In this novel, a young woman who has recently been coroneted as the religious leader of her pagan people has a prophetic and frightening vision of the future that is certain to befall her gentle clan. She sees that a new, massively peopled faith is going to overtake the land her own people inhabit and make them choose between conversion or death. She knows that the near fu...more
(first published March 31st 2010)
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