Four Widely Variant Fantastic Adventures. N° de ref. de la librería
Sinopsis: Enter other worlds or different times for excitement untold. In "Hope's Flower", Jillian returns from military service to find her family's home burned and her parents murdered. Though grief fills her heart, she is determined to find out who is responsible and why. During the course of her investigation, she discovers her boring mother and father lived in far places where the exotic was the commonplace, and that they made untold sacrifices for her.
In "Living Dead Queen", Marie-Antoinette is visited on the eve of her execution by three witches who claim kinship with her. They arrange for her to live and for another to die in her place. The Queen finds herself transported to colonial Cuba , where she carves a new life for herself as an ordinary woman. But when the witches return to exact the price for her life, she is faced with a decision: kill a man of honor or be killed herself.
In "Life Everlasting", peace-loving vampires are being persecuted in the European Empire. To escape genocide, Mathias and his friends set out to cross the Carpathian Mountains into Turkey. But the situation deteriorates rapidly. The refugees are starving, cold, and exhausted. Mathias grasps at one last chance to save the woman he loves, but he may have to give up his immortality.
In "The Bird-God of Hades", fifteen-year old Criathe grows up knowing the importance of rules. But when she meets the man known as the Bird-God, she realizes the rules have oppressed her own people. She opposes the existing order on the planet Hades, and successfully starts a revolution. In the process, she experiences the waking of her own heart.
Here is the one for Prisoner's Honor as well, for when you need it.
Shigrele is sentenced to debtor's prison, punishment for her dead mother's unpaid debts. In the city-state of Grayel, debtors pay with their bodies. While Shigrele practices prostitution, she discovers love in the guise of a childhood friend. But she also discovers a sinister plot that could destroy all she holds dear.
Título: Four Widely Variant Fantastic Adventures
Condición del libro: Good
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