On a Pale Horse
Publish date: September 12th 1986
Publisher: Turtleback Books
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
Series: Incarnations of Immortality (#1)
An absolutely hysterical and morbid take on Death! This book honestly delighted me, and bemoan the fact that current and modern writing isn't this quality. I can't wait to read the next book.
When Zane shoots Death, he has to take the job, speeding over the world riding Mortis, his pale horse/limo, measuring souls for the exact balance of Good and Evil, sending each to Heaven or Hell instead of Purgatory. The new Thanatos is superbly competent, ends pain when he ends lives. But Satan is ...
*Book source ~ My home library. Zane is a mediocre man that has led a less than stellar life. After purchasing a worthless Wealthstone from a magic shop he decides he’d be better off dead. Having acquired a gun by chance he decides to aerate his head. However, right before he pulls the trigger Dea...
Quite enjoyable. Looking at the reviews of the later books, I'm a little hesitant to read more in the series. I probably will once I eliminate some of my backlog. One can never read too many books.
While the story was interesting there were times that the preaching broke the suspension of disbelief. This is the story of a man who kills death and finds himself with the job. The first part of the story is all about this growth into the role and his understanding of the importance of Death. Th...
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