qThere is something about tea that is practical and mystical.q qTo ebb is human, to flow divine.q Our main character, THOMAS BURKE, goes by the nickname --FIGAS, a math prodigy who specializes in prediction theory. When he learns that the tea grown in his childhood home has become of extreme value, he predicts that multinational corporations will swoop in and wrestle control of the tea operations from the gentle islanders. Figas sails with Capt. Martin aboard the Lady Slipper, reaching Green Island on the morning of the biggest festival of the year. It isn't long before the tea master, UNCLE SUN, sweeps FIGAS and his perfect prediction model over the threshold. Potential threats are forgotten, as FIGAS becomes reacquainted with the main character of the story, the island of VIRIDIS. Across Teagate's swinging bridge, the traditional way of tea still prospers. Hidden within the simple lifestyle lies the center of the world, where time stops for tea. Mirroring the ruthless Dutch East Indian Company, which controlled the tea and spice trade for two hundred years, the ACUGO Corporation unleashes a plot to take control of the island's precious export. Put on the kettle, and cozy up to a nice cup of tea and watch as the islanders use a mixture of Upaya, (skilful means) and humor to resist the outside forces that threaten them.This is odd because where I grew up we didna#39;t have cars, not even abandoned ones. No key. So I take ... I pull the manual choke and fire her up. I drive around the ... I see lights up ahead and wipe the window with my sleeve. The driver turns anbsp;...
|Title||:||Sighing Woman Tea|
|Author||:||Mark Daniel Seiler|
|Publisher||:||Xlibris Corporation - 2014-10-15|