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Manila by Night: The Golden Truths

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In Two Full Turns...

The overcrowded megacity of Manila in the Philippines is at a crossroads: where East and west meet, an agenda set in motion far in the past is finally coming to fruition. The City has changed hands so many times in a thousand years, and a rivalry between different Courts and Sects that has simmered for centuries is about to boil over.

"Independence" is a Lie.

"Manila by Night: The Golden Truths" is part of a series of city books about the Philippine capital's nocturnal society, including:

  • Testimonies of Manila's chaotic history as told by the Wan Kuei, both local and foreign;
  • A description of the City's massive dragon nest and its strange abilities;
  • Details of the two aswang courts that have exploited Manila's dragon nest and the repercussions that their centuries-old conflicts have on the City and beyond.
 
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MIOTHEZDIHST0001
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File Last Updated:
February 23, 2018
This title was added to our catalog on February 28, 2018.