Mother of Eden
Generations after the break-up of the human family of Eden, the Johnfolk emphasise knowledge, the Davidfolk tradition. But both
have built hierarchical societies sustained by violence and dominated by men – and both claim to be the favoured children of a woman from Earth that Eden knows as Gela, the mother of them all.
When Starlight Brooking meets a handsome man from across Worldpool, she believes he will offer an outlet for her ambition. But she has no idea that she will be a stand-in for Gela herself, and wear Gela’s ring on her own finger…