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The immortal couple who rule an interplanetary empire, their own planet being under six suns that never set, are without child. When an ancient mage brings to them a child, they accept her without question. But babe and mage turn out to be a single being of whom, as the one half ages the other grows younger. When their ages coincide they bear a son, Melgor Erdin, whose birth shatters the fabric of time itself. His whole life thus becomes a quest to mend, to undo, the disasters caused by his very becoming. He travels from time to time seeking a place where he is in accord with his surroundings.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Descript. of chases or violence 10%planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 10%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 40%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 40% Tone of book    -   sensitive (sigh....) FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   fantasy world/fantasy past Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Time Travel story?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Alien Profession/status:    -   politician/elected ruler Age:    -   20's-30's


Terrain    -   Desert    -   Mountains    -   Domed/Underground City A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:    -   humans in a futuristic society    -   humans in a primitive/fantasy society Planet outside solar system?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death scientific jargon? (SF only)    -   some scientific explanation How much dialogue?    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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