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By Wen Spencer
First access in a brand new city fable saga by means of the writer of the preferred Tinker modern fantasy/SF sequence. a tender American expat author in Japan struggling with OCD attempts to determine if she’s loopy or now not whereas fixing a homicide that could be a part of a warfare between jap deities.
A modern myth of poser and loss of life as American expats conflict jap gods and monsters to retrieve an historical artifact that could spoil the world.
On Saturday afternoon, Nikki Delany proposal, "George Wilson, within the kitchen, with a blender." through dinner, she had killed George and published his gory homicide to her weblog. tomorrow, she wear her mourning outfits and went out to fulfill her ally for lunch to debate discovering a alternative for her love interest.
Nikki is a horror novelist. Her selection of occupation is dictated by means of an Obsessive Compulsive sickness that forces her to jot down tales of loss of life and destruction. She can't regulate it, doesn't comprehend it, yet can use it to earn cash at any place on this planet. presently "anywhere" is in Japan, hiding from her mom who sees Nikki's OCD as facts she's mentally unstable. Nikki's fragile peace starts off to crumble while the police arrest her for the homicide of an American expatriate. anyone killed him with a blender.
truth begins to solve round Nikki. She's attacked via a raccoon in a enterprise suit. After a chain of blackouts, she’s observed by way of a boy that nobody else can see, a boy who claims to be a god. Is she rather being pursued by way of jap myths—or is she easily going insane?
What Nikki does recognize needless to say is that the our bodies are piling up, her mom has arrived in Japan to fasten her up for the remainder of her life—and her novels consistently finish with every body dead.
About Wen Spenser:
“Wit and intelligence tell this off-beat, tongue-in-cheek fantasy…. livid action…good characterization, playful eroticism and well-developed folklore…lift this good above the fable ordinary …. Buffy lovers may still discover a lot to love within the book's creative heroine.”—Publishers Weekly on sequence debut Tinker
“Spencer's intertwining of present Earth expertise and otherworldly elven magic is sort of ingenious.” –Booklist on the Elfhome sequence
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CHAPTER IX THE WELCOME OF THE MASTER 1"T WAS nearly twelve hours later, as their •^ watches showed them, that the first of the weary adventurers awoke. The Very Young Man it was who first opened his eyes with a confused sense of feeling that he was in bed at home, and that this was the momentous day he was to start, his journey into the ring. He sat up and rubbed his eyes vigorously to see more clearly his surroundings. Beside him lay his two friends, fast asleep. With returning consciousness came the memory of'the events of the day and night before.
Here he left them to bathe, getting them meanwhile robes similar to his own, with which to replace their own soiled garments. In a little while, much refreshed, they descended to the room below, where Lylda had supper ready upon the table waiting for them. "Only a little while ago my father and Aura left," said Lylda, as they sat down to eat. "Lylda's younger sister," the, Chemist •explained. " The Very Young Man parted his lips to speak. Then, with heightened color in his cheeks, he closed them again.
Things have stopped growing," observed the Very Young Man. 'He rose to his feet, stretching. He felt sore and bruised all over,. but with the meal and a little rest, not particularly tired. "I move we go on down now," he suggested, walking to the edge of 'the huge crevice in which they were sitting. " "Perhaps we might as well," agreed the Doctor, rising also. " The incongruity of his last words with the scene around made the Doctor smile. Overhead the sky still showed a narrow ribbon of blue.
Eight Million Gods by Wen Spencer