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After a strange accident, a 15 year old girl wakes not knowing who or where she is. Strange voices whisper in her head, but the words mean nothing to Merlin who can't even remember what she looks like. Alone in a strange land Merlin first meets the Scatterlings, a group of people who are rebelling against the clans and reject the ways of the Citizen Gods. Merlin learns the ways of this new world while trying to find out who she is and in the process discovers that only she has the power to destroy the violence and lies of the Citizen Gods.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book    -   very upbeat FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   fantasy world/fantasy past Explore/1st contact/ enviro story    -   Yes Explore:    -   generally friendly contact with alien(s) Magical Beings/Mental/Magical/Powers    -   Yes Inner Struggle    -   Yes Plotlet:    -   search for identity/new understanding    -   coping with mental/magical powers Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   unemployed Age:    -   a teen If magical mental powers:    -   telekinesis    -   mind reading    -   can see into the future


Terrain    -   Desert    -   Mountains    -   Forests    -   Domed/Underground City Earth setting:    -   distant future Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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