Title : The New Dewtas
Author: Suraj Kothiyal
Publisher : Inkstate Books (Leadstart Publishing)
No. of Pages : 222 pages
Price : 249 INR (Paperback)
Neer, the head priest of the Himalayas, is troubled by the horrifying visions in his dream. On Ganga Maiyya’s behest, he embarks on a journey to the doomed island of Bali. The island, plagued with cyclic torments of Sekala and Neskala and suffering from constant rainfall, faces an imminent danger of drowning in sea. However, Neer’s power was no match for the strong evil forces that kidnapped the king and the queen, activating the volcano of Mt Agung. With the neighboring king of Java on his toes to attack and conquer the struggling island of Bali, will the gritty prince Erlangga, assisted by Neer, be able to save his kingdom? Read to find out how people turn towards the new dewtas introduced by Neer as the end becomes evident and how Eka-dasa-Rudra helps in arousing the most furious energy of this world, Rudra.
The book is a mythology cum fantasy fiction which transfers you to a whole new place. It talks about a head priest Neer in Himalayas who have a power of getting visions. When he sees horrifying dreams about a doomed island Bali he sets out in search of it. He comes to know that the island is plagued with cyclic torments of Sekala and Neskala , were having constant rainfall and were facing an imminent danger of drowning in sea. The terror and fear of Ragda makes it worse.On top of that King of Java is also keeping an eye to attack the island. Prince Erlangga, Kebo Chiwa,Neer all are finding ways to help the island.
Will Neer’s visions will guide him for the betterment or the worse?Who is mirrored Empu? How is Neer, who is from himalayas ,connected to Bali ? What is the root cause of the situation? Who can fight Ragda? What will happen if the volcano of Mt. Agung is activated? Read to find out about the introduction of new Dewtas to Bali and role of mightiest of the mighty “RUDRA”.
Divided into 28 chapters the book has a very good plot with lots of twists and turns.The characters are well portrayed .You can picturize the whole scene in you mind very clearly. For the people who lack imagination :-P, the book provides you with relevant pictures with each chapter .The emotional connect between the characters could be felt when you read through it. The book keeps you hooked till the end. Written in simple language the book will never disappoint you and may keep you hooked till you finish it. Recommended.
Sekalam Neskalam!!!! 😉
My Rating : 4.5/5
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