Is this Ragnarok, or just California? The NorseCODE genome project was designed to identify descendants of Odin. What it found was Kathy Castillo, a murdered MBA student brought back from the dead to serve as a valkyrie in the Norse godas army. Given a sword and a new name, Mistas job is to recruit soldiers for the war between the gods at the end of the worldaand to kill those who refuse to fight. But as the twilight of the gods descends, Mist makes other plans. Journeying across a chaotic American landscape already degenerating into violence and madness, Mist hopes to find her way to Helheim, the land of the dead, to rescue her murdered sister from deathas clutches. To do so, sheall need the help of Hermod, a Norse god bumming around Los Angeles with troubles of his own. Together they find themselves drafted into a higher cause, trying to do what fate long ago deemed could not be done: save the world of man. For even if myths arenat made to be broken, it canat hurt to go down fightingabcan it? From the Paperback edition.of radiators, oven doors, cracked car mufflers, dented and gouged stainless-steel sinks. It looked no different from the other mounds in the yard, but Hermod knew his seam was here. Cautiously, he removed a stained white monolith a the lidanbsp;...
|Author||:||Greg Van Eekhout|
|Publisher||:||Spectra - 2009-05-19|