The accident that crippled Minerva Rus as a child also killed her friend Raven. So when he appears in her bedroom fifteen years later as an attractive adult man, she dismisses him as a figment of her depressed psyche, especially when he tells her that it’s her photographic memory that’s brought him back to life. But after she taps into the hidden power inside herself, Minerva knows he’s not just a dream.
Now she’s on the run, pursued by a rogue government agent who intends to use her power to resuscitate a long-dead evil straight out of history. But Minerva’s control over her powers is growing, and she won’t let Raven die a second time.
The premise for Memortality taps right into humanity’s soul—after all, who hasn’t dreamed of bringing a lost loved one back to life? But the execution is a study in inconsistencies that made it hard to understand what the limits were. Why does it take 15 years for Raven to come back to life? Did Minerva never think about him in all that time? Provost’s writing is decent, I just wish a little more time had been spent on framing up the world of the Revived so as to cut down on confusion.
Stephen H. Provost