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The Other is a story about an 18-year-old girl by the name of Kaetlyn O'Sullivan, born of Nigerian parents, and later adopted by an Irish couple living in a small town off the southwestern coast of Ireland, Kaetlyn begins to demonstrate unique attributes at a very young age. She is intelligent beyond her years, but in ways that are both remarkable and inexplicable. As she grows, her above average aptitude sets her apart, treated by her peers as "odd", insensitive and peculiar. By the age of 15, Kaetlyn begins to have a recurring nightmare, one that relentlessly visits itself upon her. She tries to fathom why, and why that same dream, all the while feeling the pressure building inside of her until one day she explodes and finds herself in front of a psychologist discussing the matter. As they delve into her past, they soon shockingly discover that the dream is actually a past-life experience - and the challenge becomes unlocking its secrets. At the same time, the Irish navy has just discovered an anomaly buried in a cliffside near her home. As fate would have it, Kaetlyn's past-life experience, and the discovery of this strange object, soon collide. She finds herself cast into a pinnacle role, caught in the middle of a global power-play, where she alone can access the secrets of this craft and save the world from a global meltdown, literally.   

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My name is Réal Laplaine. I pen high-concept thrillers. Some of my books are pure crime thrillers, some have an existential weave to them, while others have a thread of "science fiction", but as we all know, "sci-fi" is just a blueprint for tomorrow's reality.

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