Wyrdweaver - Mount Waiika

Debra’s W.I.P.: Book one
of a new 
SciFan series,
The War of the Grail Hallows
The Norse call it “Wyrd.”

Other cultures call it Karma. Providence. Destiny. Fate.

Whatever you call it, it’s about to change for a small group of young people, gifted with special talents after a mysterious “Eclipse” and struggling to make lives in an increasingly dangerous world.

The catalyst:

A strange artifact has emerged from the shadows of myth and legend. Many have died for it. Some will kill for it. And it will change the course of the future.


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