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On a Pale Horse (Incarnations of Immortality, Bk. 1)
by Piers Anthony

Published: 1986-09-12
Mass Market Paperback : 336 pages
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When Zane shot Death, he learned, too late, that he would have to assume his place, speeding over the world riding his pale horse, and ending the lives of others. Sooner than he would have thought possible, Zane found himself being drawn to Satan's plot. Already the Prince of Evil was ...
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When Zane shot Death, he learned, too late, that he would have to assume his place, speeding over the world riding his pale horse, and ending the lives of others. Sooner than he would have thought possible, Zane found himself being drawn to Satan's plot. Already the Prince of Evil was forging a trap in which Zane must act to destroy Luna, the woman he loved...unless he could discover the only way out....
The first novel of the INCARNATIONS OF IMMORATLITY series.

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Our moderator had some very thought provoking questions. She started with a list of quotes from the story.
by GrandmaNaNa (see profile) 01/09/14

In what ways are the lives of the characters and events of the story governed by predestination or fate, and in what ways to the characters exercise free will?
What makes Zane a good Death?
What are your thoughts on the other incarnations?
by Rainyh (see profile) 08/21/10

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this book did not appear to have food as any integral part of the story line
by GrandmaNaNa (see profile) 01/09/14
we simply had fruit, cookies and bottled water. we\'re a small group.
On a Pale Horse Discussion Questions
by Rainyh (see profile) 08/21/10
This is the list of questions we used to discuss On a Pale Horse written by Michelle G. 1. Did you like the book? Did you read any of the other books in the series? 2. In what ways are the lives of the characters and events of the story governed by predestination or fate, and in what ways to the characters exercise free will? 3. What is the nature of God in the story? Why is God absent from the story? 4. What did you think of Satan’s “advertising” for hell? 5. What makes Zane a good Death? 6. What did you think of the 5 types of thought? (pg 190) 7. What are your thoughts on the other incarnations?

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  "Fun Start to a Series"by rickimc (see profile) 12/22/14

Very fun premise, and manages to tackle some tough subjects without becoming preachy. A little dated in parts, but that just adds to the fun.

 
  "based on discussion of book by club members"by GrandmaNaNa (see profile) 01/09/14

perhaps I should not be the one entering this info as I did not get a chance to read it myself. the lively question/answer session at our recent meeting convinced me that I Should read it. the title suggested... (read more)

 
  "On a Pale Horse Discussion"by Rainyh (see profile) 08/21/10

This book was a re-read for many of the members. It is the first in a long fantasy series by Piers Anthony. The book is light and fun but still filled with serious thoughts and ideas that we discussed... (read more)

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