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Wormwood (Taylor novel)

Summary
Wormwood is a fantasy sequel to Graham Taylor's Shadowmancer. It follows the adventures of Dr. Sabian Blake and his servant girl, Agetta Lamian. It is a Christian allegory. Like its predecessor, it was criticised for attacking other religions. Taylor professed that the work was against the kabbalah, which he saw as a practice that lead to Satan. Plot The story takes place in London, where Dr. Sabian Blake is sitting in his attic at the top of his house in Bloomsbury Square, looking out to space through his telescope, in search of a special star. He is told about this star by The Nemorensis, an ancient book that holds many old and powerful secrets. It has predicted that the comet Wormwood (which was foretold in the book of Revelation) is hurtling towards the earth, and would spell certain doom for London and all other lands around her. As Blake is observing this, a series of cataclysmic and destructive events, referred to as a 'sky-quake', hits the city, the aftermath of whi
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