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Sequence of author: Time's tapestry(№3)

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Author:
Stephen Baxter

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Stephen Baxter Navigator The Testament of Eadgyth of York: (Lines revealed in AD 1070) In the last days To the tail of the peacock He will come: The spider's spawn, the Christ-bearer The Dove. And the Dove will fly east, Wings strong, heart stout, mind clear. God's Engines will burn our ocean And flame across the lands of spices. All this I have witnessed I and my mothers. Send the Dove west! O, send him west! (Lines revealed in AD 1481) The Dragon stirs from his eastern throne, Walks west. The Feathered Serpent, plague-hardened, Flies over ocean sea, Flies east. Serpent and Dragon, the mortal duel And Serpent feasts on holy flesh. All this I have witnessed I and my mothers. Send the Dove west! O, send him west! The 'Indendium Dei' cryptogram: (Source: the 'Engines of God' Codex of Aethelmaer of Malmesbury, c. AD 1000) ...

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