Lilith's Brood (Xenogenesis, #1-3)

By Octavia E. Butler

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Lilith Iyapo is in the Andes, mourning the death of her family, when war destroys Earth. Centuries later, she is resurrected -- by miraculously powerful unearthly beings, the Oankali. Driven by an irresistible need to heal others, the Oankali are rescuing our dying planet by merging genetically with mankind. But Lilith and all humanity must now share the world with uncanny Lilith Iyapo is in the Andes, mourning the death of...

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June 1st 2000 by Grand Central Publishing

(first published 1987)

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"You are horror and beauty in rare combination."
"Sometimes they need to prove to themselves that they still own themselves, that they can still care for themselves, that they still have things—customs—that are their own.”
“Sounds like an expression of the Human conflict,” Aaor said.
“It is,” I agreed. “They’re proving their independence at a time when they’re no longer independent..."

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