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Forty-Four & Rising

A. E. Kwan

Publisher: Kotei Publishing

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'“Say what you like about the lack of company,” said Myles, clearly trying to lighten the mood. "But you’ve got to admit this is better than being shot at.”' 
An unidentified ocean, the 4th Century: Sirel and Myles are on the run. Chased by dark figures that seek to hurt them and their loved ones, the two childhood friends have fled across the sea, hoping for a better life.  
Then salvation comes their way, and Sirel thinks they are free at last. 
But as they look deeper, both Sirel and Myles fear that they might have fled one nightmare only to find themselves caught in another one. One where this time, they have no means of escape.

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