Seventeen-year-old Finnian Bell has been on the run for years, but he finally has a chance to rebuild his life while restoring an abandoned lighthouse on the Oregon Coast. Tiria Lucas, the lightkeeper's daughter, is still reeling from the pain of an event that has shattered her innocence. Fear and bitterness have turned her heart from Finnian, but he is determined not to let her go.
"Absolutely beautiful story!"
Astronaut Ted "Shakespeare" Hardiston is setting off on the adventure of a lifetime that will take him the rest of his life. He reluctantly leaves behind his wife, an android/human hybrid, to command the first base on the surface of the moon. Ted and the crew of Space Shuttle Liberty complete their mission, gifting the Moon with gravity and an atmosphere. In doing so, they cause mass destruction on the Earth below.
The world was not always as it is today. It was once home to creatures and peoples long since forgotten. Told of now only in bedtime stories and mythical tales of adventure and wonder, these creatures and brave souls are but a shadow of what they once were. In their day, they were the grand warriors, the proud champions and the noble servants. When honor, duty, and courage were the marks of a soul of true character, of true worth, these souls stood out among all the rest.