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The Netherworld Academy

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“You know, you look very....” He licks his lips. “Enticing.” Luc slowly looked me up and down again. “You really are going to cause me so much trouble, aren’t you?” Luc shakes his head and chuckles to himself. “Oh, enticing, huh?” I can tell I shouldn’t tease him, but it feels good to be complimented by him. “Why do you think I am going to be trouble?” He chuckles louder “Because you look like demon bait. Do you know that?” “How so?” I bat my eyes, curious about where this is going. “Well, to start with...” He stepped closer to me, reaching his hand out. He ran a finger across my clavicle, sending a shiver through my body yet again. “Your skin is the color of cream, soft and pink. You smell of amber wood, pear, and hope. Your heart is broken, and a few words would have you begging for touch. You’re human, and that means you’re valuable to us, not to mention you are adorable when you get flustered like this.” He ran his finger across my clavicle once again, and I felt my face heat up as I blushed deeper with every word that came out of his mouth. His fingers walk up to my neck slowly, and he runs then across my chin and rests his thumb on my lower lip, causing my lips to part ever so slightly. I can’t tear my eyes from his face as I watch his expressions change over and over again. One moment he is looking at me with a smoldering gaze. The next, it’s soft, then thoughtful, then alluring, and then back to sexy. I don’t think I can take this anymore. I squeeze my eyes tight and wait for what comes next. His thumb just rests there for a moment, then he brushes my lip ever so slightly, and a soft whimper escapes my lips before I realize what happened. My eyes shoot open, and I find his face just an inch or so from mine. “See what I mean, Jasmine? You are enticing.”

Gilgamesh, Enkidu, and the Netherworld and the Sumerian Gilgamesh Cycle

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Author: Alhena Gadotti
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Gilgamesh, Enkidu, and the Netherworld and the Sumerian Gilgamesh Cycle by Alhena Gadotti Book Resume:

Alhena Gadotti offers a much needed new edition of the Sumerian composition Gilgamesh, Enkidu, and the Netherworld, last published by Aaron Shaffer in his 1963 doctoral dissertation. Since then, several new manuscripts have come to light, prompting not only a new edition of the text, but also a re-examination of the composition. In this book, Gadotti argues that Gilgamesh, Enkidu, and the Netherworld was the first, not the last of the Sumerian stories about Gilgamesh. She also suggests that a Sumerian Gilgamesh Cycle, currently only attested in old Babylonian manuscripts (ca. 18th century BCE), was in fact developed during the Ur III period (ca. 2100-2000 BCE). Providing a new way to look at the Sumerian Gilgamesh stories, this book is relevant not only to scholars of the ancient Near East, but also to anyone interested in epic and epic cycle.

Roxanne and the Netherworld

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Author: Dean Marquis
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The War on two Worlds continue. On Earth the Soviet 8th Guard Army launches an Air Mobile Assault in order take Budweiss, in order to relieve the pressure at the Fulda Gap. The Battle heats up and NATO sends in reinforcements for a counterattack. On the Netherworld the Becks Commonwealth launches an Attack on Budweiss in and take it for good. On the Netherworld the Emperor issues an Orange Light Call and all the Landsknecht Legions respond but two. As the War heats up on both Worlds, the Machines of Destruction arrives and brings the book to its dramatic conclusion.

Travels in the Netherworld

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Author: Bryan J. Cuevas
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In Travels in the Netherworld, Bryan J. Cuevas examines a fascinating but little-known genre of Tibetan narrative literature about the d?lok, ordinary men and women who claim to have died, traveled through hell, and then returned from the afterlife. These narratives enjoy audiences ranging from the most sophisticated monastic scholars to pious townsfolk, villagers, and nomads. Their accounts emphasize the universal Buddhist principles of impermanence and worldly suffering, the fluctuations of karma, and the feasibility of obtaining a favorable rebirth through virtue and merit. Providing a clear, detailed analysis of four vivid return-from-death tales, including the stories of a Tibetan housewife, a lama, a young noble woman, and a Buddhist monk, Cuevas argues that these narratives express ideas about death and the afterlife that held wide currency among all classes of faithful Buddhists in Tibet. Relying on a diversity of traditional Tibetan sources, Buddhist canonical scriptures, scholastic textbooks, ritual and meditation manuals, and medical treatises, in addition to the d?lok works themselves, Cuevas surveys a broad range of popular Tibetan Buddhist ideas about death and dying. He explores beliefs about the vulnerability of the soul and its journey beyond death, karmic retribution and the terrors of hell, the nature of demons and demonic possession, ghosts, and reanimated corpses. Cuevas argues that these extraordinary accounts exhibit flexibility between social and religious categories that are conventionally polarized and concludes that, contrary to the accepted wisdom, such rigid divisions as elite and folk, monastic and lay religion are not sufficiently representative of traditional Tibetan Buddhism on the ground. This study offers innovative perspectives on popular religion in Tibet and fills a gap in an important field of Tibetan literature.

Heavy Metal Pulp: The Bloodstained Man

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Author: Christopher Rowley
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Presenting Heavy Metal Pulp, a new line of novels combining noir fiction with fantastic art featuring the theme, story lines, and graphic styles of Heavy Metal magazine. Following the explosive events of book one, Pleasure Model, Detective Rook Venner, Mistress Julia, and Plesur are on the run from the government troops trying to kill them and from a shadowy group that wants to capture Plesur alive for its own purposes. What secrets have been implanted in Plesur's head—and why are they worth killing for? Caught between these two powerful rivals, the trio hides out in the lawless New Jersey territory. Betrayed by gang members looking to collect the bounty on Plesur's head, the three are separated, and Rook and Mistress Julia find themselves in mortal danger. Julia, given as a prize to a gang member, finds herself in chains, but not without her own means of fighting back. Rook, forced to fight for his life in the gang's bloodthirsty gladiatorial games, must stay alive long enough to rescue Plesur, but time is running out. The Bloodstained Man is a fast-paced, adrenaline-filled ride through a future where pleasure has a price, and Plesur holds the key to a secret that could rock the country to its very core. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Heavy Metal Pulp: Pleasure Model

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Author: Christopher Rowley
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Presenting Heavy Metal Pulp, a new line of novels combining noir fiction with fantastic art featuring the themes, story lines, and graphic styles of Heavy Metal magazine. In Pleasure Model, the first book in the Netherworld trilogy, down-and out police detective Rook gets a big break when he's assigned to a bizarre and vicious murder case. The clues are colder than the corpse and the case looks like it'll remain unsolved—until an eyewitness is discovered. But the witness is a Pleasure Model, an illegal gene-grown human. Plesur's only purpose is to provide satisfaction to her owner—in any way. When the murderer targets Plesur in order to eliminate the one witness, Rook takes her into hiding to protect her. Thus begins a descent into the dark world of exotic pleasure mods and their illicit buyers and manufacturers. Rook frantically looks for clues, struggling to stay one stop ahead of those looking to kill them both. But is Rook falling under Plesur's spell....? At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Heavy Metal Pulp: Money Shot

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Author: Christopher Rowley
Publisher: Tor Books
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Detective Rook Venner was a successful investigating officer for the Hudson Valley Police Department—until the General Sangacha murder case came across his desk and his world exploded. Now after being dragged through hell and back, Rook is on the run with Plesur, a Pleasure Model who is the one eyewitness to the murder. Plesur carries a secret in her brain that terrifies the powers-that-be. A secret that they will do anything to destroy—even bring in a Tactical Robotic Regiment to track Rook and Plesur down and annihilate them. The only choice the two have is to locate the coordinates that were planted in the pleasure mod's head to the isolated mountain ridge where it all began. Deep underground, in a warren of machine halls and ice caves, something so horrific is happening that just knowing three code words is enough to get you killed: Operation Taste Imperative. Rook and Plesur have no way back and no way out. If they want to survive and have any kind of life together, they must uncover the terrifying secret that lies deep inside the mountain. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Netherworld

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Author: Kathryn Le Veque
Publisher: Babelcube Inc.
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1197 DC. Magoado com a perda de sua prometida, Sir Keller de Poyer aprender a não confiar nas mulheres. Um urso de homem com uma mente brilhante, Keller é socialmente desajeitado, mas um cavaleiro talentoso. Ele é tão verdadeiramente talentoso que seu soberano, William Marshal, o presenteou com terras em Gales pelo seu serviço. Mas há um problema - para garantir as terras e os títulos, ele deve se casar com a herdeira galesa. E assim começa sua jornada para Netherworld - um castelo com reputação sombria e uma herdeira que esconde seus segredos horríveis. A morte vive em Nether, e Keller é pego por seu turbilhão. Ele poderá salvar sua nova esposa do perigo e da traição antes que seja tarde demais?

The Nether World

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Author: George Gissing
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An exploration of the class struggle in nineteenth century London where a potential inheritance turns family and friends into desperate foes eager to escape their circumstance. A compelling story about greed, deception and the innate need to survive. Michael Snowdon lives like a pauper despite inheriting a massive fortune. He plans to leave his money to Jane, his neglected granddaughter, in hopes that she will spend it on charitable causes. Yet, Michael’s estranged son Jonathan wants to acquire the funds for himself. He tries to create a wedge between his father and Jane, making it easier for him to make a claim. The story highlights the horrors of poverty and the extremes people are willing to go to escape it. The Nether World is a detailed and complex story about society’s most vulnerable people. George Gissing delivers a brutally honest picture of class disparity in Victorian era England. It is a time and a place fueled by both desperation and hope. With an eye-catching new cover, and professionally typeset manuscript, this edition of The Nether World is both modern and readable.

The Nether World

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Author: George Gissing
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Although he was overlooked in the early years of his literary career, British novelist George Gissing eventually rose to acclaim, largely on the strength of his unflinching portrayal of the lives of England's less fortunate. Regarded as one of his most accomplished works, The Nether World follows the intertwined fates of three impoverished families, all tied together through central figure Sidney Kirkwood.

Shadows in a Chinese Landscape

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Author: Yun Chi
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In this major undertaking David Keenan translates and contextualizes over 100 tales from the Notes from the Hut for Examining the Subtle, a collection of 1,200 tales and observations by Chi Yun, one of eighteenth century China's leading intellectuals. By illuminating neglected aspects of the interaction between popular and elite cultures in late imperial China, this study portrays the rich connection between life and letters on the eve of the Western impact.

Heavenly Saint Sovereign

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Author: Da Dao
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When Bai Yuntian was reborn, he discovered that he was being buried. However, the person was different; he was the reincarnated Dao Child of a supreme realm. With his supreme martial will, he wanted to see how he would make up for his deficiencies in his previous life.

The Way to Immortality

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Author: Bei Hai
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Inside the second-hand phone Chen Hao bought, there was actually a Heavenly Court's welfare group, various great gods crazily sent red packets, and a Heavenly Court store that had all sorts of martial skills, pills, pets, weapons, and magical equipment! Thus, the ordinary university student, Chen Hao, embarked on the bizarre path of cultivation.

Eschatology in Antiquity

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Author: Hilary Marlow,Karla Pollmann,Helen Van Noorden
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Eschatology in Antiquity by Hilary Marlow,Karla Pollmann,Helen Van Noorden Book Resume:

This collection of essays explores the rhetoric and practices surrounding views on life after death and the end of the world, including the fate of the individual, apocalyptic speculation and hope for cosmological renewal, in a wide range of societies from Ancient Mesopotamia to the Byzantine era. The 42 essays by leading scholars in each field explore the rich spectrum of ways in which eschatological understanding can be expressed, and for which purposes it can be used. Readers will gain new insight into the historical contexts, details, functions and impact of eschatological ideas and imagery in ancient texts and material culture from the twenty-fifth century BCE to the ninth century CE. Traditionally, the study of “eschatology” (and related concepts) has been pursued mainly by scholars of Jewish and Christian scripture. By broadening the disciplinary scope but remaining within the clearly defined geographical milieu of the Mediterranean, this volume enables its readers to note comparisons and contrasts, as well as exchanges of thought and transmission of eschatological ideas across Antiquity. Cross-referencing, high quality illustrations and extensive indexing contribute to a rich resource on a topic of contemporary interest and relevance. Eschatology in Antiquity is aimed at readers from a wide range of academic disciplines, as well as non-specialists including seminary students and religious leaders. The primary audience will comprise researchers in relevant fields including Biblical Studies, Classics and Ancient History, Ancient Philosophy, Ancient Near Eastern Studies, Art History, Late Antiquity, Byzantine Studies and Cultural Studies. Care has been taken to ensure that the essays are accessible to undergraduates and those without specialist knowledge of particular subject areas.

Take Back Charge

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Author: Liang Chen
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A Sword of Dao Seeking swept across the entire place. With a flip of his hand, he turned it into the sky and covered it with his hand. The Heart of Dao could hold the nine heavens and ten earth. With a single thought, life and death would be snatched away. Lust! Desire to defy the heavens! Anger to break through the heavens! The Lover of Love, the Lord of the Heavens and the Earth, oppressing all Golden Immortals!

Before Dawn

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Author: Olivia Hutchinson
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The only thing Natalie ever wanted was a husband, kids, and the occasional adventure. Instead, she's single with zero prospects and not even a pet to keep her company. One drunken love spell later, she's knee-deep in all things supernatural with a seductive werewolf protector who wants her to help him infiltrate the secretive Netherworld Council. Declan Azarov has stayed out of Netherworld politics for long enough. For too many years, he's seen families ripped apart under the rule of the current regime. When he's asked to guard Natalie, he recognizes her value immediately. Not only is the woman gorgeous, but she's trustworthy and convincing in the role he needs her to play: that of a potential mate. Only now Declan can't decide who she's convinced more, his enemies or himself. Content Warning: This book contains explicit love scenes, strong language, and violent situations. Intended for mature audiences only. This is the sixth part in a complete seven book series. It's recommended reading the series in order for maximum enjoyment and understanding. The Netherworld: 1. Once Bitten 2. Up in Flames 3. When Sparks Fly 4. Wild and Untamed 5. Taken by Darkness 6. Before Dawn 7. Blood Moon

Seducing the Demon Huntress

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Author: Victoria Davies
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Kerilyn is nearly the last of her demon-hunter family, her parents and siblings killed by the creatures they resolved to destroy. Alone on Halloween, the one night spirits and demons escape the Netherworld to wreak havoc on the mortal world, Kerilyn tries to stay safe at home, protected by spells and weapons. But one spirit is waiting for her right outside her gate: Arawn, Lord of the Spirits. Arawn has visited her every year, determined to seduce her. Though Kerilyn tries to resist her forbidden attraction to him, he vows to win her by dawn and draws her into a sensual dream world that tempts her to drop her barriers and indulge in his touch. But Kerilyn still believes Arawn is her enemy—especially when his brother, the Lord of the Demons, kidnaps her niece. To get her back, Kerilyn will have to risk abandoning her defenses and trust Arawn completely… 26,000 words

Necromancies and Netherworlds

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Author: Darrell Schweitzer,Jason Van Hollander
Publisher: Wildside Press LLC
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Darrell Schweitzer, author of The Mask of the Sorcerer and editor of Weird Tales collaborates with macabre artist-writer Jason Van Hollander on a series of remarkable fantasies, variously grotesque, horrific, ethereal, and darkly comic. Several of these form a cycle set in as-yet undiscovered countries where the common men have thrown down the gods and decadent nobles reach new heights of ecstasy and terror with the drug hanquil. You'll also encounter a wrenching yet romantic ghost story set in the American Southwest, an intimately personal tale of the Cthulhu Mythos and the lingering legacy of Dunwich; plus a dance of death; and a house haunted by the terror of eternal life. Here are all the stories Schweitzer and Van Hollander have written together, a unique blending which makes these two the most successful collaborative team since Burke and Hare.

My Hotel in Nether World

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Author: Hong ChenQiuDu
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Because Wang Siyao had been born with the Ghost Eye, she had received a black stone token from her ancestors when she was eighteen. From there, she had opened the door of the inn.

Wechat Group in Nether World

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Author: Bu YiTaiBai
Publisher: Funstory
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College student Li Rui, because the cell phone given to him is not the most expensive Apple 8, his girlfriend despised and broke it. Unexpectedly, a blessing came from misfortune. A WeChat group that was able to communicate with the Underworld appeared on his phone. From then on, Li Rui's world was different. Beautiful teachers, pure school beauties, charming doctors, and hot young women. Without saying a word, they would fight a dozen! The second generation rich next door was very arrogant and despotic? Let him kneel down and sing a hymn today! He didn't even need to see blood to kill, he just needed to greet Ox-Head and Horse-Face! To talk about life with the Messenger with his arms around his shoulders, and the King of Hell, this was what you called 'awesome'! And to see how Li Rui would be able to save lives with just his medical skills and become the spokesperson of the Underworld through the WeChat group!

Everlasting Saint King

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Author: San YangMao
Publisher: Funstory
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On the continent of the Vast Sky Empire, the experts were as numerous as the clouds. Divine Beasts wreaked havoc, and tens of thousands of clans were present. The impoverished youth had awoken an ancient bloodline. He had risen through adversity, and had been reborn through fire. Cultivating the Primordial Dragon Subduing Secret Art to refine the ancient beast spirit, control the myriad worlds, break all the heavens, ascend to the supreme level, and become an eternal Saint King! 

Storytelling

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Author: Josepha Sherman
Publisher: Routledge
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Storytelling is an ancient practice known in all civilizations throughout history. Characters, tales, techniques, oral traditions, motifs, and tale types transcend individual cultures - elements and names change, but the stories are remarkably similar with each rendition, highlighting the values and concerns of the host culture. Examining the stories and the oral traditions associated with different cultures offers a unique view of practices and traditions."Storytelling: An Encyclopedia of Mythology and Folklore" brings past and present cultures of the world to life through their stories, oral traditions, and performance styles. It combines folklore and mythology, traditional arts, history, literature, and festivals to present an overview of world cultures through their liveliest and most fascinating mode of expression. This appealing resource includes specific storytelling techniques as well as retellings of stories from various cultures and traditions.

The Politics and Reception of Rabindranath Tagore’s Drama

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Author: Arnab Bhattacharya,Mala Renganathan
Publisher: Routledge
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The Politics and Reception of Rabindranath Tagore’s Drama by Arnab Bhattacharya,Mala Renganathan Book Resume:

This is the first volume to focus specifically on Rabindranath Tagore’s dramatic literature, visiting translations and adaptations of Tagore’s drama, and cross-cultural encounters in his works. As Asia’s first Nobel Laureate, Tagore’s highly original plays occupy a central position in the Indian theatrescape. Tagore experimented with dance, music, dance drama, and plays, exploring concepts of environment, education, gender and women, postcolonial encounters, romantic idealism, and universality. Tagore’s drama plays a generous host to experimentations with new performance modes, like the writing and staging of an all-women play on stage for the first time, or the use of cross-cultural styles such as Manipuri dance, Thai craft in stage design, or the Baul singing styles. This book is an exciting re-exploration of Tagore’s plays, visiting issues such as his contribution to Indian drama, drama and environment, feminist readings, postcolonial engagements, cross-cultural encounters, drama as performance, translational and adaptation modes, the non-translated or the non-translatable Tagore drama, Tagore drama in the 21st century, and Indian film. The volume serves as a wide-ranging and up-to-date resource on the criticism of Tagore drama, and will appeal to a range of Theatre and Performance scholars as well as those interested in Indian theatre, literature, and film.

Nether World

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Author: John W. Twilley
Publisher: iUniverse
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Seth Jones lives a life filled with blessings. He and his wife, Patty, live in a small house in Midwest City, Oklahoma. They have a little boy named Jimmy and a little dog named Macky. Seth loves his family and his work as a computer scientist. He has big dreams, and the future is golden. Patty loves her husband’s ambition to one day own his own computer company, and she works hard to help keep him focused. She is therefore concerned when “Crazy Charley” tries to make her husband his heir. What’s more, Patty knows that Charlie will stop at nothing to get Seth to say yes. Seth thinks he’s off the hook when Charley is killed in a fire, believing that Charley’s obsession will die with him. But Charley’s second in command isn’t about to let a little thing like death derail the company’s plan to bring the dead back to life, using ancient technology and a nuclear reactor. He won’t take no for an answer, because Seth is the key to unlock the power of resurrection. Seth’s resolve to refuse Charley’s legacy is shaken after Patty and Jimmy are killed in a car accident.Was it really an accident? Could this terrible power be used for good? How can Seth walk away from a chance to rescue his wife and child from the nether world?

Fate of Nether World

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Author: Zhang YuanWai
Publisher: Funstory
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Fate of Nether World by Zhang YuanWai Book Resume:

I'd like to see the following story half of your life is ready Also two taels of courage A pot of sadness

Coffin of the Nether World

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Author: Zhang Yangxiaobai
Publisher: Funstory
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In order to kill the second child in my mother's womb, I killed my mother. The soul of my unborn brother has always been wrapped around me ...

Wild and Untamed

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Author: Olivia Hutchinson
Publisher: Blood Crow Books, L.L.C.
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Thanks to a love spell gone wrong, Beth is being hunted. Her chances of survival on her own? Zero. Beth may be in denial about the whole thing, but she's still assigned a werewolf protector who's managed to get under her skin. Now Beth's goal is to make him as crazy as he's making her with his brooding and sultry looks. Kaleb Azarov has been things to do than play babysitting, like running his family-owned bar and keeping out of the trouble brewing in the Netherworld. But when his brother calls, he doesn't have a choice but to agree to protect the sexy human who drives him to distraction. Keeping her safe may just be impossible if he can't get her to recognize the danger she's in from the Netherworld, their enemies, and his own overwhelming need to claim her. Content Warning: This book contains graphic sexual content, strong language, and violent situations. Intended for mature audiences only. This is the fourth book in a seven-part series. It's recommended reading the series in order for maximum enjoyment and understanding. The Netherworld Series: 1. Once Bitten 2. Up in Flames 3. When Sparks Fly 4. Wild and Untamed 5. Taken by Darkness 6. Before Dawn 7. Blood Moon

The Struggle for Fenland

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Author: M. Byron
Publisher: FriesenPress
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Ever since Beatrice’s grandmother, and sole guardian, became gravely ill, the ten-year-old has felt the sting of her own dark shadow, ever present, never fading, there even when not seen. Living in a little house on the edge of the woods, she is afraid of what will become of her if her guardian doesn’t recover, and Beatrice yearns to ask Elijah to spare her grandmother’s life. When Beatrice is lured into the woods by her dog, Barley, she discovers a different world, one where animals can speak, objects are not always what they seem, and time slows. Here, there is an urgent problem that the animals believe only Beatrice can resolve. Using her dark shadow, Beatrice must restore the Light to Mount Rundle before the destructive, violent shadows destroy Fenland. But when Barley and other creatures are snatched by the shadows, Beatrice knows she must first journey to the Netherworld to rescue them before she can recover the Light. As she journeys through Fenland, she meets a boy, Walley, and animals such as Oliver the river otter, George the ground squirrel, and Viola the vole. Together, Oliver, Walley and Beatrice search for the Old Hermit, who they believe can help recover the Light, travel to the Netherworld, and negotiate with Elijah. Along the way, they witness the shadows’ trail of destruction, the darkening landscape, and the displacement of animals in a changing climate. Will Beatrice be able to restore the Light to Mount Rundle before it’s too late? Will the Old Hermit help recover loved ones from the Netherworld? And most importantly, will she secure her chance to barter for her grandmother’s life? A hauntingly beautiful and tender book, The Struggle for Fenland: Quietly We Fall explores the universality of faith, grief, kindness, and compassion for young readers. It is Part One of Beatrice’s journey.

Wizard Emperor

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Author: Wei Han
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Three thousand years of glory, dust and earth, eight thousand miles of journey; Yun and Yue! Soldiers in the battlefield, Magi feared by the world. Carrying the honor and prosperity of the Gong Yang family, would Li Mu choose to avenge his family or to stay loyal to the dying empire? The dead are gone, where is the living?! Shaman spirits were gradually awakening along with the growth of this young man, and when the Shaman who was above the power level had once again stepped onto the stage of history, he asked the whole world, who could compete against him?! My name is Li Mu, and I'm from Witch Prefecture. I'm a low-level martial practitioner of the True Martial University.

Current Research in Egyptology 2005

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Author: Rachel Mairs,Alice Stevenson
Publisher: Oxbow Books
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The sixth annual Current Research in Egyptology symposium took place from 6th-8th January 2005 at the University of Cambridge. Although the topics covered by the papers were many and varied, if there is a general theme it would be that of exploring the borders and parameters of the discipline of Egyptology.

The Emperor Landing on the Nine Heavens

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Author: Kong Shen
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I am the Emperor of the Nine Layered Heavens of the Myriad Domain! My decree is so vast that in this world, there is no one who dares to disobey it! This was the story of an ordinary boy like Lin Dong growing up to become the Nine Heavens Emperor! Experts were as numerous as the clouds, and they could also be seen how Lin Dong managed to carve a path through countless geniuses and powerhouses! If a beauty falls in love, how could the main character choose?

Last Round Arthurs, Vol. 2 (light novel)

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Author: Taro Hitsuji
Publisher: Yen Press LLC
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Last Round Arthurs, Vol. 2 (light novel) by Taro Hitsuji Book Resume:

There's nothing in the world money can't buy With the succession battle in full swing, it's too dangerous to keep living in the dorms. But have no fear: Rintarou has the genius idea to rent a place with Luna. Well, he must have forgotten who he was dealing with, because as soon as he hands her the reins-and his checkbook-money-hungry moocher Luna squanders his life savings on a colossal mansion! And just when their relationship couldn't get any worse, they have a run-in with another duo vying for the throne: Emma Michelle and her Jack, Sir Lamorak. Turns out, Rintarou has history with Emma, who challenges Luna to a different kind of fight-where the prize is Rintarou!

Eternal Saint Doctor

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Author: Xie JiaoZhu
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The sky was filled with killing intent as it moved stars to change places. Killing intent filled the air. Dragons, snakes, and landings. The people wanted to kill, and the world seemed to be spinning around them. A combination of the gods and men, a myriad of variations. A 'Cyan Sack Scripture', a bell with a golden ring on it. The heart of a doctor was able to contain the world. 

Destined War Sovereign

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Author: Ai Ling
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Every era had countless legends. Some legends could penetrate time and become memories of immortality. In this strange and joyful world of martial cultivation, could a Martial God whose memories were shattered and whose soul had been reborn establish his own legend ... A man should lie drunk on the knees of beauties, waking up to rule the world! The Ancestor will bring you into a vast and mysterious fantasy world where blood is like fire, passion is everywhere, and desire is limitless ...

Iconographic Exegesis of the Hebrew Bible / Old Testament

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Author: Izaak J. de Hulster,Brent A. Strawn,Ryan P. Bonfiglio
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Iconographic Exegesis of the Hebrew Bible / Old Testament by Izaak J. de Hulster,Brent A. Strawn,Ryan P. Bonfiglio Book Resume:

Iconographic exegesis combines the study of biblical texts (exegesis) with the study of ancient expressions of visual art (iconography).Studying ancient visual art that is contemporary with the documents of the Old Testament gives remarkable insight, not only on the meaning and historical context of the biblical text, but also because it facilitates greater understanding of how the ancient authors and audiences saw, thought, and made sense of the world. Iconography thus merits close attention as another avenue that can lead to a more nuanced and more complete understanding of the biblical text.Each chapter of this book provides an exegesis of a particular biblical text or theme. The book is organized around the tripartite structure of the Hebrew Bible, and demonstrates that iconographical exegesis is pertinent to “every nook and cranny” of the Bible.Within the three parts, there is special emphasis on Genesis, Isaiah, and the Psalms in order to make the book attractive for classes that deal with one or more of these books and might therefore include an iconographic perspective.In addition to connecting with a major issue in biblical interpretation, theology, or visual studies each chapter will end with one or two exercises directing the reader/student to comparable texts and images, enabling them to apply what was described in the chapter for themselves. This approach enables beginners as well as advanced readers to integrate iconography into their toolbox of exegetical skills.

Burning Money

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Author: C. Fred Blake
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For a thousand years across the length and breadth of China and beyond, people have burned paper replicas of valuable things—most often money—for the spirits of deceased family members, ancestors, and myriads of demons and divinities. Although frequently denigrated as wasteful and vulgar and at times prohibited by governing elites, today this venerable custom is as popular as ever. Burning Money explores the cultural logic of this common practice while addressing larger anthropological questions concerning the nature of value. The heart of the work integrates Chinese and Western thought and analytics to develop a theoretical framework that the author calls a “materialist aesthetics.” This includes consideration of how the burning of paper money meshes with other customs in China and around the world. The work examines the custom in contemporary everyday life, its origins in folklore and history, as well as its role in common rituals, in the social formations of dynastic and modern times, and as a “sacrifice” in the act of consecrating the paper money before burning it. Here the author suggests a great divide between the modern means of cultural reproduction through ideology and reification, with its emphasis on nature and realism, and previous pre-capitalist means through ritual and mystification, with its emphasis on authenticity. The final chapters consider how the burning money custom has survived its encounter with the modern global system and internet technology. Innovative and original in its interpretation of a common ritual in Chinese popular religion, Burning Money will be welcomed by scholars and students of Chinese religion as well as comparative religion specialists and anthropologists interested in contemporary social theory.

Dominator of Myriad Realms

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Author: Zhang JianXiuZhen
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The King of Limits, Han Chen, was reincarnated in the body of the trash from the Han family. He relied on his Heavenly Treasures, the Heaven Swallowing Stone, to break through the imprisonment of the Nine Yin and Nine Yang bodies. From a tiny ant to a mighty being that could cover the sky with one hand, Han Chen had exterminated the devil and destroyed the devil, standing on the feet of thousands of sects. He was the supreme ruler of all worlds!

Supreme Martial God

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Author: Xuan Dao
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The transcendent divine might and ten million martial spirits, who could be invincible? The trash of the family, once he awakened, he destroyed the genius! In this life, those who did not run errands had to use their hot blood to exchange for invincible Tao techniques. They had to climb to the top, be proud and proud throughout the ages, and become a Martial God! — — Lin Yue

In Search of Personal Welfare

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Author: Mu-chou Poo
Publisher: SUNY Press
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The first major reassessment of ancient Chinese religion to appear in recent years, this book presents the religious mentality of the period through personal and daily experiences.