"An intelligence knowing, at a given instance of time, all forces acting in nature, as well as the momentary position of all things of which the universe consists, would be able to comprehend the motions of the largest bodies of the world and those of the lightest atoms in one single formula, provided his intellect were sufficiently powerful to subject all data to analysis; to him nothing would be uncertain, both past and future would be present in his eyes."
---Pierre-Simon de Laplace
What if there were more than one such person?
A book of verses underneath the bough A jug of wine, a loaf of bread---and thou Beside me singing in th wildness--- Oh, wilderness were paradise enow!
To Lester del Rey, mentor
With Anya beside me, I walked out of the ancient temple into the warming sunshine of a new day.
Anya pulled off her glittering silvery robe and flung it to the grassy ground.
She nodded sadly. "Yes, my love. Paradise will have to wait."
Orion the Hunter, an eternal being made by the Creators to battle their greatest enemy, and Anya, a Creator who has abandoned her power to accompany him, come closer than ever to understanding and defeating their foe--Novelist.