the days of darkness Man's only ray of hope was the Lord of Light...
of Light is.....
A metaphysical action adventure love story where the space ship crew colonize an ancient planet, tyranize the populace, and use technology to turn themselves into powerful gods and goddesses. One man stands alone to fight his old colleagues and free mankind. The planet is called Earth....
Earth has been destroyed.....
They are real people but larger than life, caught in a classic struggle of power, corruption, love, honor, irony, pride, fantasy, war, and ultimate transcendence. The story is a combination of “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Wolf,” “The Lion in Winter,” and "Dune," set in the ancient Indian Pantheon of Hindu Gods.
Our story opens on an earthlike planet in a city resembling ancient India. The crew who once called themselves First Colonists have used technology to enhanced themselves with godlike psychic powers and have enjoyed technical immortality for the past 1000 years. Mankind’s descendants live in primitive squalor subjugated by the rule of those who now call themselves the Gods. Who are they? What kind of powers do that really have?
Originally many of them were archeologists, engineers, scientists. Our hero, Sam was the head of the hydroponics gardens on the starship. But when they reached the new planet all were turned into warriors, where Sam and Kali became champions. With the weaponry which enhanced their individual psychic powers, the First Colonists carved out a new civilization with new rules. They built a computer-controlled utopian city named Heaven, designed by Vishnu, who’s old job was Director of Information Technology. Now he was known as The Preserver. The Starship Commander became Brahma and his chief henchman Shiva.
After being together with Kali for hundreds of years Sam decided to leave Heaven – and Kali—and live on Earth as Prince Siddhartha, ruler of his own country. Kali was more interested in gaining “heavenly” power and was promoted to chief Goddess of Destruction. The new gods used the structure of the ancient Hindu Pantheon, clothed their advanced weaponry in primitive trappings and set up a religion similar to Earth’s ancient Hinduism to control the populace.
Unwilling to have
anything to do with them at first, Sam finds himself implacably drawn
into battling the tyrannical forces of the Celestial City to free an
enslaved world. Now he and his forces are arrayed against his former
love Kali, the Goddess who would still want him to fight by her side,
and Yama, Lord of Death, and the entire Pantheon of Heaven. . . .
to become the synthesis of all that he once was unwilling to be. In
the end he will be recognized by all as the true leader, the Redeemer,
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