"These not entirely auspicious plot elements unfortunately fail to cohere, and the separate resolutions, while apposite, will not fully gratify expectant readers. After the demented dazzle of Dark Sleeper (2000), Barlough plummets back to Earth with an audible thump."
Another fantasy set in a world where a huge, mysterious object struck the Earth, causing the "sundering," a new Ice Age, and the reappearance of megafauna. Civilization, socially and technologically Victorian, clings to a narrow strip of coast.
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