Godbothering

Godbothering

Cherie Priest / Feb 23, 2020
Godbothering Justice is blind and therefore it misses much When Kaya Rae Smyth Private First Class comes home from Iraq in a casket with a suicide label her mother raises a host of objections The details are d
  • Title: Godbothering
  • Author: Cherie Priest
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 228
  • Format: None
  • Justice is blind and therefore, it misses much.When Kaya Rae Smyth, Private First Class, comes home from Iraq in a casket with a suicide label, her mother raises a host of objections The details are damning a right handed shot from a left handed woman, evidence callously destroyed, hints of a cover up but the army plays dumb The Feds refuse to get involved The medJustice is blind and therefore, it misses much.When Kaya Rae Smyth, Private First Class, comes home from Iraq in a casket with a suicide label, her mother raises a host of objections The details are damning a right handed shot from a left handed woman, evidence callously destroyed, hints of a cover up but the army plays dumb The Feds refuse to get involved The media isn t interested.But there s still someone Sharon Smyth can Ask for help.Three someones, in fact.I.No one in Seattle s Chinatown knows that Lei Gong is over a thousand years old he keeps a quiet import shop that deliberately discourages customers, and utterly conceals his true nature In his boyhood, the gods ordained him to pursue and punish all who are guilty of undetected transgressions but with the help of an Iranian astrologer, he s learned enough strength and magic to refuse the Asking.II.Balthazar the astrologer is older still In millennia past he paid tribute to the Christ child, and calculated the intent of the stars for kings Later, the church called him a saint a discoverer of hidden knowledge, but today he works as a lawyer, moonlighting out of St Mary s University in San Antonio, Texas Between the classes he teaches, he toils to free those unjustly imprisoned as part of the Rendition project, a thankless and endless task that confounds even his considerable powers.III.Last and most terrible of all is Alecto, a fury whose wrath once ended the world As she ll be the first to tell you, it was utterly exhausting Now she hides in obscurity, diving for sponges in Tarpon Springs, Florida, and lazily flirting with tourists while she listens to the old men gossip in Greek It s much pleasant than upending the universe Perhaps it is sympathy that compels Lei Gong to send the grieving mother to Alecto Perhaps it is madness, or perhaps he s not so immune to the Asking as he believes but when Sharon Smyth appears in his shop and demands justice, his attempt to turn her away only partly succeeds The woman leaves with half an envelope, and scrawled on the back is the fury s name and location.But an eye for an eye, and the world goes blind
    • READ AUDIOBOOK ↠ Godbothering - by Cherie Priest
      228 Cherie Priest
    • thumbnail Title: READ AUDIOBOOK ↠ Godbothering - by Cherie Priest
      Posted by:Cherie Priest
      Published :2019-08-20T04:53:45+00:00

    About "Cherie Priest"

      • Cherie Priest

        CHERIE PRIEST is the author of over a dozen novels, including the steampunk pulp adventures The Inexplicables, Ganymede, Dreadnought, Clementine, and Boneshaker Boneshaker was nominated for both the Hugo Award and the Nebula Award it was a PNBA Award winner, and winner of the Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel Cherie also wrote Bloodshot and Hellbent from Bantam Spectra Fathom and the Eden Moore series from Tor and three novellas published by Subterranean Press In addition to all of the above, her first foray into George R R Martin s superhero universe, Fort Freak for which she wrote the interstitial mystery , debuted in the summer of 2011 Cherie s short stories and nonfiction articles have appeared in such fine publications as Weird Tales, Publishers Weekly, and numerous anthologies She lives in Chattanooga, TN, with her husband, a big shaggy dog, and a fat black cat.

    546 Comments


    Leave a Reply