Swan Song by Robert R. McCammonAn ancient evil roams the desolate landscape of an America ravaged by nuclear war.
He is the Man with the Scarlet Eye, a malevolent force that feeds on the dark desires of the countless followers he has gathered into his service. His only desire is to find a special child named Swan—and destroy her. But those who would protect the girl are determined to fight for what is left of the world, and their souls.
In a wasteland born of rage, populated by monstrous creatures and marauding armies, the last survivors on earth have been drawn into the final battle between good and evil that will decide the fate of humanity....
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Robert Swan is the first person to walk the North and South Pole — and what he encountered inspired a decades-long fight against climate change. And our faces then began to blister out and huge lumps of skin just literally ripped off our faces. After coming back home, Swan was told by NASA that he and his team had walked under the hole in the Ozone layer, which meant ultraviolet rays had come down, hit the ice, and reflected onto them.
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He is currently an advocate for the protection of Antarctica and renewable energy. Swan is also the founder of , a company which is dedicated to the preservation of the Antarctic  and the author with Gil Reavill of Antarctica My Quest to Save the Earth's Last Wilderness. In November , Swan undertook the South Pole Energy Challenge, the first expedition of its kind: a mile journey to the South Pole with his son Barney Swan, surviving solely using renewable energy. The expedition stopped over in Lyttelton, New Zealand , to meet Bill Burton, who at 96 years old was the last surviving member of Scott's expedition in Swan's initial Antarctic expedition was thus officially dubbed "In the Footsteps of Scott". Michael Stroud. Swan's team had achieved the longest unassisted march ever made in history.
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Antarctica has been described as "a silence deep with a breath like sleep. One man who understands this better than most is polar explorer turned environmentalist Robert Swan OBE. In , he made the longest unassisted walk ever to the South Pole.
Inspired as a boy by Antarctic explorers like Robert F. Then, after wintering at the Jack Hayward base, he and two others set off on an day walk to the South Pole, carrying everything on pound sleds. Antarctica is more of a desert than the Sahara, Swan said. The biggest danger is not hunger but dehydration. They navigated using the sun—their goal, the South Pole Station in the center of an area the size of the United States. If we failed, we died. There was no backup.
Instead, he ignored the negativity, and concentrated on the positive, which turned out for the better really, because he became the first man in history to walk to both the North and South Poles. Now polar explorer and environmental leader, Swan tells StarBizWeek how important it is to never forget the dream. Swan was impeccably dressed in a dark suit and blue tie but stood out with a bright yellow backpack swung across his shoulders. Experiencing first-hand the effects of climate change, he more than willingly took up a year mission to preserve the Antarctica by promoting recycling, renewable energy and sustainability. Swan is now 22 years into that mission. He formed with the aim to continue protecting the last great wilderness on Earth so that it can never be exploited. It is in the year that the Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty, which prohibits drilling and mining, could potentially be modified or amended.