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On a Pale Horse (Incarnations of Immortality, book 1)

15 Ratings: 3.7
by Piers Anthony
5 reviews about On a Pale Horse (Incarnations of Immortality,...
review by . July 15, 2010
What would you do if you were broke, unemployed, and to top it off, loveless?      This is the situation Zane found himself in. He is desperate and losing hope.      One evening, lonely and facing a bleak future, he decides to end it all.  Armed with a gun he acquired by saving a ghost from being treated harshly by a mugger (yes, you read that right), he points it to his head and as he is about to shoot, his apartment door opens and a cloaked and hooded …
review by . June 16, 2010
While the beginning was a bit slow and confusing, readers quickly learn the ins and outs of the setting--a modern day world in which magic exists. This book kept my attention from beginning to end as the main character, Zane, attempts to take his own life but ends up killing the incarnation of Death instead. With the help of Mortis--a new twist on Death's steed from tradition--Zane quickly learns the ropes of his new job as death. However he struggles with the idea of having to take another's …
Quick Tip by . July 04, 2010
Quite possibly the best in the series, this first of the "Incarnations of Immortality" shows how ordinary people take over the offices of immortal abstractions -- in this case, Death. An amazing look at who/what Death is, and how he takes on his office, about what it means to die... and to live. Great summer read!
Quick Tip by . July 01, 2010
My first encounter with Mr. Anthony, one I will never forget!
Quick Tip by . June 22, 2010
Can't ever get enough of this series, but the first book is just phenomenal- can't waiy until its a proper TV series
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