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Reign of the Rebel (Book One of the Impostor King Saga)

A novel about the rise of Nimrod and the godly man destined to resist him. Based on research into ancient texts.

Reign of the Rebel (Book One of the Impostor King Saga)

A novel about the rise of Nimrod and the godly man destined to resist him. Based on research into ancient texts.

$5,695
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Last updated September 10, 2018
 

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    • A reproduction of Abel's silver coin, incl. protective case
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    • Postcards of all 4 character illustrations, signed and sealed
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