Lena Greenwood is known as a "Daywalker", a select type of mercenary who has adapted to working in the deadly radiation of post-war British Columbia. When her city is invaded by the Mokai, a hostile alien race, she and her company escape into the Canadian Rockies. Her last hope is to survive the harsh realities of a shattered world while the rest of humanity is culled or enslaved.
Thegn, a Mokai priest and a representative of the interspecies council who sanctions the Mokai, is captured and held hostage by a still free group of humans hiding in the Canadian Rockies. It is his task to document and study the human species who he believes is sentient and worth protecting. When his interactions with the humans bring to light similarities Thegn must face the reality that to save those he learns to love he may have to go against everything he once believed.
Stranger King is a story of love and conquest, of the patterns that immerge through the passions of love and war. It is the story of survival.
Nadia Hutton is a social service worker, science fiction writer, and playwright. Her debut play Liar premiered to a sold out run at the Theatre on King in Peterborough, Ontario. She has also been published in Good Mourning Media's anthology No Place For Us. She currently lives in Waterloo where she juggles her many paid and volunteer social service gigs.
The story takes place in the mid-twenty-first century. It follows a series of worldwide crises that lead to the creation of a group of Island over the Atlantic ridge. A unique tax-free social system has been brought to reality within the boundaries of that new colony.
The book is suitable for most age groups. Romance, suspense, and science-fiction fans should enjoy. Environmentalists should find enough material to satisfy them. Christian values, legal, political, and social issues are also brought forward.
‘THE EDEN DEMOCRATIC KINGDOM: The Pioneer Generation’ is the first of this science-fiction trilogy. ‘THE EDEN DEMOCRATIC KINGDOM: Project New Hope’ will enter the world of androids and the discovery of a new source of energy. In ‘THE EDEN DEMOCRATIC KINGDOM: Survival’, humanity will pack their bags and move to outer space.