Wielding A Red Sword

Author: Piers Anthony
Editor: Del Rey
ISBN: 0307815633
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Here in a fourth complete-in-itself novel of the Incarnations of Immortality, Piers Anthony again combines fascinating magic with a gripping, complex struggle between good and evil. Mym was a dutiful son, but his father the Rajah interfered in his love life once too often. Rather than wed without love, he took up the Red Sword, symbol of office of the Incarnation of War. At first he thought his efforts could ameliorate some of the suffering caused by Earth's constant petty wars. But he found that behind all his involvement were the clever traps of Satan. When seeming mischance placed him in Hell, Mym organized a great rebellion among the Damned. And Satan seemed to capitulate. But free again, Mym learned that Satan had been busy stirring up riots and war. Now it seemed things had gone too far and Satan must surely win. There was only one desperate chance. . . .

Religion In Science Fiction

Author: Steven Hrotic
Editor: A&C Black
ISBN: 1472534271
Size: 15,73 MB
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Religion in Science Fiction investigates the history of the representations of religion in science fiction literature. Space travel, futuristic societies, and non-human cultures are traditional themes in science fiction. Speculating on the societal impacts of as-yet-undiscovered technologies is, after all, one of the distinguishing characteristics of science fiction literature. A more surprising theme may be a parallel exploration of religion: its institutional nature, social functions, and the tensions between religious and scientific worldviews. Steven Hrotic investigates the representations of religion in 19th century proto-science fiction, and genre science fiction from the 1920s through the end of the century. Taken together, he argues that these stories tell an overarching story-a 'metanarrative'-of an evolving respect for religion, paralleling a decline in the belief that science will lead us to an ideal (and religion-free) future. Science fiction's metanarrative represents more than simply a shift in popular perceptions of religion: it also serves as a model for cognitive anthropology, providing new insights into how groups and identities form in a globalized world, and into how crucial a role narratives may play. Ironically, this same perspective suggests that science fiction, as it was in the 20th century, may no longer exist.

Creative And Performing Artists For Teens

Author: Thomas McMahon
Editor: Gale Cengage
ISBN: 9780787639747
Size: 15,22 MB
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Features biographical entries discussing creative and performing artists from the fields of literature, music, the visual arts, and film and television.

Fantasy Review

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Size: 12,62 MB
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Playstation 2

Author: Prima Temp Authors
Editor: Prima Lifestyles
ISBN: 9780761540496
Size: 18,39 MB
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Game Strengths sony's playstation2 console has experienced phenomenal success with more than 30 million units sold worldwide and projected sales of 50 million expected by march 2003. Description/Sales Handle Playstation2: Hot Strategies for cool games contians hints, tips and strategies for over 30 of the best playstation2 games ever. this is a valuable resource for ps2 gamers of all ages. Comparison - psx gamer's guide has sold over 23,000 copies

A Red Soaked Morning

Author: Joshua Lancellotti
Editor: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 146915210X
Size: 14,66 MB
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Sex, violence, daring secret missions, diplomatic back channel maneuvering, thrilling warship battles, intensely loyal friendships bound by blood, chivalrous love affairs, heart wrenching deaths, unimaginable bravery and soulless treachery! All swirled about the nascent United States Navy as she fought her way into existence just ten years after the Revolution. Although there were many larger and more powerful navies in 1794, none were manned by such a thorough cast of brave young gentlemen, eager and destined to travel the world, bringing glory and victory to both themselves and their nation. In their travels across many of the worlds oceans, they would learn and hone their battle skills, transforming their small squadrons of American fighting ships into unstoppable powerhouses. Time and time again, Americas enemies would change their minds by the mouths of their cannon! Just boys as the Navy is formed, they will grow to men at sea, stumbling into love, tests of their honor, new landscapes and thrilling adventures. Some will die, and others will form unbreakable lifelong friendships that will serve them well through three wars. As the navy is slated to do battle with African pirates a world away, Europes larger world war looms into view, ensnaring the men and the nation in a war that may be impossible to win! It will take all their courage, daring and skill with the sword to keep the navy from ceasing to exist, as Americas enemies surround her from all sides!

The British Library General Catalogue Of Printed Books 1986 To 1987

Author: British Library
Editor:
ISBN: 9780862917821
Size: 19,85 MB
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Daughter Of The Forest A Sevenwaters Novel 1

Author: Juliet Marillier
Editor: Pan Australia
ISBN: 9781741984958
Size: 20,39 MB
Format: PDF
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The first book in the epic and compulsively readable Sevenwaters series "I enjoyed it immensely... For an Irish resident, familiar with the mores and customs, Daughter of the Forest had special meaning and relevance." Anne McCaffrey "This saga will hold you entranced" Australian Women's Weekly Daughter of the Forest is a mixture of history and heritage, myth and magic, legend and love. Lord Colum of Sevenwaters is blessed with seven children but it is Sorcha, the youngest child and only daughter, who alone is destined to defend her family and protect their land from the invading Britons. For Sorcha is the only one who escapes the cruel influence of Lady Oonagh, her father's new wife. Exiled from Sevenwaters and cast out into the forest and the terrifying world beyond, Sorcha falls into the hands of the feared enemy. Now she is torn between a life she has always known and a love that only comes once. Fans of Marion Zimmer Bradley, Isobelle Carmody and Robin Hobb will love Juliet Marillier.

Words On Cassette 2002

Author: R R Bowker Publishing
Editor: Rr Bowker Llc
ISBN: 9780835245166
Size: 15,69 MB
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The Adventures Of Red Sonja

Author: Roy Thomas
Editor: Dynamite
ISBN: 9781933305073
Size: 17,66 MB
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This contains the Red Sonja tales from Marvel Feature #1-7, presented in glorious, fully re-mastered color. These tales are where it all begins, and help set the stage for the current Red Sonja series! This is a must have collection of never before reprinted material, featuring a cover by Frank Thorne. Plus, legendary Red Sonja writer and former Editor-in-Chief, Roy Thomas, provides an introduction!