By Nicholas E. Brink Ph.D., Stanley Krippner Ph.D.
Use ecstatic trance to trip to the time of Beowulf and research first hand the traditional magic of the early Nordic humans
• unearths a hidden part to the epic of Beowulf in the course of the standpoint of Queen Wealhtheow
• indicates how Grendel revered and wouldn't damage Queen Wealhtheow simply because she practiced the traditional magic of the mummy Goddess Freyja
• Explains how the magic practices of Queen Wealhtheow supply a blueprint for our emergence from the warlike nature of the previous millennia right into a time of peace and compassion for our nice mom Earth
Using the altered nation of ecstatic trance to entry the thoughts of the common brain, Nicholas verge of collapse takes us again to historical Scandinavia, to the time of the epic of Beowulf, the oldest piece of literature written within the English language. Sharing his ecstatic trance options alongside the best way, his trip permits us to re-experience the existence and shamanic practices of Queen Wealhtheow, the spouse of King Hrothgar, the king rescued through Beowulf from the torment of the monster Grendel.
Revealing a hidden aspect to the epic of Beowulf, breaking point info how Grendel revered and wouldn't damage Queen Wealhtheow and her instructor Vanadisdottir, a priestess of the goddess Freyja, for they practiced the traditional magic of the sooner hunter-gatherer period whilst the nice mom Earth was once worshipped. throughout the time of the queen the peaceable and compassionate traditions of this period have been turning into forgotten, succumbing to settlements, kingdoms, and territorial disputes. We achieve first-person event of Wealhtheow and Vanadisdottir’s veneration of the good mom and the traditional magic of the early Nordic humans as practiced through the seiðr employees, seers, and spirit tourists, the shamans of the time. those practices comprise divination in the course of the goddess Freyr, contacting undergo spirits, and spirit travelling to varied geographical regions.
As we event our personal time of transition and turmoil very like that of Beowulf’s time, Nicholas breaking point finds how the unique magic of our ancestors, as practiced via Queen Wealhtheow, presents a blueprint for our emergence from the warlike nature of the previous right into a time of peace and compassion for our nice mom Earth.
By Brian Ruckley
The area has fallen from its former kingdom. The struggle among the clans of the Black street and the genuine Bloods has unfold. For Orisian, thane of the ruined Lannis Blood, there is not any time to grieve the lack of his kin, brutally slain by means of the invading armies. The Black highway needs to be stopped. even though, as extra blood is spilled at the battlefields, so either side within the clash turns into extra riven by way of inner dissent and disunity. Amidst the mounting chaos, Aeglyss the na'kyrim makes use of his new-found powers to curl every little thing and everybody round him to serve his personal mad desires.Meanwhile, the long-dormant Anain are stirring - and while the main powerful race the realm has ever recognized returns, the bloodletting may well by no means stop.BLOODHEIR is the beautiful sequel to Winterbirth, essentially the most acclaimed epic myth debuts of contemporary years.
By Laura Resnick
Award-winning writer Laura Resnick brings readers into the adventures of Chandra Nalaar, a tender and impulsive mage on a collision path with destiny.
The novel that starts off the tale of Chandra Nalaar, the impulsive younger hearth mage whose exploration of the multiverse and the level of her personal unstable strength attracts the eye of an old religion that sees her as a bring in of the apocalypse. Will she regulate her personal future, or undergo the need of others?
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“Under James’s uncanny contact, seven lengthy centuries drop away, and the good poem is startlingly clean and new.”―Stephen Greenblatt
The Divine Comedy is the precursor of recent literature, and Clive James’s translation―decades within the making―gives us the complete epic as a unmarried, coherent, and compulsively readable lyric poem. For the 1st time ever in an English translation, James makes the daring collection of switching from the terza rima composition of the unique Italian―a degree that traces in English―to the quatrain. the result's “rhymed English stanzas that exhibit the track of Dante’s triple rhymes” (Edward Mendelson). James’s translation reproduces an analogous extraordinary momentum of the unique Italian that propels the reader alongside the pilgrim’s direction from Hell to Heaven, from melancholy to revelation.
By Julian May
Julian could concludes her Boreal Moon story with the tale of a vulnerable king forsaken by way of his inheritor, a son who can't condone his father’s ruthlessness, and a nation dealing with cave in through forces from with no and within.
The Salka are launching an audacious assault to grab the center of excessive Blenholme, and King Conrig, his magical powers and sanity fading, is once more getting ready to take advantage of the foulest Beaconfolk sorcery to counter the monsters’ immense invasion.
As his country faces cave in, King Conrig’s simply probability for peace lies deep some time past. His former undercover agent, Deveron Austrey, has mystery magical powers—and no love for the Beaconfolk. yet whereas the King’s first spouse is basically unremembered, she has no longer forgotten that her son Orion is the genuine inheritor to the throne of excessive Blenholme.
By P. C. Hodgell
Meisha Merlin is proud to announce the continued adventures of Jame in P. C. Hodgell's Seeker's masks, the 3rd publication of the Kencyrath. This version will comprise a brand new advent by way of Charles de Lint, the radical Seeker's masks, and the maps that P. C. has created for the booklet. Jame has came across and been reunited together with her ten 12 months older dual brother Tori. Now all she has to do is locate a spot for herself one of the Kencyrs which are following her brother. this isn't fairly as effortless because it sounds. For, should you take note, Jame has now not grown up within the common Kencyr way of life. while she is positioned within the Women's Halls and is anticipated to alter and turn into a regular quiet Kencyr girl, it's the Women's Halls that suffer the alterations. For if you have Shadow Guild Assassins, ghosts, unusual beings, and different characters out of your prior when you, it is extremely tricky to not need a weapon, rather than a stitching needle, on your hand. quickly Jame and Jorin, her blind ounce, are at the run back, attempting to remain one step prior to the chance.
By Margaret Weis, Tracy Hickman
moment in line for succession to the throne, Prince Dagnarus can have his crown... and his queen -- notwithstanding his heart's prize is a married elfin good looks. permit his hated half-brother Prince Helmos and the kingdom Lords dare to oppose him. For Dagnarus's so much unswerving servant has ventured into the bad darkness, the place lies the main effective talisman within the realm. And as soon as it really is at nighttime prince's hand, no energy will deter his Destiny.