by Geoff O'Callaghan ISBN 9781846930553 Published: 2007 Pages: 374 Description The Eternals Here are four stories about Eternals - the vampires who live among us, disguised by 'The masquerade' behind which they have hidden since the dawn of time. qTravorreq Tells how a young french boy, Julian Travorre, became an eternal during the French Revolution, and how he fled to Australia as a refugee when the colony of New South Wales was being settled. As Trevor parker, Travorre helps found a domain in Sydney. qThe Cragmore Covenantq Is set in modern times. Trevor moves to Leichhardt, a small country town in Outback Australia. He takes up teahing, and saves one of the students, Craig, after a terrible bus accident. By converting him, he breaks the fragile truce between the Eternals and the Government. Not only do the Eternals want to punish him, but Doctor heller and General Van Helsing want to use his ashes to create a vaccine that will destroy the Eternals for ever. qFirestormq A wild tribe of lycans, (werewolves) tries to take over leichhardt and it is up to Trevor and Craig to save the day.qThe Webs of Doomq Trevor and his young eternal friends must travel far underground to the Eternal City - now ruled by Lilith and her subjects - huge vampire spiders that need to feed on humans in order to breed. Their mission - to rescue Edward, who has been captured by the spiders for use as a blood sacrifice. Can they complete their task before the military destroys the Eternal City? About the Author Geoff was born in Jersey, then under German occupation, during World War II. Soon after the war, his family moved to Brisbane, Australia. He was educated at All Souls' School, Charters Towers - a rather traditional boarding school after the English style. What knowledge one didn't learn through the ears was well and truly belted in through the rear end, complete with blood blisters. His first contact with the cane was for not running around a sports oval fast enough. He now prides himself on a complete disinterest on sports and knows nothing about cricket. This led to his creative and artistic sides developing. He had a way with words, and was a skilled debater. After secondary school, he took to teaching, graduated, and then obtained a Post Graduate Diploma in Aboriginal Education. For the next thirty years, he lived with remote aborigines in the Great Western Desert, firstly as a primary school teacher, and later as a School Principal and Administrator. During this time, he took up writing, mostly short stories and film scripts. It was a good way to while away lonely hours in the desert evenings. The development of miniature computers took his interest, and He wrote to the Department suggesting they take a serious look at the use of Computers in Education. Because of the proximity of a U.S. Sigint facility at Alice Springs, many of the students, especially the American kids, were interested in computing. At first they used Tandy Level Ones and Apples. While very primitive compared to today's machines, Many of the I.T. Community cut their teeth on computing under Geoff's tutelage. They even built a 'Dream 8080' and got it working.They dona#39;t make them now. Everythinga#39;s done in China. They dona#39;t know how to make the half placket fronts anymore. They make them like polo shirts. Look terrible after the first wash.a Trevor selected the t-shirt and shorts. He chose a blackanbsp;...
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