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The Casitians Return (The Casitian Universe #1)

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In The Casitians Return, life on Earth changes forever when aliens of human origin arrive with a startling new mandate, and the technology to enforce it.

The aliens are here — and they are us. Or rather, they are human beings from another star system who have come to reunite the two branches of humanity, whether we like it or not. These aliens (who call themselves Casitians
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Published April 4th 2011 by Michelle Murrain, via Smashwords (first published April 1st 2011)
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Steve
Aug 14, 2011 Steve rated it really liked it
Michelle Murrain's debut novel The Casitians Return was a real treat. I read it nonstop right after its release, and am only now posting my thoughts.

I enjoyed the blend of hard science fiction, spiritual exploration, environmentalism, present day realities of surveillance and privacy, and musings on everyday life in high tech. The alien race Casitians have returned to Earth after many (really many) years leaving the planet to its own devices. When they last were here, the human race was kinda j
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Jane Rowan
May 02, 2011 Jane Rowan rated it it was amazing
Shelves: scifi
Melds Political, Spiritual, Personal, and Ecological

Casitians return to teach earth-humans lessons that we badly need to hear. The basic premise is that we’re all human, but when we are embedded in different social systems, our values and viewpoints can clash wildly, as they do in this novel. Many earth-humans naturally resist the necessary changes to bring humans back into balance with nature, for personal or political or religious reasons. This mix of motivations, sometimes within the same cha
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Michelle Murrain's work has spanned numerous disciplines, including neuroscience, education, nonprofit technology, theology and spirituality. She has published numerous scientific and technical articles and reviews, is a published poet, and a novelist. She lives and works in Northern California.
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