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David Berger, author of Task Force: Gaea — Finding Balance
Task Force: Gaea twists Greek myths people read growing up, challenging in curious ways what the reader knows, or thinks he knows, about the Olympian gods.
The book opens after Zeus and the gods have defeated the Titans, and Zeus is establishing Olympos with his brothers and sisters. An error in his judgment sets events in motion that cascade into the future. Prophecies emerge that talk about four mortals who will set right that which Zeus has done, but that won’t happen right away.
Apollo, the Shining One, upsets his father, Zeus, who then banishes him to earth as a mortal—and Apollo’s journey feeds into what eventually happens to fulfill the prophecy. Four mortals do indeed rise to the challenge, and they have the inconceivable task of finding balance once again between order and chaos.
Joey Pinkney: Where did you get the inspiration to write Task Force: Gaea — Finding Balance?
David Berger: A few places, actually. As a child, I fell in love with Greek myths, so I would read any books on them that I could. I then discovered Continue reading 5 Minutes, 5 Questions With… David Berger, author of Task Force: Gaea