The price of a world without war is too high.
A veteran of WWI, the French Foreign Legion, WWII and Korea, Peter knew the price of Liberty. Yet, he believed freedom of an environmentally sustainable world where war was unthinkable was priced too high. Setting out to change it by guile, he founded an immortal dynasty with Dael, who chose to become a flesh-and-blood woman, and gave it a mission to free humanity.
The beginning had been easy. He woke in this strange place and, understanding none of the rules, had created things haphazardly, just as he thought of them. Arriving with an ill-defined wish for a world without war and ecological disaster, his mind had translated it into the gentle tyranny of Dael’s people with their total control of human development and the immortality to cherish sustainability. This world was paying for those early mistakes, but he’d grown more careful since. He could still do anything he chose, but thinking a thing into existence brought consequences as the implied logic extended itself to touch everything. He had to correct those early mistakes, but remained bound by them as firmly as the rest of his creation.
The wrongness that triggered Dael’s expulsion had come from his passing thought that her race could easily die of boredom. He’d no sooner thought it than the dying started. Both races must be given the liberties he’d spent his whole life defending.
Dael was his chance to make that happen.