By David Weber
Now the conflict for the soul of the planet Safehold has begun.
The country of Charis and the dominion of Chisholm have joined jointly, pledged to face opposed to the tyranny of a corrupt Church. The younger Queen Sharleyan of Chisholm has wed King Cayleb of Charis, forging a unmarried dynasty, a unmarried empire, devoted to the safeguard of human freedom. topped Empress of that empire, Sharleyan has present in Cayleb's hands the affection she by no means dared wish for in a "marriage of state." In Cayleb's reason, his defiance of the ruthless workforce of 4 who govern mom Church, she has came upon the duty to which she will devote her brain and her braveness. it's a reason for which she was once born.
Yet there are issues Sharleyan nonetheless doesn't comprehend. secrets and techniques Cayleb has now not been approved to proportion, inspite of her. secrets and techniques just like the precise tale of humanity on Safehold. just like the difficult net of lies, deception, and fabricated "religion" that have chained humanity for nearly 1000 years. just like the lifestyles of the genocidal alien Gbaba, ready to accomplish mankind's destruction may still people ever allure their recognition once again. just like the life of a tender girl, Nimue Alban, 9 hundred years useless, whose center, brain, and stories continue to exist in the android physique of the warrior-monk she understands as Merlin.
And so Empress Sharleyan faces the the good problem of her lifestyles ignorant of all that activity actually entails...or of ways the secrets and techniques the guy who loves her can't percentage may well threaten all they've got accomplished among them...and her personal lifestyles.
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7:2 Rather than contradicting Genesis 6:19, this verse expands 7So Noah, with his sons, his wife, and his sons’ wives, went into the ark because of the waters of the flood. 8Of clean animals, of animals that are unclean, of birds, and of everything that creeps on the earth, 9two by two they went into the ark to Noah, male and female, as God had commanded Noah. 10And it came to pass after seven days that the waters of the flood were on the earth. 11In the six hundredth year of Noah’s life, in the second month, the seventeenth day of the month, on that day all the fountains of the great deep were broken up, and the windows of heaven were opened.
18So Noah 8:1 God’s remembrance in Scripture is a determined action rather than a mental process; when He remembers, He acts mercifully to save (see Gen. 30:22). God sends the wind (Heb. ruach), the same word used for the Spirit (Gen. 1:2). After destruction, God re-creates, just as He created from chaos. 8:4 Ararat, lying in modern eastern Armenia, was also known as Uratu in ancient times. The country itself is mountainous with a general elevation of 6,000 feet. Ararat is its highest peak at 17,000 feet, but this verse does not specify upon which mountain the ark finally rested.
5; Hos. 2; Amos 3; 2 Cor. 13; Heb. 12); Submission (1 Pet. 3) Then God remembered Noah, and every living thing, and all the animals that were with him in the ark. And God made a wind to pass over the earth, and the waters subsided. 2The fountains of the deep and the windows of heaven were also stopped, and the rain from heaven was restrained. 3And the waters receded continually from the earth. At the end of the hundred and fifty days the waters decreased. 4Then the ark rested in the seventh month, the seventeenth day of the month, on the mountains of Ararat.
By Heresies Distressed by David Weber