the apocalyptic battle between the armies of Earth and the
armies of Heaven in
FERREN AND THE WHITE DOCTOR
artist: David Altheim
The story begins
six months after the end of Ferren and the Angel. Ferren and Miriael
travel from tribe to tribe, encouraging the Residuals to join together
in a Residual Alliance. They visit the tribe of the Nesters, who
live near a mysterious City of
the Dead, and the tribe of the Sea-Folk, who are at war
with a flock of seagulls.
terrifying new threat looms. A single Doctor
marches in to take control of the Humen Camp at Bankstown. A
giant in size, Doctor Saniette aims to become the sole worldwide
leader of all Humen forces. He brings with him an army of Queen-Hypers
and other newly developed secret weapons.
Ferren and Miriael
are helped by Kiet, a fierce young woman from the tribe of Nesters.
Ferren is torn between his old feelings for Miriael and his
new feelings for Kiet.
is attracted to Asmodai, a
beautiful male angel who visits her in secret. Asmodai offers to
help Miriael reestablish contact with Heaven. He too shares a dream
of cooperation between Heaven and the Residuals. The story builds
up to a shocking revelation, a desperate rescue and a final confrontation
with 'the white Doctor'.
in paperback by Penguin.
- from acclaimed
writer of children's and adult fantasy, Sophie Masson:
excitement and a growing sense of romance mark this wonderful sequel
to Ferren and the Angel . . . The warmth and fun of Richard Harland's
creation, the uniquely developed sense of his world, the vividness
of his extraordinary characters, are all part of the compulsive
charm of what is a most unusual and engaging series.'