By Roger Zelazny
Think a far off international the place gods stroll as males, yet wield great and hidden powers. the following they've got made the degree on which they construct a refined trend of alliance, love, and lethal enmity. Are they really immortal? who're those gods who rule the future of a teeming world?
Their names comprise Brahma, Kali, Krishna and likewise he who used to be referred to as Buddha, the Lord of sunshine, yet who now prefers to be recognized easily as Sam. The sluggish unfolding of the tale -- how the colonization of one other planet grew to become a re-enactment of japanese mythology -- is among the nice ingenious feats of recent technology fiction.
It's myth, or it's technological know-how fiction, or it's a retelling of the stories of the Hindu gods, as they come across Mahasamatman, who could be Buddha and should simply be a man referred to as Sam. ~ Neil Gaiman