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The Watcher

The Watcher

Nicholas P. Oakley (Author)

$12.95
  • Publisher: See Sharp Press
  • Format: Book
  • Binding: pb
  • Pages: 230
  • Released: Nov 1, 2013
  • ISBN-13: 9781937276454

Details

Set in the far future, on the tribal world of Dodona, this debut science fiction novel tells the story of Tian, a young hunter struggling with loss of her childhood lover who disappeared under mysterious circumstances. When Tian's tribe is threatened by violent slavers, she receives help from a Watcher—a monstrous, mythical creature who is actually a genetically enhanced anthropologist from an advanced civilization. Through the juxtaposition of the pre-civilization tribes and the technologically advanced society of the Watchers, the novel explores themes of the role of ideology and tradition in daily life.

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