Fish Tails – Sheri S. Tepper

Plague of Angels #3 With the world slowly flooding, Abasio, his wife Xulai, and their two amphibian children travel the world promoting preparation for eventual submersion. They encounter both enemies and friends from unexpected places – including another Tepper series. Fish Tails comes with an Author’s Note, to be read after digesting the 600+ pages of the book. It’s a mildly interesting Note, in that it clearly delineates the sequence and links between the True…

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A Plague of Angels – Sheri S. Tepper

Plague of Angels #1 Abasio is a bored farm boy who runs off to adventures in the city his mother escaped from and warned him against. Orphan is an archetype from an archetypical village. Separate urgencies cause them to flee together toward the mysterious Place of Power. My first exposure to Sheri Tepper was The Gate to Women’s Country, many years ago. I’d never seriously considered that men and women should live separately (outside monasteries…

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The Waters Rising – Sheri S. Tepper

Plague of Angels #2 Xulai, the soul carrier for a foreign princess, tries to get back home from a post-apocalyptic America that is substantially covered by rising water The Waters Rising is good, but not Sherri Tepper’s best work. It tells the story of Xulai, the soul carrier for a foreign princess, trying to get back home. It is set mostly in a post-apocalyptic America that is substantially covered by rising waters. Aside from the…

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