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Zealtous: The Last Surviving Seeker: Star-Crossed Alien Love Story of Tragedy, Hope and Understanding

Om Patil

Zealtous: A Cosmic Odyssey of Torment and Transcendence

In a universe where knowledge is the ultimate prize, an ancient intergalactic civilization stands on the brink of annihilation. Erydian, a world forged in the celestial fires of creation, has become a smoldering crucible of hatred and intolerance, where the sacred flames of understanding are threatened by the insidious grip of zealotry and betrayal.

At the center of this interstellar tragedy stands Zealtous, a young Seeker whose life is forever shattered by the cataclysmic violence that rends the delicate fabric of Erydian society. As the twin suns dip below the horizon, bathing the crystalline spires of Arkhemos in a warm, ethereal glow, echoes of harmony and innocence give way to the discordant cacophony of death and destruction.

Forced to flee his once-proud homeworld as it descends into the abyss of madness, Zealtous embarks upon a cosmic odyssey that will test the very limits of his resilience and his thirst for understanding. Aboard the Seeker's Resolve, a sleek interstellar craft that becomes a celestial ark for the remnants of his civilization, he bears witness to the fraying threads of unity that once bound his people together.

As the cycles of their exodus bleed into the endless night, Zealtous finds himself the sole remaining ember of the Seekers' sacred flame, branded a heretic by the orthodoxy that seeks to extinguish the very essence of his being. In the throes of deprivation and torment, he is forced to confront the harsh reality of his world's descent into depravity, enduring unspeakable acts of cruelty and betrayal at the hands of those who should have been his kin.

Yet, even as the shadows of despair threaten to consume him, a glimmer of hope emerges - a tantalizing whisper that promises to guide him towards a new dawn. For upon the verdant jewel known as Earth, a world teeming with the unmistakable signatures of intelligent life, Zealtous senses the promise of sanctuary, a realm where the flames of knowledge can burn bright once more.

However, the path towards enlightenment is paved with unforeseen perils, as the Seekers' arrival on Earth ignites the sparks of mistrust and obsession within the hearts of humanity. What begins as a tentative alliance between two civilizations soon devolves into a waking nightmare, as the mad scientists of Earth subject Zealtous and his kin to a litany of cruel experiments, each more invasive and harrowing than the last.

In the depths of their captivity, a profound love blossoms between Zealtous and Astra, a brilliant young prodigy whose thirst for understanding mirrors his own quest for enlightenment. Their union, forged in the fires of defiance, becomes a beacon of hope amidst the darkness, a promise that the flames of compassion and understanding will burn eternal, unfettered by the shackles of hatred and ignorance.

But even as their bond deepens, the echoes of torment and betrayal reverberate through the corridors of the research facility, culminating in an unspeakable tragedy that threatens to shatter the very foundations of Zealtous's existence. For in the throes of her torment, Astra gives birth to a celestial blossom - Amara, a child whose very existence heralds the dawn of a new era, one where the boundaries of knowledge and understanding are pushed to their limits.

As the cycles of anguish bleed into the endless night, Zealtous finds solace in the radiant promise of his daughter, a living embodiment of the defiant bond that has sustained him through the crucible of his existence. And it is in Amara's wide, azure eyes that he sees the path towards salvation, a beacon that will guide them towards a new dawn where the flames of compassion and understanding can burn eternal.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Independently Published
  • Publish Date: May 19th, 2024
  • Pages: 76
  • Language: English
  • Edition: undefined - undefined
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 0.16in - 0.25lb
  • EAN: 9798325522475
  • Categories: Science Fiction - General