The Fifth Sacred Thing

  • by Starhawk
  • Narrated by Maya Lilly
  • 21 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

One act of courage can change the world.
The year is 2048. Climate change and bio-warfare have ravaged much of the Earth, and societal meltdown has splintered the US into fragments. But out of the ruins, Northern California has built a thriving culture based on respect for the four sacred things: air, fire, water and earth.
The Fifth Sacred Thing is an epic tale of freedom and slavery, love and war, and the potential futures of humankind. It tells of a 21st century California clan caught between two clashing worlds: one based on tolerance, the other on repression. It is both a love story between two people and a war story between two opposing ideals.

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Excellent story and good telling

An excellent story well told and very apt for these times of major change in the worlds' politics.
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- kewina

Beautifully Apt in These Dark Times..

Full of hope.. beauty.. love.. truth and connection.. A stunning story wound around the premise of living in harmony with each other and All Our Relations.. Cutting and honest.. not afraid to name the darkness faced in cruel hearts, minds and actions.. Or the paths that led to those states of being.. The fierce inner and outter battles we face in this and every day.. in our past.. and stretching into the future.. all seem aptly bound in this masterful story telling.. one can only hope that love and truth will eventually win in the face of adversity.. and evolve into a kinder future..
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- Miss.N.M.Young

Book Details

  • Release Date: 29-08-2016
  • Publisher: Maya Lilly