ISBN# 1-58873-595-8
March 2005
Renaissance Books
Price $4.99
134 Pages
Page Turner - Science Fiction Fantasy

Wayne Panu, captain of a battleship, undergoes horrific psychic trauma when he is
forced to kill innocent alien children.  In addition, he had to sacrifice his best friend in the
course of his duty.  When he looks out a view-port and sees an ancient copper canoe
floating in space, he fears he has suffered a mental breakdown.  Unfortunately
everything he sees is real.

In order to put a stop to the alien war vessel, he has to battle his wits against those of a
hag-witch.  Wayne will have to accompany Wainomoinen, the greatest sorcerer of the
past, across time and space.   He will also have to beguile Louhi, the craftiest of all the
Star Witches, into revealing her greatest trick of all.  

This is an easy book to read and one that will have you on the edge of your seat at times
wondering if Wayne is going to finally reach his destiny and find the stolen sun.  When
he discovers he has killed his friend, he is devastated to the very depths of his soul and I
felt the ache he felt.  Sometimes even the enemy can pretend friendship when, in reality,
it can be a trick.

I was on the edge of my seat when Wayne went after the worms, the Hiisi’s Elk and the
Vipunen.  When he plunged deep into the pit, it was as if I fell with him.  A smile crossed
my face when he asked if he could have a kiss from Varjo before he went after the

Emil Petaja has a way of words that keeps you on the edge of your seat and keeps your
mind in a spin, wondering what will happen next.  This is a very good book to read.

Reviewer for Karen Find Out About New Books
Reviewer for Coffee Time Romance