By Lisa L. Hannett
No one understands while the battle opposed to the greys started. There are theories, speculations, however the purely certainties are air-raids, abductions, internal urban explosions. attacks are unending, speedy and deadly; the enemy’s stealth unsurpassed. Whispers have circulated for hundreds of years, ideas spinning from minds in obvious wordwinds, transparent for all to learn, to wield, to scouse borrow. the place are the greys? whilst will they subsequent strike? how are you going to assault anything you cannot see? And secretly, fearfully: Are the greys even real?
Spanning many years, LAMENT FOR THE AFTERLIFE follows one guy as he negotiates the opposed territory of existence after strive against. Peytr Borysson comes from a protracted line of squaddies, yet isn’t born for combating. His ’wind is healthier formed for poetry than bullets. nevertheless, at 16 he follows the neighborhood boys into conflict — and not fairly leaves.
Interweaving Peytr’s struggles with these of his kin, Lament for the Afterlife takes readers to the frontlines and much past, telling a narrative of standard humans persisting in notable situations. a unique of human survival, guilt, and the devastating strength of reminiscence, Lament for the Afterlife examines the actual and mental distances we shuttle whilst ideals are threatened—or held too tightly.
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