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      In this young adult, magical realism series, an ancient Cherokee myth collides with Celtic magic and four contemporary teens.
      The earliest “historical” reference to the Uktena and Ulunsuti — the mythical dragon-serpent and its powerful and magical talisman of the 
Mystic Gates series — is found in The Memoirs of Lt. Henry Timberlake: The Story of a Soldier, Adventurer, and Emissary to the Cherokees, 1756-1765. Lt. Timberlake was a Virginian officer who volunteered on a peace mission to live among the Cherokee people, or Ani-Yunwiya. While staying with the Cherokees, he discovered that one Ulunsuti remained, hidden and controlled by two women, and the conjurer who had captured the talisman. Within the “fictional” world of the Mystic Gates series, those three human beings were the first generation of Ulunsuti Holders.

     Mystic Gates is the story of the thirteenth generation — the last-chance generation who can reverse the prophecy. The last-chance generation who can break the curse . . . the last chance for all human beings.

A tale of Cherokee myth and Celtic magic

. . . whispered  through  the  trees

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