Long before George Lucas thought of making a prequel to Star wars, Julian May revisited the universe of her Pliocene Exile to tell us the origins of the story, though with a time line like this, the word origin is meaningless.
Meet Rogatien Remillard (Rogi for short - pronounced Rogue He) and his twin brother Donatien (Don). Born in late 1945, just months after Hiroshima, the two have a relatively normal childhood. Normal, that is, except for their developing mental powers and Rogi's regular visits from a mysterious, benevolent, invisible entity he dubs Le Phantome Familier - The Family Ghost.
As the twins mature, they take very diferent paths. Rogi, sterilised in his youth by the… Read more