She attempts a fighting retreat in an effort to buy time for the infantry to escape. Chuck Barstow, commander of the Clan Mackenzie forces, is killed during the battle. He awakens in an idyllic afterlife. Back home, the Mackenzies and Bearkillers mourn their dead. Oak vows in front of Juniper Mackenzie to not rest until the killers of his father are defeated.
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Generally reviews have been good for Scourge. Harriet Klausner was quoted as saying: "Fans will remain enthralled once the shock lets up as the tale is filled with action, strong characters in conflict, vivid descriptions of a battered dying land trying to come back to life two plus decades since the Change, and a great cliffhanging climax. Stirling is a master of world building. This series has gone a long way from its point of departure, but still keeps a horde of fans wanting more. The heroes are heroic, the villains are evil and worthy of killing, and the newly developing societies that Rudi and his fellowship encounter are interesting, spiritual in their own unique ways, and actually quite logical, given the circumstances of the Change.
The San Jose Mercury News gave a mixed review saying the novel was a good read, but the fantasy elements detracted from the story. The Scourge of God is an alternate history, post-apocalyptic novel by American writer S. Following their victory, Frederick Thurston decides to travel with Rudi to Nantucket instead of staying in Boise to fight his brothe.
The Scourge of God can refer to: Attila the Hun who was known by this name In medieval ecclesiastical legend a generalized epithet for any disaster afflicting a nation because of sin The Black Death Genghis Khan, etc. The Scourge of God novel. No known image of Attila exists from life. Above is a likeness by artist and historian George S. Stuart created from his physical description mentioned in historical records. Attila fl. He was also the leader of a tribal empire consisting of Huns, Ostrogoths, and Alans among others, in Central and Eastern Europe.
During his reign, he was one of the most feared enemies of the Western and Eastern Roman Empires. He crossed the Danube twice and plundered the Balkans, but was unable to take Constantinople. His unsuccessful campaign in Persia was followed in by an invasion of the Eastern Roman Byzantine Empire, the success of which emboldened Attila to invade the West.
He subsequently invaded Italy, devast. Lovecraft created a number of deities throughout the course of his literary career, including the "Great Old Ones" and aliens, such as the "Elder Things", with sporadic references to other miscellaneous deities e. Nodens whereas the "Elder Gods" are a later creation of other prolific writers such as August Derleth, who was credited with formalizing the Cthulhu Mythos. With a few exceptions, Cthulhu, Ghatanothoa, et al. Although worshipped by deranged human and inhuman cults, these bei. His Roman counterpart was Cupid "desire".
In some traditions, he is described as one of the primordial gods. Beekes has suggested a Pre-Greek origin. In the earliest sources the cosmogonies, the earliest philosophers, and texts referring to the mystery religions , he is one of the primordial gods involved in the coming into being of the cosmos.
In later sources, however, Eros is represented as the son of Aphrodite, whose mischievous interventions in the affairs of gods and mortals cause bonds of love to form, often illicitly. Ultimately, in. Behind the characters are several monsters from the game. The characters of the God of War video game franchise belong to a fictional universe loosely based on Greek mythology and Norse mythology.
A number of original characters have also been created to supplement storylines. The overall story arc focuses on the series' only playable single-player character, the protagonist Kratos, a Spartan warrior haunted by visions of himself accidentally killing his wife and child. The character finally avenges hi. The Emberverse series — or Change World — is a series of post-apocalyptic alternate history novels written by S. The novels depict the events following a mysterious — yet sudden — worldwide event called "The Change" that occurs at pm Pacific Standard Time, March 17, The Change alters both the course of history and all physical laws when it causes all the electricity, firearms, explosives, internal combustion engines, steam power and most forms of high-energy-density technology on Earth to permanently no longer work.
Most of the action in the series takes place in the Willamette Valley of Oregon in the United States.
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The series primarily focuses on how the characters survive the loss of years of technological progress. The first book, Dies the Fire, concerns the conflicts between a Portland-based neo-feudalist dictatorship and the free communities of the Willamette Valley, primarily the Bearkillers and the Wiccan Clan Mackenzie. The later series, The Change, focuses on the now-ad.
The Horned god is one of the two primary deities found in Wicca and some related forms of Neopaganism. The term Horned god itself predates Wicca, and is an early 20th-century syncretic term for a horned or antlered anthropomorphic god with partly pseudohistorical origins, partly based on historical horned deities. Jesus[e] c. He preached orally and was often referred to as "rabbi".
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With his homeland in rustic Arcadia, he is also recognized as the god of fields, groves, wooded glens and often affiliated with sex; because of this, Pan is connected to fertility and the season of spring. The ancient Greeks also considered Pan to be the god of theatrical criticism. In Roman religion and myth, Pan's counterpart was Faunus, a nature god who was the father of Bona Dea, sometimes identified as Fauna; he was also closely associated with Sylvanus, due to their similar relationships with woodlands.
In the 18th and 19th ce. William Dietrich born September 29, is an American novelist, non-fiction writer, journalist, and college professor. His historical novels and thrillers have made bestseller lists and his Ethan Gage series, set during the Napoleonic wars, have sold in 28 languages. He has also written novels set in the Roman Empire, Antarctica, and Australia. His non-fiction works are natural history and environmental history of the Pacific Northwest. Dietrich was born and raised in Tacoma, Washington, and attended Fairhaven College at Western Washington University, graduating with a degree in journalism.
He reported extensively on science and the en. Synopsis The series is set in our world the first couple of books are set in Tempe, Arizona where supernatural creatures exist, such as witches, vampires, werewolves, demons, elementals as well as various deities from many mythologies. The entire series is told in the first-person point of view and in the beginning is told exclusively by Atticus O'Sullivan aka. Siodhachan O Suileabhain , a genuine Druid who owns and runs an occult bookshop, Third Eye Books and Herbs, as he gets embroiled in the day-to-day struggle of gods and goddesses and other supernatural creatures.
Granuaile and Owen Kennedy arch druid to Atticus narrate later chapters after they become a larger part of the story. Novels 1. Hounded May 2. Hexed June This is a list of Forgotten Realms deities. However, there is some overlap, especially among the deities of nonhuman races.
Lolth, the principal deity of the drow in the Forgotten Realms, is specifically described as being the same deity as Lolth in other campaign settings. Deities are included in this list only when documented in a Forgotten Realms-specific source or otherwise clearly indicated as existing in the setting. Overdeity Lor. In Judaism and Christianity Name and origins The angels mentioned in the older books of the Hebrew Bible aka the Tanakh are without names. Rabbi Simeon ben Lakish of Tiberias — even asserted that all of the specific names for the angels were brought back by the Jews from Babylon.
Of the seven archangels in the angelology of post-exilic Judaism, only two of them, the archangels Michael and Gabriel, are mentioned by name in the canonized Jewish scriptures, in the Book of Daniel in particular, which is one of t. Scarred Lands draws heavy inspiration from Greek mythology.
Setting The setting is set on the world of Scarn in a post-apocalyptic era where the world is recovering from a horrific war between the Gods and Titans, which ended years ago and left the land warped. In need of a way to rid the world of the whimsical and dangerous titans, the gods - the children of the titans - decided to unite against their parents. However, the essence of the titans are inseparably bound to the world of Scarn, since they are the world's creators, and so the gods are obliged to simply incapacitate their parents instead of destroying them.
A great deal of the system's appeal comes from the detail of c. The Ghostbusters franchise spans numerous films, animated series, novelizations, comic books, and video games. Beginning with the live-action film Ghostbusters written by Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis, the premise and storyline have inspired sequels, spinoffs, and reboots. These entries into the franchise include an ever expanding list of both recurring and original characters.
He is portrayed by Bill Murray in both live action films, and is voiced in the animated series first by Lorenzo Music, followed by Dave Coulier. Peter is one of three doctors of parapsychology on the team; he also holds a Ph.
In the movies, he is characterized by his blunt persona, his laid-back approach to his profession, and his womanizing demeanor; of the three doctors in the Ghostbusters, he is the least committed to the academic and scientific side of their profession, and tends to regard his field, in the wor. It launched on November 13, and sold 2. The game added a substantial amount of new content into the game world, including the new continent of Northrend, home of the eponymous Lich King and his undead minions.
In order to advance through Northrend, players are required to reach at least level 68 and the level cap for the expansion is The first hero class was introduced, the Death Knight, that starts at level The Somonyng of Everyman The Summoning of Everyman , usually referred to simply as Everyman, is a late 15th-century morality play.
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Like John Bunyan's Christian novel The Pilgrim's Progress, Everyman uses allegorical characters to examine the question of Christian salvation and what Man must do to attain it. Summary The premise is that the good and evil deeds of one's life will be tallied by God after death, as in a ledger book. The play is the allegorical accounting of the life of Everyman, who represents all mankind. In the course of the action, Everyman tries to convince other characters to accompany him in the hope of improving his account.
All the characters are also allegorical, each personifying an abstract idea such as Fellowship, material Goods, and Knowledge. The conflict between good and evil is dramatised by the interactions between characters.
Everyman is being singled out because it is difficult for him to find characters to accompany him on his pilgrimage. Everyman eventually realizes.