Earthquake Weather (Fault Lines, Book 3) by Tim Powers
By Tim Powers
In the ultimate ebook of the Fault Line trilogy, the race is directly to resurrect the murdered Fisher King of the yankee West and store the lifetime of his successor from supernatural enemies
Scott Crane, the Fisher King of the yank West, is useless, killed via a possessed Janis Cordelia Plumtree. Crane’s dead yet uncorrupted physique now lies in kingdom on the Solville condo advanced, shielded from spirits and darkish magic via strong charms and watched over through Pete and Angelica Sullivan. The Sullivans’ followed son, Koot Hoomie, is Crane’s probably successor. yet Koot is barely 13 years previous, and unprepared to imagine the paranormal function for which he's destined. the main constructive direction will be to restore the useless king, yet that would require the cooperation of the younger girl who killed him, and the help of a newly widowed winemaker touched through the god Dionysus. And with the evil supernatural competition massing powerfully throughout them, persevered dying turns out way more most probably than Crane’s resurrection.
Earthquake climate concludes the mind-blowing Fault strains trilogy, which additionally comprises Expiration Date and final Call.
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Nat pwes (various through the year) At gatherings such as the Brother Lords Festival in Taungbyon, music, dance, inebriation, and gambling are part of the day’s events as the 37 nat spirits are invoked, worshipped, and petitioned (see pp136–7). Taunggyi Balloon Festival (November) Balloons of all shapes and sizes are exhibited and flown during the day, while ear-splitting explosions rent the night sky over Taunggyi when elaborately decorated giant paper balloons packed with fireworks are let loose over the heads of cheering crowds (see p172).
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