Twenty two years after he finished Seven Arrows, the long-awaited sequel Lightning Bolt itells the story of the young Cheyenne-Sioux-German mixed blood – a man who was distrusted by white and ‘full blood’ alike.
Hyemeyohsts Storm’s first book Seven Arrows was first published in 1972 by Harper & Row. It is now in its 45th reprinting.
Lightning Bolt, A reservation kid bitterly obsessed with poverty and warfare, looks destined for self destruction until he meets Estcheemah, the powerful Holy Woman and Zero Chief of the Ancient Mayans known as ‘The Flower Soldiers’. Deeply affected by her penetrating holiness and profound humanity, Lightning Bolt becomes her apprentice and his life changes direction. She entrusts to him the secrets carried by herself and offer flower soldiers through Eons of persecution migration. In Lightening Bolt she knows she has found someone to whom she can entrust the secrets….
This profound and important book contains teachings of the true intelligence of our sacred earth. It will have a powerful impact.