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By J. Gregory Keyes

1722: A moment darkish Age looms. An asteroid has devastated the Earth, known as down via dire creatures who plot opposed to the realm of guys. The brilliant-- a few say mad--Isaac Newton has taken safe haven in old Prague. There, together with his younger apprentice Ben Franklin, he plumbs the secrets and techniques of the aetheric beings who've so approximately destroyed humanity.But their safeguard is tenuous. Peter the nice marches his unstoppable forces throughout Europe. And part a global away, Cotton Mather and Blackbeard the pirate gather a celebration of colonial luminaries to move the Atlantic and observe what has befallen the outdated international. With them sails pink sneakers, a Choctaw shaman whose mysterious connections to the invisible global warn him that they're all relocating towards a disagreement as violent because it is decisive . . .

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The preacher banged his fist upon the table. ” “And these witches who infested your Massachusetts. Were they Christians? ” “An excellent question. Some sought the Black One on purpose, for their hearts were evil. Others were fooled, but that only strengthens my contention, you see? Even those who strive to keep the covenant can be fooled. ” “Will you allow me to examine you? To prove this is so? ” Red Shoes grinned. “You may speak as you wish, and I will listen. ” “I cannot allow you to accompany us on this quest if I consider that you might be a warlock.

She seemed a bit on the slim side. Unaware of this attention, she shook her head. “No, white won’t do, as you must know. The emperor will call you a Frenchman and have you thrown from the hall. No, it must be in the Spanish style, so your hose must be red or black ” “Red, in that case. ” She ignored that, continuing to paw through his wardrobe. “And for your coat…” She pushed through a few and then pulled out a rather full-skirted coat of watered black silk. Starting to hand it to him, she frowned and reached back in.

As he turned to select a suit, someone rapped at the door. ” he called. ” Ben replied, perking up a bit. ” The door squeaked open and a young woman of perhaps fifteen entered. Her eyes widened at his near-undressed state. ” She had a sharp, almost birdlike face, not unpleasant but not exactly beautiful either. She composed herself quickly, and he reasoned that she was not the giggly sort of chambermaid but one of the more serious kind. One he might consider as a challenge at some other time, if he did not have so much to worry about—and if she were a bit prettier.

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