Chantia and Beck share the wonder of the world of the Tethyans being opened to them and feel a oneness with the universe. But their joy is short-lived when their refuge on the Turks & Caicos comes under heavy attack by Overlord agents. The women of the Andromeda defeat the attackers but they must take flight to a new refuge in Provence, France. For now the Overlords are left with nothing but their own fury at defeat.
Chantia is restless in their new home. She needs focus and understanding. It pleases her that the next step is she and Beck are to marry. A wedding is arranged near the village of Gaelach on the coast of Ireland where it serves the Tethys of Mach Meall. It brings a gathering of representatives from all the Tethys across the world. Gaia makes an appearance and signs her blessing of the union.
The Overlords are closing in on the Tethyans. They attack during the wedding but are roundly defeated by well prepared Andromeda women. Later they mount another powerful attack on Thonis but it fails because of the artful defenses of the Tethys. To their horror the Overlords are feeling their power is slipping away.
Simultaneously, alliances with the world of the spirits are growing. Andromeda women are building new and deeper relationships with the spirits including those from the world of Vodun. In the Thonis Tethys Chantia is deep in research and discovers oracles and prophesy among the books in the ancient library. It is clear there are deeper meanings to the Tethyans than she had believed.
Chantia is thrilled to learn that she is pregnant with the daughter she will call Thera but Celeste is terrified because she bears a a child conceived with a man who betrayed her. When the children are born the question becomes who they are and what they will bring to the growing conflict.
Gaia conveys to all humankind the sense of the presence of someone near. The Tethyans greet it as indicating benevolence. But each of the world religions believes it is proof that they have the one true religion and it triggers unprecedented conflict. In the Thonis Tethys a parchment is found which indicates Gaia is entering the struggle.
Buy the book, and follow the author on social media:
Learn more about the writer. Visit the Author’s Website.
Buy the Book On Amazon.
Visit the Facebook Fan Page.
When Duke University granted me a Ph.D. in clinical psychology it was time to go out beyond academia. I chose to work in the inner city of Baltimore in a community mental health program. My experience there was a wholly new form of learning. Daily I was confronted with the dire effects of deep poverty. It changed my life and view of the world.
Over time other elements in my education crept forward. The teachings of Leslie White about culture took on a new meaning and the depth of the studies of Carl Jung arose. Over decades I found myself assessing the meaning of cultural flow and the importance of myth in our lives. I took on a commitment to stewardship and came to see that the empowerment of women was essential to the future of humankind.
Later in life they all flowed together in the creation of the Gaia’s Majesty Trilogy. Myth was not some abstraction but living elements of human existence. Psychology taught me there were elemental forces deep inside of us which ruled our lives but were largely unrecognized or at least not given their due. I wondered about such things as stories of mermaids which showed up across so many cultures. And I found issues of culture and myth showing up in my clinical work. My thoughts went deep into how they might relate to current human and ecological crises.
Much of my reaction seemed to be developing unconsciously until the day when the story of the Gaia’s Majesty Trilogy began to flow onto my computer. I have become convinced that deep unrecognized forces within us direct our lives and our cultures. I also became convinced that we do, indeed, live on the cusp of reality. My reality is different from your reality and we struggle to reach a workable common ground. And at this time we face unparalleled ecological crises. It seems that the rise of women and their empowerment are a crucial part of what has come to be a denouement in the story of humankind. The empowerment of women should at last lead to true partnership between men and women. Is it possible we may be moving toward a remarkable transformation? What it might be can only be the subject of a “what if”.
In these books I try to create an engagement for consideration of what may be happening to us. While the trilogy is fiction, its mythological cloak gives it a special relief and begs us to consider what may be happening to us and where we might be going. Is humankind to be led into terrible poverty and bondage where an economic elite will rule and will we also despoil the very planet on which we live and depend?
Come to the adventure in the Gaia’s Majesty Trilogy and join in considering what it might say about our future.