By Kathleen O'Neal Gear
While THE GALACTIC MAGISTRATES - extraterrestrial beings with great harmful potential - compelled global after global to hitch their Union of sun platforms, in basic terms the Gamant humans endured to withstand subjugation. For even though the Magistrates' Union introduced peace and prosperity, it additionally stole the uniqueness of its member races.
And to the people often called the Gamant humans, their historical past was once extra vital than lifestyles itself. For they have been the selected ones, blessed with the reward of the Mea Shearim - an interdimensional gateway to God. yet have been the beings of sunshine with whom wearers of the Mea communed truly God and the angels? Or have been they extraterrestrial beings past the comprehension of flesh and blood mortals, a race to whom the Gamants have been mere pawns in a few universe-spanning game?
Either method, the Gamant religion may quickly obtain its final try because the Galactic Magistrates mobilized to place an finish to their uprising, whilst many between them became to a messiah who could betray them all….
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An Abyss of Light (Powers of Light, Book 1) by Kathleen O'Neal Gear