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Aenea and Raul, still chased by the Pax/new Catholic church, who have an unholy alliance with the parasite AI Technocore, race to spread a new message which teaches the new physics of Love - a new way to live. As they cross worlds, hunted by terrible AI constructs, the Pax wars against the Ousters, and all those societies who will not accept the cruciform - a gift from the Technocore which gives near-immortality, and allows the parasite AIs to prey on the human mind. Characters cross time and space as Aenea's gift of her altered DNA allows access to 'the void which binds' and the ability to eavesdrop on the experiences of others, dead and alive. Her goal is to destroy the pax/technocore alliance, and she has seen that she will have to suffer torture and death...
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Descript. of chases or violence 20%planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 40%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 20% FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   science fiction story Political power play    -   Yes Political plotlets    -   overthrowing govt/kingdom Robots, Computers, VR    -   Yes Robot, PC, VR Plotlets:    -   fighting bad computer AI Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Religious overtones?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   bodyguard Age:    -   20's-30's Really unusual traits?    -   Super sensitive soggy jelly muffin


Terrain    -   Jungle    -   Mountains    -   Space, need spacesuit Spaceship setting:    -   futuristic human freighter/transport A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:    -   humans in a futuristic society    -   inhabited by friendly aliens Planet outside solar system?    -   Yes Takes place in spaceship?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   very explicit references to deaths and torture scientific jargon? (SF only)    -   an average amount of scientific explanation Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   descript of kissing    -   descript of touching personal anatomy How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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