By Piers Anthony
In Pursuit of the last word GoodAfter an overpowering succession of tragedies, existence has eventually, mercifully ended for Orlene, once-mortal daughter of Gaea.Joined in Afterlife by way of Jolie -- her protector and the someday consort of devil himself -- jointly they search out a 3rd: Vita, a really modern mortal with issues, sights, and an unsettling ethical code uniquely her own.An amazing triumvirate, they embark on an outstanding quest to reawaken the Incarnation of fine in an international the place evil reigns -- dealing with demanding situations that may try the very fiber in their beings with trials as various, as mysterious, and as devastating because the Incarnations themselves.
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It must have been left for you. This may be Nox's invitation for you to proceed. " Orlene waved it experimentally. Nothing happened. "You may have to invoke it," Jolie offered, "But it's best not to play with unknown magic. " Orlene nodded. "I have magic, but it doesn't focus on inanimate things. " "I think so," Jolie said. " She was reassured by this evidence, but not completely; if Nox was watching them and wanted them to proceed, why the mystery? They moved on up the path. In this region they seemed solid and alive, for this was at the fringe of Purgatory, but they did not get hungry or tire in the way a mortal might.
The Gypsy would have kept you, but fate denied her; it was her charge to give you to a suitable American family, and that she did. Your mother could have followed you, but elected not to interfere; by her own design, she let you go so that you could be a complete part of your new family. " Orlene exclaimed. "Not exactly," Jolie said. "It was another who did that. He told her nothing except that you were well and happy. I came to you in your dreams and helped you to learn things you could not otherwise have learned, so that some day you might better understand the situation of your mother.
I have only one regret now," he said as they lay cooling. " That reminded her. "I have something to ask you, Parry," she said. As she spoke she felt Orb fading out, granting her the privacy she had requested. She could speak freely now, and her host would not overhear. "Anything, my love," he replied, kissing her hand. "Orlene is dead, and I must help her. " he demanded, recognizing the name. Then Jolie was weeping. She had held it back, needing first to help the newly dead soul, then to run her errands, then to mask her emotion from her host.
And Eternity (Incarnations of Immortality) by Piers Anthony