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Namaste [Kindle Edition]

Sean Platt , Johnny B. Truant

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Namaste: The Whole Story

Peace Comes From Within. Death Comes From Without.

Amit is a member of the order of shadow monks, his every waking moment is spent training his body and mind to the peak of human ability - and beyond. But the order is pacifist, a repository for deadly weapons with their safeties permanently set to "on." Until everything is taken from him, and Amit decides that turning the other cheek is no longer an option. Now, every ounce of his training will be put to the test. His epic quest for revenge will see wrongs righted - or see Amit forgotten in an unmarked grave.

Namaste includes Prelude, as well as the rest of the adventure. Join Amit as he chases Nisha's killer from boss to boss, all the way to the last place he ever expected. He will fight, and die if he must. What will be, will be. It's a Zen thing.

˃˃˃ Readers Love Realm & Sands. Here's What They're Saying About Namaste

"Having read just about everything that these guys have written (separately and together), I absolutely loved it! Suspense, mystery, mysticism, monks, murder, love, fear, blood, revenge...just about anything you could imagine (all crammed into this one episode!). I'm still trying to wrap my brain around Amit. Do I love him? Do I hate him? Is he justified in his actions or a man gone over the edge? Knowing Sean and Johnny, no matter what I decide, they'll blow it out of the water! Can't wait to read more. Well done guys!"

"Screw these guys. I have things to do but I decided to load this just to check out a serial on kindle and now I'm hooked. My dogs need to be fed, I need to change the oil in my car and I'm not sure where my infant son is. But I know where I'll be for the foreseeable future: sitting on my ass reading the sequels."

"Sean Platt, Johnny Truant, and David Wright are masters of their craft. They excel at taking all that is good and fun from episodic t.v. and monthly comics and crafting well written stories. Namaste is no exception. A tale of love, loss, and vengeance with their special skewed vision. Like the Punisher main character Amit is almost instantly likable and even before you learn his reasoning you know that he is justified in his pursuit. Like all of the authors books I look forward to the continuing adventures of Amit."

"In Namaste, Platt and Truant deftly sketch out the background, setting, and characters of their latest serial with minimal description and brief snatches of dialog, keeping the action at a fever pitch in a high-intensity Hong Kong cinema style thriller. Punctuated by scenes of graphic violence, the experiment in non-linear storytelling is effective for this short action-oriented installment. Over the course of a longer story, the back-and-forth narrative flow might grow tedious or confusing, but here the approach lends a filmic flair to the introduction of "a pacifist monk on a rampage." Fans of Chow Yun Fat or John Woo films looking for a literary equivalent should appreciate this latest Platt & Truant effort."

˃˃˃ WARNING: Namaste is the most violent thing Realm & Sands has so far written.

An Unlikely Tale of Vengeance Like Nothing You've Read!


Product details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 1216 KB
  • Print Length: 197 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: Realm & Sands (19 Dec 2013)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00HFFBIJU
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #183,021 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Wonderfully Twisted Tale 17 Dec 2013
By Ronald W Whited - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Kindle Edition
I'm the first review? I better make it count then. Namaste is a wonderfully twisted tale by the people who brought us The Beam and Unicorn Western. It follows a unconventional monk with anger issues seeking vengeance for the murder of his beloved.

The book is well written, but not overwritten. The words did a very good job moving aside and not getting in the way of the action which is what a book like this really needs. And boy is there action. This book isn't for the faint of heart, people die in gruesome ways over the course of the book (and some of them are fairly early on).

Underneath the action is a moral center though, asking what should be done in a situation like this. There are no easy answers to vengeance, but Namaste asks the difficult questions. Sometimes the answers to those questions are just as difficult.

This is a book I think I'll come back to in a year, and get an entirely different story from, understanding the story as I do now. And I look forward to that time. Sean, Johnny, you have another winner here. Now run with it.
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Best eMailing List Thank You Gift Ever 21 Feb 2014
By M. J. Brudenell - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Kindle Edition
Okay, disclaimer. This was my free gift for signing up to the Realm and Sands mailing list, but I was not aware that I would get a free book when I decided to sign up. Do yourselves a favor, and sign up. These guys have a lot of great stories to come.

Let's be honest, this story has the love it or hate it potential. I happened to love it.

I thought the action sequences felt real, albeit at a heightened level. This is just what I love about good Kung Fu movies. This one was packed with its share of hyper-violence. Well, that's what I came to the dance for. Let's dance. What is important to the violence is that every kill had a purpose.

The beginning was told in a disjointed scene design that I felt helped to unbalance the reader, adding to the overall feel of the story. It was a brave storyteller choice. I'm just one opinion, but it worked. I'm not even really a fan of Memento.

This was a great read, and I am on board for another.
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Zen and the art of revenge. 9 Feb 2014
By Mike Nuttall - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Kindle Edition
On the surface this is a book about revenge and like all good action movies it delivers on this front. However if you dig a little deeper and is much more than that. It asks big questions like " do the ends justify the means" and " can you do the right thing by doing wrong". It takes a look at anger and controlling our emotions. And it does all of these things wonderfully. It does all of these things while wrapped in violence, explosions, and lots of cool martial arts. Be warned there is a lot of violence in this book but with a message. So read it for the depth and philosophical nature of the book or read it for the kick ass fighting but do yourself a favor and read it.
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Zen and the art of revenge. 8 Feb 2014
By Mike Nuttall - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
On the surface this is a book about revenge and like all good action movies it delivers on this front. However if you dig a little deeper and is much more than that. It asks big questions like " do the ends justify the means" and " can you do the right thing by doing wrong". It takes a look at anger and controlling our emotions. And it does all of these things wonderfully. It does all of these things while wrapped in violence, explosions, and lots of cool martial arts. Be warned there is a lot of violence in this book but with a message. So read it for the depth and philosophical nature of the book or read it for the kick ass fighting but do yourself a favor and read it.
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Platt & Truant Killing it again 22 Jan 2014
By Amazon Customer - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
If you have read anything these guys have written, you do not need someone else to tell you just how great they are at developing characters that captivate and elicite true emotion.
This book is a departure in the sense there is no Fantasy or Science Fiction aspect so far. This has a very graphic and fun "Vengence" feel to it. I can picture this being filmed by QT himself.
Looking forward to the next installments,
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