ABOUT THE AUTHOR:  Barbara launched her writing career when she was 7 years old with her short story “Petunia Potapetal.”  After completing this seminal work in first grade she took a short break to embrace puberty.  It took a while to sort it all out, as these things do, but she prevailed...   (read more)

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     Talin has saved his home world from catastrophic disaster and now rules as Principle with his lamkee Elder Khym and Kirby, the brilliant leader of ECO, close by his side.  His sister Faye languishes safely behind stone doors in Perso prison and several seasons of peace have graced Gaea and the other three moons of the Principality.  The Phades, like Medraut, have slipped back into the shadows and are forgotten in the lull of peace.

     But when Technology mysteriously begins to fail, thousands of lives on Aeolus and Gaea are lost.  The embers of long-buried anger and suspicion between the Logen and the Tengu/Vingaard factions erupt into violent conflagration and civil war sweeps Gaea and sets the boughs of Aeolus afire. In the flames of fear a new foe is born – the Phades...  (read more)

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