┬áThe sequel to Isle of Woman. The story follows two lovers, Hugh and Ann, as they struggle to preserve their family and their way of life throughout some of the most turbulent periods of our savage past, The sage takes them from the caves of prehistoric Europe to the Holy Land in the time of King David, through the Imperial Court of 3rd century Japan and Damascus in the early days of Islam, to Genghis Khan’s Asia and the fallen paradise of Easter Island, concluding with a horrific glimpse of the future in the wreckage of a world devastated by global eco-disaster. Through the characters’ eyes, we see humanity’s greatest triumphs and shame and the relentless exploitation of nature, an exploitation that now threatens our survival.