Sephirot

Sephirot Duncan Kyle is an ordinary twenty something whose simple life of sports job and girlfriend comes to a crashing halt late one night when he falls through the floor of his apartment He finds himself i

  • Title: Sephirot
  • Author: Gordon Bonnet
  • ISBN: 9781633731240
  • Page: 240
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Duncan Kyle is an ordinary twenty something whose simple life of sports, job, and girlfriend comes to a crashing halt late one night when he falls through the floor of his apartment He finds himself in Malkuth, a desolate, desiccated world where the only living beings are a sardonic Sphinx and her invisible caretakers, who in this frigid place are drawn to anything warm.Duncan Kyle is an ordinary twenty something whose simple life of sports, job, and girlfriend comes to a crashing halt late one night when he falls through the floor of his apartment He finds himself in Malkuth, a desolate, desiccated world where the only living beings are a sardonic Sphinx and her invisible caretakers, who in this frigid place are drawn to anything warm He is told by the Sphinx that he will have to make his way through ten worlds before he can return to life as he knows it the ten emanations of the Sephirot On his journey, Duncan encounters a wild huntress torn between making love to him or killing him an elderly woman who tries to convince him that he has been ill and dreamed the whole thing a scarlet robed judge who sentences him to be whipped and executed for performing evil magic a kind potter and his daughter who take him in and heal his injuries and a timid, soft spoken Methodist minister who helps him survive in a place where all hell breaks loose literally once the sun goes down In every world he visits, though, one thing stays the same Duncan has to rely on his wits alone to stay alive and find his way to the next portal, and he has to summon the strength of will to keep going because if he falls for the snare each world represents, he ll never find his way home.

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    1. Gordon Bonnet's Sephirot took me back to a childhood favorite: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Bear with me before you scoff and stop reading. Both stories are tales of fantastic worlds, potential dangers, and characters who remind the hero of people at home. Both also indirectly explore the importance of home each hero wants nothing more than to return there throughout the course of the story, and neither can until a particular lesson is learned.That's where the similarities end, though.Dorothy's t [...]

    2. Our main character is Duncan Kyle, a man of indeterminate age or origin who one night falls through the floor of his apartment and finds himself in a dark and mysterious world, one of many within the Sephirot that he must journey through and return home. This is a standard Voyage and Return type plot; Our hero wanders aimlessly in a strange land, having adventures and drawing wisdom and revelation through his experiences before returning home. In Kabbalah the Sephirot is ten different emanations [...]

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