Gentle Wind is different. Growing up in a North America Indian community around 500 BC, all boys of his age want to train as warriors, while he is obsessed with exploring nature, hunting, and exploiting his unusual talents. When the clan’s shaman discovers these curious skills, he decides to train the boy as his successor. Gentle Wind, renamed Condor’s Eye, begins an action-packed journey pushing him to his limits. Enduring rigorous training, many challenges, unusual experiences, philosophical debates about life, and a deep love affair, he tenaciously hones his skills to become a great man of his time.
Interwoven with his story is the gripping tale of Anouar, whose beautiful Greek mother arrives in Egypt under difficult circumstances. Anouar dreams of becoming a high priestess in the Mystic Temples along the Nile, but her powerful intellect and unique talents soon draw her into the fickle world of Egyptian politics. She becomes Cleopatra’s close advisor and confidant, only to be drawn into a passionate love affair with Marc Antony.
Sarkin masterfully draws readers into these fascinating worlds, leaving readers utterly spellbound and wanting more. His unusual genre continues into ancient Ireland in his sequel, Kismet (www.feyslamentation.com).