[PDF/EPUB] Adulthood Rites By Octavia E. Butler



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  1. says:

    I find it oddly difficult to review an Octavia Butler book without filling it to the brim with cringe inducing sentimentality and hyperbole but I'll be damned if she doesn't make me all pensive and a touch maudlin every time I read her books I get this feeling that her kindness and compassion always seep through her books and it makes me feel a little wistful that she is no longer with us Adulthood Rites is the

  2. says:

    “Human purpose isn't what you say it is or what I say it is It's what your biology says it is what your genes say it is” Octavia Butler's Adulthood Rites Xenogenesis #2 continues where Dawn leaves off; howeve

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    Adulthood Rites A human Oankali child is torn between two speciesOriginally posted at Fantasy LiteratureAdulthood Rites 1988 is the second book in Octavia Butler’s XENOGENESIS trilogy It continues the story of Lilith in Dawn 1987 a human wo

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    This second of the series left me feeling sad for the humans who keep repeating their stupid violent behavior Akin in trying to save them must lose himself and lose his own people

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    Impressive I definitely liked this second story in the trilogy better than the first The other was very much a foundation but while we really don't follow Lillith from the first we do follow her hybrid son as he makes his way through an early difficult childhood and into his Adulthood RiteAkim is a victim as much as he is a bridge between the ignorant and dispirited humans brought down to Earth and the aliens who misunderstand our humanity

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    Seuel to Dawn The one where Akin a human looking child with a mix of human and oankali genes is kidnapped and grows up among villages of human resisters This seuel focuses on the feelings of the humans who have chosen not

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    The story continues few years after the events in Dawn Earth is habitable again the Oankali allowed humans to live ‘free’ they are

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    This is every bit as good as I remember This book picks up decades after Dawn and features the first human born male Const

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    Somewhere between the particular texture of the writing and the thought sparking brilliance of the ideas Octavia Butler's work never fails to hook me in so far I never want to leave Like Dawn this novel had me rambling on to friends and family about Lilith and her relationships the Oankali and their cultureOne of my friends when I describe

  10. says:

    I liked the second book in the Xenogenesis series a lot There were some problems with the fact that I thought the character Akin did a total ch

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Ies with other races drastically altering both in the process On a rehabilitated Earth this new race is emerging through humanOankaliOoloi mating but there are also pure humans who choose to resist the aliens and the salvation they offerThese resisters are sterilized by the Ooloi so that they cannot reproduce the genetic defect that drives humanity to destroy itself but otherwise they are left alon Impressive I definitely liked this second story in the trilogy better than the first The other was very much a foundation but while we really don t follow

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In this seuel to Dawn Lilith Iyapo has given birth to what looks like a normal human boy named Akin But Akin actually has five parents a male and female human a male and female Oankali and a sexless Ooloi The Oankali and Ooloi are part of an alien race that rescued humanity from a devastating nuclear war but the price they exact is a high one the aliens are compelled to genetically merge their spec Adulthood Rites A human Oankali child is torn between two speciesOriginally posted at Fantasy LiteratureAdulthood Rites 1988 is the second book in Octavia

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E unless they become violent When the resisters kidnap young Akin the Oankali choose to leave the child with his captors for he the most human of the Oankali children will decide whether the resisters should be given back their fertility and freedom even though they will only destroy themselves again This is the second volume in Octavia Butler's Xenogenesis series a powerful tale of alien existence This is every bit as good as I remember This book picks up decades after Dawn and features the first human born male Construct I loved Akin and his advent