By Al & Joanna Lacy
Whilst sixty two orphans and deserted childrens go away long island urban on a educate headed out West, they've got no concept what to anticipate. Will they get separated from their associates or siblings? Will their new households love them? Will a relations even decide them in any respect? destiny occasions are wilder than any of them may think -- starting from kidnappings and whippings to stowing away on wagon trains, from beginning orphanages in their own to serving as missionaries to the Apaches. it doesn't matter what, their paths are being watched by way of anyone who cares approximately and thoroughly plans all their tomorrows. Read more...
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So tough, in fact, that they had turned back two successive waves of the invaders, only to succumb to the third. The Qu, with their twisted sense of justice, wanted to make them pay. Even extinction would be too light a punishment for resisting the star gods. The humans of the rogue world needed a sentence that would remind them of their humiliation for generations to come. So they were made into disembodied cultures of skin and muscle, connected by a skimpy network of the most basic nerves. They were employed as living filtering devices, subsisting on the waste products of Qu civilization like mats of cancer cells.
So they were made into disembodied cultures of skin and muscle, connected by a skimpy network of the most basic nerves. They were employed as living filtering devices, subsisting on the waste products of Qu civilization like mats of cancer cells. And just to witness and suffer their wretched fate, their eyes, together with their consciousness, were retained. For forty million years they suffered; generation after generation were born into the most miserable of lives while absorbing the pain of all that they were going through.
One group learnt to pluck fish from the lazy shores. Millennia passed and they settled more into their piscatorial lifestyle. Elongated fingers became ambulatory fish-hooks, teeth modified for a generalized diet became needle-like affairs, lined up neatly in a long, thin muzzle. In less than a few million years, the Finger Fishers established themselves as a prominent lineage. There was scarcely a beach, an island or an estuary that was devoid of their pale, lanky forms. As prolific as they were, the Fishers were still no better than animals.