LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS, a novel with a sci-fi undercurrent, is a compelling story of love, hope, and adventure.
For seventeen years, Celia Mayflower pledged her Word of Honor to the Society. She is everything the Society has cultured to her be: industrious, intelligent, obedient. In one month, she will take her place among its members as lead student and forthcoming mathematician. When she witnesses the abduction of a homeless child in a world where there is no violence or homelessness, Celia begins to question the mechanism of the Society. Her transformation from prize to liability forces her to flee into the blackness of the chemically laden Woods.
As Celia thrashes blindly through the unnatural undergrowth, a nameless young man finds her. This impossible boy takes her by the wrist and introduces her to a subculture in which chemical residue has penetrated the darkness. He shows her sight where there is no light, sustenance where there is no food…and confusion, endless co