Death's Doors

Death s Doors In the near future suicide has become a constitutional right Tom Galloway is just an ordinary single parent trying to keep his rebellious and suicidal teenage daughter from going to the Happy Ending

  • Title: Death's Doors
  • Author: Lars Walker Jeremiah Humphries
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 297
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • In the near future, suicide has become a constitutional right Tom Galloway is just an ordinary single parent, trying to keep his rebellious and suicidal teenage daughter from going to the Happy Endings Clinic If there s one thing he doesn t need, it s a tenth century Viking time traveler dropping into his life But Tom is about to begin the adventure of his life, one thaIn the near future, suicide has become a constitutional right Tom Galloway is just an ordinary single parent, trying to keep his rebellious and suicidal teenage daughter from going to the Happy Endings Clinic If there s one thing he doesn t need, it s a tenth century Viking time traveler dropping into his life But Tom is about to begin the adventure of his life, one that will change the whole world.

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    1. Lars Walker crafts a chilling dystopia in Death’s Doors. Unlike many contemporary stories with similar settings, this novel goes into the grim details of what this future-version of America looks like and why. Religion is heavily regulated so-as not to cause discomfort to others. Infants may be disposed. Autonomous persons, even children, can opt for physician assisted suicide. People will do anything to avoid pain. There are no heroes anymore. Everyone is looking for comfort.Greatness does n [...]

    2. I am a fan of Walker's writing (having read a couple of his books and followed his online writing) but struggled with this one. I have not read Wolf Time for which Death's Door is a sequel of sorts. As with all Walker books there is a great deal of creativity. You have a future dystopian society, norse mythology, and a story about a family. I enjoyed the exploration of how Haakon views the 21st century world as a 10th century man. I thought the plot hook about how the Old Ones are secretly under [...]

    3. Lars Walker has a gift for thoughtfully examining cultural and religious ideas without stopping an engaging plot for long, arid stretches of academic dialogue. Nor does he employ the stereotypical final-scene conversion of many Christian authors who feel the need to pander to a sympathetic audience. His characters are rich and believable, and his eye for social commentary is eagle sharp. Put another way, Walker has cleverly disguised a tale of spiritual war as an entertaining and uplifting sci-f [...]

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