Title Profile & Character Information

Parable of the Talents

Annotation
This Nebula Award-winning sequel to "Parable of the Sower" continues the story of Lauren Olamina in socially and economically depressed California in the 2030s. Convinced that her community should colonize the stars, Lauren and her followers make preparations. But the collapse of society and rise of fanatics result in Lauren's followers being enslaved, and her daughter stolen from her. Now, Lauren must fight back to save the new world order.

Characters
NameOlamina, Lauren Oya
GenderFemale
TraitsAfrican American
Mother
Married
Empath

NameJarret, Andrew Steele
GenderMale
OccupationsPresident of the United States
 Minister

GenreScience fiction
Dystopia
Saga
New age
Fiction
TopicsSocial outcasts
Mothers and daughters
Child abduction
Religious fanatics
Religious conflict
SettingCalifornia
Civilization on the brink of collapse