Arc 1: The Swift Uplifting Rush

The cover of the first book of Paternum, titled "the Swift Uplifting Rush". It depicts one particular grave in a Jewish cemetery, on an overcast day, with a city skyline in the background.

Act 1, The Morning’s Hush:

Scenes 1-2, Scenes 3-5
Scenes 6-10, Scenes 11-14, Scenes 15-16, Scenes 17-20
Scene 21, Scenes 22-23
Intermission (Scenes 1-2)

Act 2, In Circling Flight:

Scenes 1-2, Scene 3, Scenes 4-7,Scenes 8-10
Scenes 11-12, Scenes 13-14, Scenes 15-16, Scene 17, Scenes 18-20, Scenes 21-22, Scenes 23-24, Scenes 25-27
Scenes 28-29, Scenes 30-31, Scenes 32-35, Scene 36-37
Intermission (Scenes 1-5)

Act 3, Soft Starshine at Night:

Scenes 1-3, Scenes 4-6
Scenes 7-8, Scenes 9-10, Scenes 11-12, Scenes 13-14
Scenes 15-18, Scenes 19-22
Intermission (Scenes 1-5)

Title Page | Act 1 | Next Chapter

The first book of Paternum, The Swift Uplifting Rush, is available for purchase as an ebook or paperback. Links to purchase from Amazon, or for a discount directly from me, can be found here. By purchasing the book, you’ll not only support me and allow yourself to read offline, you’ll also be able to read the exclusive arc Drawing Hands.

If you enjoy my writing, please consider sponsoring me on Patreon. If you can’t afford a recurring donation, you can make an individual donation through Paypal, or purchase one of my books. The more I make from my writing, the more time I can devote to it, which will improve both the quantity and quality of my work.

5 thoughts on “Arc 1: The Swift Uplifting Rush”

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