DISCOVERY by Doug Holmes Summary
THE CHRONICLES OF THERA SERIAL The story, and world, of The Chronicles of Thera, is far too vast to fit into the standard two to three set of novels with a total count of some 300,000 words. This epic fantasy/science fiction serial consisting of 12 Episodes with a total word count of over 1.4 million words. Except Episode Two, which has three serial parts, each Episode will comprise of 2 parts; because this is a serial, they will need to be read in numerical order. When fourteen-year-old Deron Walson was told by his father, they were going for a trip to the beach he had no idea of the changes that were to occur in his life. An incredible journey of adventure awaits three interlocked lives. A story that spreads from the age of innocence and a futile attempt to save life as they know it; to the awakening of latent powers, over a generation, needed in defeating the hordes of enemies out to destroy them and all they stand for. This serial follows the destinies of Deron, Makel and Warmold as they grow from fourteen-year-old boys to battle-weary men; discovering eons-old secrets and solving magical mysteries of their world along the way. They discover lots of new lands, strange people, wars and vicious destruction of apocalyptic proportions. Their view of his world, a world they never really knew, changes through tragedies, death, romance, magic, warfare and incredible discoveries, culminating in them leading the fight, against all the odds, for the very survival of the planet. EPISODE ONE: DISCOVERY PART ONE: Delllea. In the first part, we follow Deron as he makes friends, starts work at an ancientology dig. Along the way, he finds romance, deaths and changes the history of his land. Part one ends with him on the verge of an incredible breakthrough. PART TWO: Four Tribal Lands. Warmold, a 14-year-old warrior, lives on one of the four tribal lands, with his family from Ausgard. They are one of a group of four warring tribes from the lands of Ausgard, Vangard, Astrogard, and Ulther who are living in a hard-won temporary peace. That peace will be shattered, however, when the chief from Ulther, along with his Sharman, has designs on conquering the entire land. It follows the hard life of Warmold, son of one of the chiefs as he too makes discoveries but at a much higher personal cost. Introduced in this part are two main antagonists Kukular and Behal.