Seth and Creeley must confront the truth about their past and figure out a way to survive the rapidly arriving future.
Voices of the Gods
Giorgio A. Tsoukalos studies India’s Sanskrit texts, which are filled with descriptions of brain surgery, flying crafts, nuclear physics, and other advanced sciences; Hindu scholars attribute this knowledge to a time when gods walked among humans.
Come to Jesus
On the eve of war, Mr. Wednesday attempts to recruit the Old God Ostara, but needs Mr. Nancy’s help in making a good impression and winning her over.
A Prayer for Mad Sweeney
Following her brief reunion with Shadow, Laura turns to an unlikely travel companion to find her way back to life; Mad Sweeney’s long, winding, and often-tragic past is explored.
City of the Gods
The ancient Aztec site of Teotihuacan in central Mexico is explored as the possible remnants of a highly advanced, perhaps extraterrestrial, civilization.
Lemon Scented You
Shadow’s emotional reunion with his dead and unfaithful wife is interrupted when he and Mr. Wednesday are kidnapped by the New Gods.
The story of Laura’s life and death is explored, including her first encounter with Shadow and how exactly she came to be sitting on the edge of his motel room bed.
The Secret of Spoons
Mr. Wednesday beings recruitment for the coming battle; Shadow Moon travels to Chicago with Mr. Wednesday and agrees to a high-stakes game of checkers with the old Slavic deity Czernobog.
Forged by the Gods
Theorists speculate about metal artifacts that could provide physical evidence of extraterrestrials visiting Earth in the distant past; in Jacksonville, Fla. a strange metallic sphere falls from the sky; an ancient aluminum wedge baffles historians.