By S. M. Stirling
Within the 10th yr of The swap, the survivors in western Oregon have realized easy methods to stay in an international with out know-how. yet a war of words among the forces of these who could rebuild the realm peacefully and the dreaded Protector, who will use no matter what potential at his command to increase his energy, threatens to plunge the total area into open struggle.
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