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A Year and a Month and a Day
Nan Kuwo has already sacrificed her former life to await her forbidden Deity's test in the silence of a hidden Temple. Will she survive to live out her heart's desire?
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Published September 12th 2011 by Callihoo Publishing
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What if your god was not a he or a she . . . but somewhere in between? And what if it was forbidden to worship that god, but you felt compelled to do so because you thought you had more in common with the god than anyone else you knew? Such is Nan Kuwo's dilemma. She gave up everything for her god--now would she survive that worship?
This highly original story explores concepts of gender with compassion and imagination. Main character Nan Kuwo's world, dreamlike and yet drawn with powerful sensory images, comes alive for the reader, who will be absorbed in both the dangers and the possibilities Nan faces pursuing a quest for self-knowledge.
Beverly Stuart writes science fiction and fantasy, and sometimes horror. Her wide-ranging interests include medicine, Maya culture, comparative religious studies, music, costuming, psychology, and psycho-spiritual technologies. She is actively involved in managing the behind-the-scenes operations of a 50-voice choir, heading a local body of a fraternal lodge organization, and keeping her partner, ...moreMore about Beverly Stuart...