Shining Steel Author:Lawrence Watt-Evans Tribes are at war, life is hard, and all's right in Godsworld. — In the beginning, they fled Earth to live by the Bible. Generations passed. Tribe begat tribe. It came to pass that each tribe claimed the truth. — Like his enemies, righteous, mighty John Mercy-of-Christ lifted his shining swift sword against all heretic tribes. Until there came to ... more »Godsworld ancient, banished sins: machine guns, and plastic; soft, bright-colored cushions; and women, wanton women - all heralding the advent of licentious Earthers, come to upset the just balance of war on Godsworld, offering false peace through the Satanic seduction of trade.
Now John will either succumb to the temptations of ease and greed or learn to battle the incoming corporations - on their own terms.« less