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Who Are We Without Our Lies? – ...

This is an excerpt from The Roots of Resistance, the sequel to The Dandelion Insurrection. You can order a copy here: http://www.riverasun.com/the-roots-of-resistance/ The snow thickened, cast into frantic swirls like schools of fish trying to dart free of ocean nets. Through the flurries, a figure in a long dark coat paced the whitened sidewalks of the National […]

Dinosaurs of Power – An Excerpt...

This is an excerpt from The Roots of Resistance, the sequel to The Dandelion Insurrection. You can order a copy here: http://www.riverasun.com/the-roots-of-resistance/ They were old enemies, these dinosaurs of power, railing on their deathbeds, refusing to surrender or transform their businesses. They were as old as the enclosures of the commons, the colonization of the New World, […]

Chessboard of the Nation – An E...

This is an excerpt from The Roots of Resistance, the sequel to The Dandelion Insurrection. You can order a copy here: http://www.riverasun.com/the-roots-of-resistance/ Alex Kelley sat in meditation, absorbed in thought, studying the chessboard of the nation. She laid out a web of understanding, piece by piece, watching the interlocking systems, tracking patterns, threads, and connections. The wall […]

We Are The Dandelions – An Exce...

This is an excerpt from The Roots of Resistance, the sequel to The Dandelion Insurrection. You can order a copy here: http://www.riverasun.com/the-roots-of-resistance/ We must hear from everyone, he wrote, every person who has ever taken action with the Dandelion Insurrection. The Man From the North called forward the voices of the Dandelion Insurrection, lifting the conversation on […]

Love Demands the Impossible – A...

This is an excerpt from The Roots of Resistance, the sequel to The Dandelion Insurrection. You can order a copy here: http://www.riverasun.com/the-roots-of-resistance/ Charlie’s mouth fell open, speechless. His anger dissipated like steam off a cooling pot. Of course he loved her . . . how could she doubt that? He loved her the way heroes of ancient stories loved: […]

Song of Life – An Excerpt From ...

This is an excerpt from The Roots of Resistance, the sequel to The Dandelion Insurrection. You can order a copy here: http://www.riverasun.com/the-roots-of-resistance/ Zadie sensed it then, the creature that stripped bones bare and bleached the rocks. As if parting a veil, the desert whittled the night into nothing, revealing the force gathering behind the curtains of the […]

Resistance Runs Deep Through Time ...

This is an excerpt from The Roots of Resistance, the sequel to The Dandelion Insurrection. You can order a copy here: http://www.riverasun.com/the-roots-of-resistance/ The roots of resistance run deep through time and chapters of human history: Egyptian pyramid craftsmen striking for bread wages; Roman plebeians refusing to work for patricians; pagans veiling the sacred in secrecy to escape […]

Colorful and Leaderful – an Exc...

This is an excerpt from The Roots of Resistance, the sequel to The Dandelion Insurrection. You can order a copy here: http://www.riverasun.com/the-roots-of-resistance/ “The Dandelion Insurrection has always been this way, springing up where one least expects. We’re a swarm of birds, not a silver bullet,” Zadie said. “Our strength is in our diversity and our sheer, dizzying […]

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