With help from an extraordinary man, a man fashioned of courage and poetry, she flees deep into the Mediterranean archipelago, barely a step ahead of the soldiers pursuing her.
Magic and realism collide as she discovers why she is so important, why the world is wounded by the loss of dream and myth.
Swimming in the Rainbow dips into the “lost years,” close to the end of The Child of the Erinyes.
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Ageless, changeless Athene finally deems her child ready to fight for humanity. The year-god’s daughter has lived the lives of women throughout the ages and has reached the seventh labyrinth, the final circle promised by Athene 4000 years ago. All her past incarnations return to her consciousness.
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