Soul is an outcast of the immortal societies. Born of a Bastian mother and a Crovir father, a half breed whose very existence is abhorred by the two races, he spends the first 350 years of his life being chased and killed by the Hunters.
"suspenseful intrigue built on a cool back story"
The Order of the Three Spears. Founded at the turn of the ninth century by the Lotus-Born Second Buddha and inspired by the most powerful immortal warrior who ever lived, this secret Buddhist society has kept the existence of immortals hidden from ordinary humans and maintained peace between the races for 1200 years. When news of an ancient enemy reaches them from the West, the Order sends its best and most unorthodox field agent to investigate.
"Review of The Warrior Monk"
When a team of scientists unearth scriptures older than the Dead Sea Scrolls in a cave in the Eastern Desert Mountains in Egypt, a mystery lost to the tides of time is uncovered. Heading the expedition is Crovir noble Dimitri Reznak. But the discovery is spoiled by evidence of looting and half the priceless artifacts Reznak has been seeking for centuries have disappeared.
"The driving mystery was fascinating"
It's the year 1570 in Carpathian Mountains, Moldavia, and 10-year-old Lucas's life is a simple but happy one. All that changes when the Hunters finally track down his whereabouts. Forced to bear witness to horrific scenes that forever shatter his innocence, he discovers the shocking secret behind his less than ordinary existence. What follows is a fight for survival that will define the nature of a boy bound to an incredible destiny whose origins have been lost to the tides of time.
On a hot summer's day in Boston, US Marine turned homicide detective Reid Halsey finds himself in the middle of a deadly shootout with a murder suspect. When Lucas Soul, a seemingly innocent victim, rises from the dead moments after a fatal gunshot wound to the head, Reid comes to the shocking realization that the world he believes in may very well be a carefully fabricated lie masking an unearthly reality.
"Review of The Meeting"
Edo period, 1624. Japan. When hunted half-breed immortal Lucas Soul hears tales of legendary samurai Musashi Miyamoto, he sails to Japan to convince the great man to take him on as an apprentice. Musashi refuses to agree to his request, leaving Soul with no option but to shadow the samurai and repeatedly challenge him to duel in the hope of proving his worth. But things take a sinister turn when Soul stumbles upon a plot that threatens the life of Musashi's son.
"Brings depth and nuance; I'm completely blown away"