The Wordkeepers by Jash Sen is the first work of the famous Wordkeepers trilogy. The whole story has its background in the concluding period of the Kaliyug, inhabited by demi-gods, gods, the yakshas, as well as ordinary people. The book is an interesting combination fantasy, mythology, and adventure.
The carefree life of the teenager Anyas crumbled all around her, when one day her beloved mother is abducted. With this, unknown to them, the mantle of Wordkeeper is passed on to her. Her sole ally in this task is an accursed immortal warrior. Meanwhile, in some other part of the county, Bilal, a boy from a hamlet, denies the stories about a certain prophecy that claims that he is in fact, Kalki's avatar. Now Bilal and Anya should find one another so that they can fulfil the age old prophecy that they will decimate their mutual enemy, the revengeful god who follows them wherever they go.
The Wordkeepers begins in 2028. Anya is a spoilt teenager, residing in Bangalore, while Bilaal is a happy-go-lucky village boy, living in rural Andhra Pradesh. But their normal, unexciting lives conceal an ancient but terrible secret. If it turns to fruition, it is sure to turn their whole worlds into disarray. As also, fling them into some horrifying adventures, the outcome of which can directly affect, not only their own lives, but also the destiny of the whole universe. Before long, these two youth realize that that they can't afford to take anyone or anything for granted, as only they stand between the revengeful gods with their evil desire for supreme power, and the world of human beings.
The first of a trilogy, this literary work takes you on an awesome journey of adventure and fantasy, through a series of modern metropolises, ancient cremation fields, and mystical mountains in strange and mythical planets. The Wordkeepers borrows its characters from the two great Indian epics the Ramayana and the Mahabharata, and transfer them to modern India. Other bestsellers by the author include The Skyserpents, and The Futures. This book comes with the ISBN numbers of ISBN10: 9382618163and ISBN13: 978-9382618164.