After the awar with no namea a cat assassin searches for his lost love in Repinoas strange, moving sci-fi epic that channels both Homeward Bound and A Canticle for Lebowitz. The awar with no namea has begun, with human extinction as its goal. The instigator of this war is the Colony, a race of intelligent ants who, for thousands of years, have been silently building an army that would forever eradicate the destructive, oppressive humans. Under the Colony's watchful eye, this utopia will be free of the humans' penchant for violence, exploitation and religious superstition. The final step in the Colony's war effort is transforming the surface animals into high-functioning two-legged beings who rise up to kill their masters. Former housecat turned war hero, Mort(e) is famous for taking on the most dangerous missions and fighting the dreaded human bio-weapon EMSAH. But the true motivation behind his recklessness is his ongoing search for a pre-transformation friendaa dog named Sheba. When he receives a mysterious message from the dwindling human resistance claiming Sheba is alive, he begins a journey that will take him from the remaining human strongholds to the heart of the Colony, where he will discover the source of EMSAH and the ultimate fate of all of earth's creatures. From the Hardcover edition.He pawed at thedoor. ... Sebastian stopped yelling, relieved thathe wasableto summon themso quickly. While the children ... She banged on it fora few times before Tanya let her in. The girla#39;s ... Years later, Mort(e) imagined her sayingsomething to theeffect of, aYour cat showedmore concern for your children than you did.
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