New PDF release: A Calculus of Angels (The Age of Unreason, Book 2)
By J. Gregory Keyes
1722: A moment darkish Age looms. An asteroid has devastated the Earth, referred to as down by way of dire creatures who plot opposed to the area of fellows. The brilliant-- a few say mad--Isaac Newton has taken shelter in historical Prague. There, along with his younger apprentice Ben Franklin, he plumbs the secrets and techniques of the aetheric beings who've so approximately destroyed humanity.But their defense is tenuous. Peter the nice marches his unstoppable forces throughout Europe. And part an international away, Cotton Mather and Blackbeard the pirate gather a celebration of colonial luminaries to go the Atlantic and become aware of what has befallen the previous international. With them sails pink sneakers, a Choctaw shaman whose mysterious connections to the invisible international warn him that they're all relocating towards a war of words as violent because it is decisive . . .
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Newton smiled indulgently. “My new system has that in hand, never fear. Now, clean yourself up. ” After undressing and dabbing at himself with a cloth, Ben felt more human but no less frustrated. Newton’s casual dismissal of his work stung, and the admission that he did not trust Ben was even worse. After two years of being Newton’s apprentice, it was almost as if they had come full circle to the day they first met. Except that it was worse now, because in those days he had thought Newton a god, and now he had begun to have his doubts.
And that is what I am sick unto death of. ” Ben managed a weak grin. ” Newton stared at him incredulously for a moment, and then rested his forehead on his fist. “Benjamin, what am I to do with you? ” “Sir—” Ben considered for a moment, then plunged on. “Sir, I was never so proud as the day you made me your apprentice. Proud I still am. But of late, you do not include me. ” “This excuses your behavior? ” “It is no excuse, I agree. ” “It seems to me that you do,” Newton said, his voice suddenly weary.
Red Shoes asked quietly. ” Blackbeard shot him a withering glance, and to Red Shoes’ surprise, he saw the rage there mixed liberally with what must be fear. In his experience, if Blackbeard was afraid, then the rest of them ought to be terrified. ” “Stupid In’yun,”Tug added. ” “Why? What army could do mis? ” “The latitude and longitude are correct,” Nairne insisted, voice determined. “This is—or was—the mouth of the Thames. ” He pointed west and north. “Well then”—Blackbeard scowled—“you’re the overlander.
A Calculus of Angels (The Age of Unreason, Book 2) by J. Gregory Keyes