Thief, mercenary, calculating opportunist, Volser leads an adventurous life. He doesn't care about the future. He doesn't consider the gods and their laws. Religion and myth are to keep the mobs restrained, to earn money on people’s naïvety.
Yet, fate can be perverse. Volser doesn't know that in one moment his life will take a sharp turn, his orderly world will collapse. Volser wakes up in the middle of a desert, in the company of Tenilai, a strange, beautiful woman. He doesn't remember anything from the night before. He has risked his life to chase a myth about the water of life and now he is angry that his greed and pursuit of wealth clouded his mind. He follows Tenilai to the Thousand Swords Cave and discovers that Tenilai is not the person she seemed to be. That he has broken the gods’ laws and now must bear the consequences of his actions.
Justyna Plichta-Jendzio, born in Koszalin (Poland) in 1974, still resident of that town or nearest area, married for 16 years, mother of one son and happy owner of two spoiled cats. Justyna was lucky to live at the turn of two ages: communism and capitalism. When she was fifteen the comunism fall in Poland. But that time allowed her to see different reality, incomprehensible for future generations. It was also the chance to “touch” the past and have a glimpse at the remains of XIX century life, which survived especially at the Easts parts of Poland till the end of 80’s of last century.
Justyna’s works are very strongly influenced by her interest. The range of the interest is wide. She is ... (more)