jul 22, 2013 David Self rated it it was ok
Story about classic good/evil and fight your demons. I really like this author but felt his very short story was intended to be a longer piece that he just got tired of writing.
Jacquel
Jun 03, 2012 Jacquel rated it really liked it
Shelves: enjoyable-books
It was good if you wanted a fast-paced action book that you can read in one sitting. But the one problem was that it could have been a bit longer.
Stephanie
Jan 16, 2012 Stephanie rated it liked it
Shelves: 2012
this was a cool story i enjoyed the idea behind which makes me wish it was longer
Cheryl
Jun 15, 2011 Cheryl rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Cheryl by: free Kindle book
Interesting concept, full of action but a bit confusing.
Kadia
Dec 10, 2012 Kadia rated it it was ok
Beginning was good, but that was the only thing I liked.
Stephen
Apr 15, 2012 Stephen rated it it was ok
Shelves: fantasy
Wanted to like this book, but just couldn't finish it
Jasmine Catalan
Sep 02, 2011 Jasmine Catalan rated it it was ok
Shelves: short-stories
I'm still confuse :| 'Twould have helped if it were longer.
Jenny  (hades2) (Chocolate Chunky Munkie)
DNF - could not get into this at all.
Sandra
Jun 21, 2011 Sandra marked it as to-read
Free on Amazon and Nook
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Fantasy author Brian Rathbone
A former horse trainer and computer programmer, Brian Rathbone used his old world knowledge and love of fantasy fiction to create The World of Godsland fantasy series, which begins with The Dawning of Power trilogy.

The World of Godsland fantasy series includes:

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