By S. M. Stirling
It's spring on Nantucket and every little thing is completely common, till a surprising hurricane blankets the full island. whilst the elements clears, the island's population locate that they're now not within the overdue 20th century...but were transported in its place to the Bronze Age! Now they have to discover ways to live on with suspicious, warlike peoples they could slightly comprehend and care for approaching catastrophe, within the form of a would-be conqueror from their very own time.
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The skin of the house was decorated in carnival colors, burnished with gold leaf. The fishermen gaped as it drew near. a fold-down stage on hinges. Why is this thing called a clock? The only clock face it has is flat, dull, and lost in all that distracting detail. t move: Look, see for yourselves! re painted to remain at one minute before midnight! ll see here is mechanics, my friends: I know this for a fact. ll see mechanical cornfields growing, moons waxing and waning, a volcano to spew a soft red cloth done up with black and red sequins.
But I remember once when a tinker with a funny accent gave me a draft of some heady brew from a green glass bottle. I tried to remember.? So you could well have been raped by elves. t your grandfather be pleased to learn how Frex is taking care of you.? Stop!? cried Melena. s to be done!? Nanny lost her temper at last. s being irresponsible! s not much good in acting like an offended saint.? We can always drown the baby and start over.? Just try drowning that thing,? muttered Nanny. I pity the poor lake asked to take her in.?
Re out of your mind,? Melena said. It will be all over the valley that the little marrow is green. ll keep the jaw strapped up until we solve the skin problem.? However in the world did her skin come green?? Nanny wondered, stupidly, for Melena blanched and Frex reddened, and the baby held her breath as if trying to turn blue to please them all. Nanny had to slap her to make her breathe again. Nanny interviewed Frex out in the yard. After the double blow of the birth and his public embarrassment, he was not yet up to professional engagements and sat whittling praying beads out of oak, scoring and inscribing them with emblems of the Namelessness of God.
Island in the Sea of Time (Island in the Sea of Time, Book 1) by S. M. Stirling