By Dean Koontz
BONUS: This version comprises an excerpt from Dean Koontz's Odd Apocalypse.
A guy and a girl meet accidentally in a bar. unexpectedly they're fleeing the lengthy arm of a clandestine and more and more strong renegade executive enterprise -- the girl looked for the knowledge she possesses, the guy fallacious as her comrade in a burgeoning resistance movement.
The architect of the chase is a guy of unusual insanity and cruelty -- ruthless, probably psychotic, and built with an unlimited technological arsenal. he's the brazen face of an insidiously fascistic destiny. And he's almost unstoppable. yet he hasn't ever prior to arise opposed to the likes of his present quarry. either one of them are survivors of singularly awful pasts. either have lengthy been emboldened by way of their stories to struggle with reckless braveness for his or her personal freedom. Now they're plunged right into a fight for the liberty in their state, and for the sanctity in their personal lives.
Dark Rivers of the center is an electrifying mystery that steers us alongside the razor fringe of a well-known, terrifying fact.
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On the basis of a dream and two birthmarks, he was identified as the reincarnation of Walter Wilson, a near relative, who had died several years before Alan's birth under the following circumstances. Walter Wilson accompanied a friend, who owned a seine boat, when he went fishing off the coast of British Columbia. They were cruising near the shore when Walter noticed a mink running along near the water, and he decided to have a shot at it. The seine boat was towing a skiff, and Walter's shotgun was in the skiff with the barrel pointing toward the bow.
Mahmut Ekici was a subject of Turkey who remembered the life of a Turkish partisan engaged in resistance against the French, who were then (the 1920s and 1930s) occupying part of southern Turkey. The partisan was captured and stabbed once, probably with a bayonet, through the liver. Mahmut Ekici had a large depressed birthmark, really a small cavity in the skin, over his liver (*). Som Pit Hancharoen was a Thai subject who was born with a large oozing birthmark near his left nipple (*). When he could speak, he spoke about the life of a man who, while drunk, had embraced a woman against her wishes.
He later became more pacific. Tali Sowaid was born in August 1965 in the tiny village of Btebyat in the mountains east of Beirut, Lebanon. He had circular birthmarks of increased pigmentation on each cheek. They were not prominent and yet, once seen, were easily discernible (*). Soon after Tali began to speak, he started referring to the life of a man who had lived in the village of Btechney (which is about 4 kilometers from Btebyat at the top of its valley). He described how he had been having a cup of coffee before leaving for work when a man came up to him and shot him.
Dark Rivers of the Heart by Dean Koontz