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Paternus: Deluge, A Short Story

(Paternus Trilogy)

4.12  ·  Rating details ·  85 ratings  ·  12 reviews
Truly a delight for mythology fans.” -Petrik Leo,

“Deluge” is a stand-alone backstory of two characters from The Paternus Trilogy. In this short story, myths, fables, and legends from around the world are combined to recount the adventures of Fintán mac Bóchra and Myrddin Wyllt in ancient Ireland, and tell the “true” tale of the global disaster known as the G
Kindle Edition, 40 pages
Published August 26th 2018 by Paternus Books Media, DBA

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Michael Sliter
May 06, 2019 rated it it was amazing
A quick little glimpse into the history of a couple of our favorite gods from the world of Paternus. As always, well researched and fun to see how the same gods form the basis of beliefs from around the world.
Apr 12, 2020 rated it really liked it
Tried as a sample... very curious about main storyline now
Oct 13, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I love the entire Paternus series so, of course, I throughly enjoyed reading this short story that fills in some blanks with background information. I highly recommend it and hope you enjoy it as much as I did.

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Nov 20, 2020 rated it liked it
Not sure what I read here. Probably not the best point to start the Paternus series because there is no introduction neither to the people nor to the world or it‘s myth. It was interesting and annoying at the same time. Not sure if I will „continue“
"Highh Fantasy" Sean
Dec 31, 2020 rated it really liked it
Very interesting, fun little story full of wonderful backstory. A re-telling of The Great Flood like never before, Dyrk Ashton gives a peek behind the curtain of Paternus’s vast mythology. I can’t get enough of this series.
Aug 05, 2019 rated it really liked it
great short story to add to the Paternus line.
Jeremy Shelton
Feb 02, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Nice backgroud

This is a nice little addition of info on an already spectacular piece of storytelling. I recently finished the second book,which had no second book blues too it, and am super excited for the third. If you haven't read any of his work yet, do yourself a favor a give it a try.
Jan 07, 2020 rated it it was amazing
An Inspired version of the Flood.

I enjoyed the Deluge from start to finish. Descriptive language brings the story to life while aboard the ships that are sailing in unknown waters. I was immersed in the struggle against the monster of the deep that shattered the hope of the weary passengers when sighting land. Survival on land is a unique surprise that satisfied my curiosity. The love story is very touching, the sorrow of so much loss during the flood, and the magnanimity of this tragedy reached
Rowena Andrews
Jun 11, 2020 rated it really liked it
I've been meaning to read Paternus for a while, and for this would be a nice place to dip my toes and I loved it. It was a fascinating story, and very well written and I particularly enjoyed the encounter with the Leviathan, and I will be picking up the first of the main series next week! ...more
Jul 22, 2020 rated it liked it
Read this to get a feel for the Paternus Trilogy. It's full of Mythology and lore which is great, the lack of dialogue made it feel a little detached rather than a story to sink into but it's a 40 page short and it certainly peeked my interest. ...more
Alan Behan
Jan 19, 2021 rated it it was amazing
A great little story on a couple of the first born characters and how the great flood came about, highly recommend if your reading the Paternus trilogy....😁
Jun 08, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This gives a delightful, although sad look into the back story of Fintan and Myrradin. I love the way the great biblical flood was portrayed in this and how Noah and his ark supposedly happened. There was just enough character growth in this to make me like these two even more. Plus, anytime a leviathan makes and appearance, I am totally stoked. I recommend reading this after Paternus: Rise of Gods.
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Dyrk Ashton was born in Athens (Ohio, not Greece), on a chilly Halloween morning. He whiled away his adolescent years and teens in cornfields, woods, rivers, ditches and haymows, climbing trees, running along barn beams, riding, wrestling, soccering, fighting BB gun wars, reading Stuart Little, Jonathan Livingston Seagull, everything Verne, London, Kipling, White, Lewis, Doyle, Burroughs, Poe, How ...more

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