Silver Hooves in the Darkness
Silver Hooves in the Darkness is a young adult journey novel that blends the genres of science fiction, fantasy fiction and equine fiction. Paola is a genetic chimera, a being both equine and human, who races in the Maze. She is a yearling Courier able to travel between the isolated domes that imprison people. On a routine Carry to Dome Biblia, she meets with a librarian who reveals the terrible secret that keeps these domes functioning. Gemma offers her an opportunity to assist on a mission to end the barbaric ritual known as Sacrifice. Can Paola summon the courage to defy the mysterious Authority and Cenere, the monster who haunts the Maze, to free the Bound Child and end Sacrifice?
This story was originally written as part of the 2012 National Novel Writing Month, and for a brief time, it appeared on Amazon as a digital book.