Desmorph: Thrones for the Innocent is a stunning compliment to The Shack. It addresses the metaphysical mysteries of ontology and theology without preaching. Where The Shack speaks directly to and about God and the Christian Trinity; Thrones is both subliminal and aggressive. Thrones helped me deal with the frustration I felt in my own heart about the paradox of the existence of evil and and all-loving all-powerful Creator. Thrones is very spiritual and yet avoids struggling with the convolution of structured religion. it should raise some eyebrows as well as quiet some tortured hearts.… (more)
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“It’s a poor sort of memory that only works backwards.” —The White Queen to Alice from Through the Looking-Glass by Lewis Carroll
For my own guardian angels—my two treasures: Ryan and Aeryn. May they never loose their way.
Oh, that little bitch!
Mothers never let go
That was where Then ended and Now began.
The truth of the matter is that, although free will persists, it means nothing.
They were before life and after death, born of the cosmos, and mated with the stuff that falls between Time. They now tread with orders of Angels too numerous to account; and too pure to comprehend. They had become Necessary.
Alexandra D’Meiter is a young woman at odds with herself and the obstacles that Fate has strewn across her path. Three years prior, in the wake of an irresponsible drinking binge at a crowded beach, Alex lost her five-year old daughter. Now, with her daughter still missing, Alex—sober and cynical—buries herself in her anesthesia practice. She focuses her energies on her career and sobriety and is reluctantly settling into an uncompromising rut when a single, strange night at her hospital changes everything. Two mysterious patients impact Alex’s life in a way that immediately challenges her belief system and sets into motion events that will forever alter Alex’s experience of the world.