The Woodsman Chronicles by Mark Thorne
Approx. 56,440 words.
Published on November 3, 2011 by
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A tattered band of refugees from a galactic civil war came to earth centuries ago and settled underground. Gradually, they reconstituted their civilization, always staying out of view.
With their iridescent wings unfolded and flaring, they planned a takeover of the surface world, one that few humans would ever notice, even as it occurred!
Only one man could stop them ...