The Borrai were a new form of life, possessed of an ancient intelligence and the power to affect the earth. They protected life on the planet of Garran ... until the aliens came and killed the gods.
Now the natives of Garran must submit to rule by an advanced alien race--the Chanden--unless the Garrans can find an ancient god-stone and revive the old Borrai. For this, they must travel to one of the ruined cities of the Borrai. A small group of natives volunteer to go. Among them is a Chanden spy, a girl named Asta, who wants to claim the god-stone before the natives can get to it--stopping their rebellion.
"Innurlaan ruled the plains from the Upper Steppes to the Glass Sea--the First God. Innurlaan ventured destruction, fierce and terrible, on all those who harmed the earth or any creature on it, aside from those creatures killed for food. In this valley, Innurlaan was said to reside
Element: Sea / water
Element: Plants and pestilence
Element: Men or Tacha
Here is a Garran septagram medallion, representing all seven Garran gods, each of them standing for one of the seven Borrai.
THE GODDESS INNURLAN: MEDALLION.
Here is represented the goddess Innurlan, one of the Seven Borrai. She is the goddess of the Wind and holds the sword of Justice in her hand. Akannus (symbolizing west and earth) is on her right and Gallo (symbolizing East and the sea). The foundation below her pictures the rune for Tsarule (symbolizing plants) and Kermak (symbolizing animals).
(I drew this image myself, a primitive attempt ...)
WESTERCON. Salt Lake City, Utah.
July 3-5, 2014.
I will be at Westercon this year! Come see my table in the dealer's room. I will have a reading on Thursday at 1:00 pm in the Canyons room. Also, I will be at the booksigning Saturday night (at 5 or 6 pm). Hope to see you there!
"THE GODS OF GARRAN" is available on Amazon in both Kindle and paperback format.
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