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By Dean Koontz

BONUS: This variation includes an excerpt from Dean Koontz's Odd Apocalypse.

A guy and a lady meet unintentionally in a bar. all at once they're fleeing the lengthy arm of a clandestine and more and more strong renegade govt organisation -- the girl sought for the knowledge she possesses, the fellow flawed as her comrade in a burgeoning resistance movement.

The architect of the chase is a guy of unusual insanity and cruelty -- ruthless, in all likelihood psychotic, and outfitted with an unlimited technological arsenal. he's the brazen face of an insidiously fascistic destiny. And he's nearly unstoppable. yet he hasn't ever ahead of arise opposed to the likes of his present quarry. either one of them are survivors of singularly awful pasts. either have lengthy been emboldened through their reports to struggle with reckless braveness for his or her personal freedom. Now they're plunged right into a fight for the liberty in their kingdom, and for the sanctity in their personal lives.

Dark Rivers of the center is an electrifying mystery that steers us alongside the razor fringe of a well-known, terrifying truth.

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The water boiled, the animals died, the enemy was mown down and the raging of the blaze made the trees collapse in rows as in a forest fire. The elephants made a fearful trumpeting and sank dead to the ground over a vast area. Horses and war chariots were burnt up and the scene looked like the aftermath of a conflagration. Thousands of chariots were destroyed, then deep silence descended on the sea. The winds began to blow and the earth grew bright. It was a terrible sight to see. The corpses of the fallen were mutilated by the terrible heat so that they no longer looked like human beings.

In the eighth book we meet Indra in his heavenly jet chariot again. Out of the whole of mankind he has chosen Yudhisthira as the only one who may enter heaven in his mortal frame. Here, too, the parallel with the stories of Enoch and Elijah cannot be overlooked. In the same book, in what is perhaps the first account of the dropping of an H bomb, it says that Gurkha loosed a single projectile on the triple city from a mighty Vimana. The narrative uses words which linger in our memories from eye-witness accounts of the detonation of the first hydrogen bomb at Bikini: white-hot smoke, a thousand times brighter than the sun, rose up in infinite brilliance and reduced the city to ashes.

So Methuselah described how a boy had appeared in his son's family who looked much Page 39 more like a son of heaven than a man. His eyes, hair, skin and whole being were unlike those of the rest of the family. Enoch listened to the story and sent old Methuselah on his way with the extremely worrying news that a great judgment would come upon the earth and mankind and that all 'flesh' would be destroyed because it was sordid and dissolute. But the strange boy whom the family were suspicious of had been chosen as the progenitor of those who should survive the great universal judgment.

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