Prophet of Doom
by James Mullaney
His name was Remo, and he was tired of repeating it.
Where there's smoke...
Everybody with a spare million is lining up at the gates of Ranch Ragnarok, home to Esther Clear Seer's Church of the Absolute and Incontrovertible Truth. Here an evil yellow smoke shrouds an ancient oracle that offers glimpses into the future.
But when young virgins start disappearing, CURE smells something more than a scam. Here in Wyoming, East and West are about to fulfill an ancient prophecy. For Apollo himself, Zeus's own wild boy, is set to unleash a power greater than any seen in two millenia.
He's got a score to settle--and Remo is the lucky sacrificial vessel.
Review: Yay! Another new author. Now, I know what you're thinking, but this is actually a decent book, and word on the net is that Mr. Mullaney is a long-time fan and will be the new regular author. Thank you Gold Eagle!
This book is quite good for a first try. It suffers from trying to do too much, too soon. There are gods duking it out, ancient Sinanju legends, and trouble with CURE. It's all a little overwhelming. The other problem is with the action scenes. I found them difficult to follow and confused. Not good in an action series, but I'm sure James Mullaney will get better. He's very good at dialog between Chiun and Remo, and he's captured Smith too.
I predict Prophet of Doom will be remembered as a good book .