The Sword of Forbearance

Author: Paul O. Williams
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 9780803298477
Format: PDF, ePub
Download Now
After more than a millennium of conflict, the warring tribes that survived the apocalyptic destruction of the United States have united to form the Heart River Federation, but three rogue cities, led by Innanigani forces, threaten to unleash another war in their quest for land, power, and wealth, in the epic conclusion of the classic Pelbar series. Reprint.

The Breaking of Northwall

Author:
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 9780803298514
Format: PDF, ePub
Download Now
One thousand years after a devastating and chaotic series of nuclear exchanges, all that is left of the United States of America are scattered, warring tribes and small city-states. One of the latter is Pelbar?proud, civilized, and intolerant of change and new ideas. Rebels and troublemakers are sentenced to a year of exile at the massive midwestern fortress of Northwall, defending Pelbar against the fierce Shumai and Sentani tribes. Restless and brilliant Jestak is a visionary who has seen and learned too much in his distant travels to be content with life in Pelbarigan. During his exile at Northwall, he makes contact with Pelbar?s age-old enemies and risks all to rescue his beloved Tia from nomads armed with long-lost weapons from before the atomic holocaust. Jestak?s daring quest for love brings profound changes to his world. ø The Breaking of Northwall is the first in a series of seven classic postapocalyptic novels about the Pelbar people. Williams?s fascinating and uniquely optimistic vision of an America long after a nuclear war has enthralled readers for decades.

The Fall of the Shell

Author: Paul O. Williams
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 9780803298484
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Download Now
Eleven hundred years after the apocalyptic destruction of the United States of America, peace between the remaining warring tribes has finally been achieved. Despite this peace, the Pelbar stronghold Threerivers retains its secretive and reclusive ways, keeping its distance from the other remaining tribes and guarding against change. A strict matriarchy, Threerivers remains the most conservative Pelbar community under the unquestioned and unyielding rule of its leader, Udge. Life in Threerivers continues without change until two young twin brothers, Brudoer and Gamwyn, accidentally initiate events that threaten the established order. The resulting chain of consequences sends Gamwyn on a quest to the far reaches of this postapocalyptic world. Within Threerivers, Brudoer?s imprisonment threatens the long-established matriarchal rule of the Pelbar stronghold. The Fall of the Shell is the fourth book in the classic series of postapocalyptic novels about the people of Pelbar.

The Song of the Axe

Author: Paul O. Williams
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 9780803298460
Format: PDF
Download Now
On a last run, Tor teaches his nephew, Tristal, the Shumai axeman ways, but Tristal must survive deadly encounters, endure a seductive captivity, and suffer enslavement before he masters the axeman's skill. Reprint.

The Dome in the Forest

Author: Paul O. Williams
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 9780803298507
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Download Now
More than one thousand years in the future, the conservative borders of Pelbar society continue to crumble as the people of Pelbar conduct trade, form friendships, and intermarry with members of the tribes now settled peacefully around the citadel of Northwall. Not all agree with the changes, however, and long instead for the old times of conflict and rigid order. Igniting the tension is the discovery of a mysterious subterranean shelter, where the descendants of survivors of the long-ago nuclear war live. A young woman from the shelter and the shocking revelations she brings precipitate a crisis that will profoundly affect the futures of plainsmen and citadelfolk alike.øThe Dome in the Forest is the third volume and one of the most exciting tales in the Pelbar Cycle, a classic series of seven postapocalyptic novels about the people of Pelbar.

Six Way Paragraphs in the Content Areas

Author: Jamestown Publishers
Publisher: Glencoe/McGraw-Hill School Pub
ISBN: 9780809203734
Format: PDF, Kindle
Download Now
Six-Way Paragraphs in the Content Areas teaches the essential skills and techniques needed to organize, understand, and apply information in four general categories: the humanities, social studies, science, and mathematics.

The Ends of the Circle

Author: Paul O. Williams
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 9780803298491
Format: PDF, Docs
Download Now
One thousand years after ?the time of fire,? a gentle craftsman and flute player forsakes both his true love and birthright to seek the fabled Shining Sea. Stel, born of proud but rigid Pelbar culture, embarks on an epic quest across an America dramatically changed by a long-ago nuclear war. Following him is his beloved wife, Ahroe, equally determined to find Stel, avoid disgrace, and share her own precious secret.øThe Ends of the Circle is the second novel in the highly praised Pelbar Cycle, a classic series of postapocalyptic novels about the people of the Pelbar. Imaginative and reflective, this rousing tale introduces Stel?engineer and poet, adventurer and musician?one of the most memorable characters in modern postapocalyptic fiction.

An Ambush of Shadows

Author: Paul O. Williams
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 9780803298521
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Download Now
An Ambush of Shadows is the fifth book in the classic series of postapocalyptic novels about the people of Pelbar. Despite the tentative peace established in the eleven hundred years since the destruction of the United States, the Tantal tribe remains ready for battle. After their disastrous defeat by the Pelbar tribes at Northwall, the slaveholding Tantal have kept their distance. But since the Pelbar forces began moving northward to colonize the shores of the Bitter Sea, the Tantal forces have been on the attack. Then one day, a roving tribe of Tantal warriors kidnaps a young girl during a raid on Pelbar explorers. The child is Raydi, daughter of Stel Westrun, Pelbar master craftsman, reinventor of the steamboat, and son of the leader of the Pelbar city-state Pelbarigan. Stel vows to reclaim his daughter and seek revenge, becoming the single-minded foe of all things Tantal.

Beyond Armageddon

Author: Walter M. Miller
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 9780803283152
Format: PDF, Docs
Download Now
Twenty-one short stories explore the nature of life in the aftermath of a nuclear war, in an anthology that features works by such distinguished science fiction authors as Arthur C. Clarke, Poul Anderson, Ray Bradbury, J. G. Ballard, Robert Sheckley, Roger Zelazny, and Harlan Ellison. Reprint.

The Man from Far Cloud

Author: Paul O. Williams
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780972289344
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Download Now
"In an age when nation-worlds are separated by light-years, Umber, a Gorboduc biologist, finds himself in search of purpose and belonging after he is enslaved by those who would call his people vandals. Despite his strong sense of duty and loyalty, Umber befriends those who would hurt him. Stripped from his native home, Umber develops into a humble man, falls in love, and attempts to unravel a dark mystery ..." (Publisher's description).