A Terrifying Journey
Martin Martel had become a dangerous man. The revelation that he had the gift of ESP, a power that belonged only to the gods, was certain cause for the respected scholar to be banished from the planet Karnak and exiled to an outer world.
Suddenly thrust onto the seductively tranquil planet of Aurore, vacation paradise for the galaxy he finds his powers amplified. And beneath the strange serenity of Aurore, he discovers a deadly reality: the gods, unchanged for countless centuries, ancient prime movers of all life – magical, wantonly cruel, not to be defiled... but not indestructible.
Here Martin Martel begins his terrifying journey to an unimaginable destiny... obsessed with a woman too dangerous to possess, too beautiful to relinquish. And he is challenged to accept his own role as a god... and defy the laws of eons for a final confrontation with awesome superbeings that will determine the fate of all mankind.
L. E. Modesitt, Jr. is the bestselling author of over sixty novels encompassing two science fiction series and four fantasy series, as well as several other novels in the science fiction genre.
Mr. Modesitt has been a delivery boy; a lifeguard; an unpaid radio disc jockey; a U.S. Navy pilot; a market research analyst; a real estate agent; a director of research for a political campaign; legislative assistant and staff director for a U.S. Congressman; Director of Legislation and Congressional Relations for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; a consultant on environmental, regulatory, and communications issues; and a college lecturer and writer in residence. In addition to his novels, Mr. Modesitt has ... (more)