Century, 1989 - Всего страниц: 342
Young Alvin returns to the town of his birth and begins his apprenticeship with Makepeace Smith, committing seven years of his life in exchange for the skills and knowledge of a blacksmith. But Alvin must also learn to control and use his own talent, that of a Maker, else his destiny will be unfulfilled.
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Yes , he told you true , I was the one who pulled him out . Clinging to the roots of
that tree even in death , so I thought I ' d have to cut him free . Come here , boy . ”
Alvin walked closer . The smith poked and pushed the muscles of his arms .
No , the best Alvin could think of was that God worked pretty much the way Alvin
did — told the rocks of the earth and the fire of the sun and stuff like that , told it all
how it was supposed to be and then let it be that way . But when God told ...
The way she told it , it made him sound so bad . “ It wasn ' t like that , it was holy . ”
" It was adultery ! ” “ I had a vision ! ” “ Yes , your vision . Well , fine and dandy , Mr
. Cavil Planter , you had a vision that making half - White babies was a good ...
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