Primeval Origins: Paths of Anguish

Book One of the Primeval Origins Epic Saga

by B.A. Vonsik


Book Details

An Epic Tale of the Origins of Mankind’s Eternal War Between Good and Evil


WINNER - 2018 Science Fantasy, National Association of Book Entrepreneurs (NABE) Winter 2018 Pinnacle Book Achievement Award
WINNER - 2017 Fantasy Book of the Year, NYC Big Book Award
DISTINGUISHED FAVORITE - 2017 Fantasy Book of the Year, Independent Press Awards
Finalist - 2016 Fantasy Book of the Year, Reader Favorites Book Awards
Finalist - 2016 Fantasy Book of Year, International Book Awards
WINNER - 2014/2015 Young Adult Book of the Year, Reader Views Literary Awards

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Multiple Award-Winning Primeval Origins: Paths of Anguish (2nd Edition) is the first book of the epic origins story of mankind, our heavenly hosts, and the eternal war between good and evil where all is revealed, through characters both past and present, and tellings of humanity's heroic struggles against terrible tyrannies, deadly dinosaurs, and ancient gods as the origins of our End Times is revealed, answering the question, "What if all of our myths and legends are true?"

Myths and Legends...just fables and fantasies for those taught to scoff at them is understood, as I was taught when a graduate student in the sciences; scorn and ridicule the forbidden. Myths are just...myths. Legends are just...legends. Then, I discovered different, in a South American dig where my life went upside down after finding what should not be with what we thought we knew so much about. My consciousness, my Light, plunged through a maelstrom bound to those of our undiscovered history. I witnessed through the eyes of ancient warriors, Rogaan and others, a wondrous human civilization of old, grand beasts and dinosaurs, and celestial gods of myth in what the modern Hopi and Maya branded our First World-Age. An age deep in blood and conflict born of gods and new man covetous of true powers and self-motivations loosing upon their world tyrannies, energy forces...sorceries, and abominations affronting Creation. Sealing the fates of the age, sword-messengers, warrior angels, risen new to bring forth the Harbinger of Creation's Judgments, slayers of civilizations...both of men and gods, the Horsemen. I am bound to them. In the here and now, standing at the precipice at the end of mankind's Fourth World-Age, I fear what is to come from the others...the Horsemen of Prophecy. And yet, I have hope for what follows. As our ancients did in tablets of clay teaching us our undiscovered past, I Nikki, now share these steel bound epics with you before the sounding of the trumpets.

2nd Edition Primeval Origins Introduction Video

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2nd Edition Primeval Origins Awards and Honors Video

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"I feel that this series (Primeval Origins) is destined to be recognized as a classic." Reader Views, 5 STARS!

"Vonsik's series opener offers an engaging plot to keep the fantasy fan reading." KIRKUS Reviews

"I am not only hooked, I am obsessed: the cliffhangers happen one after another, whether is an action scene or through dialog, and I am compelled to know what happens next. I could not stop reading this book until I reached the last page!" Maria C. Cuadro,, 5 STARS!

"A debut fantasy novel transverses the modern day and a strange ancient time...Complete with otherworldly surprises, this tale delivers an inventive adventure." KIRKUS Reviews

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Book Excerpt

Reader Views Award Winning Review -- When I first picked up “Primeval Origins: Paths of Anguish” by B.A.Vonsik it reminded me of those old caveman-dinosaur movies that used to come out when I was much younger, especially the cover. However, if you look at the cover more carefully, you will realize that the story is not about cavemen but more about some kind of knight on a dinosaur fighting a carnivore, instead of fighting a dragon on a white stallion. Needless to say it got my attention. As I read the beginning, my intrigue grew, as I discovered the parallel stories of Nikki, an archeologist working on her PhD, and Rogaan a young warrior from a lost ancient civilization. I found B.A.Vonsik’s creativity fascinating as he made history, ancient alien theories, and medieval legend elements come to life through his unique story-telling skills and fast pace thrilling plot. I also found the plot to be a breath of fresh fantasy, very much needed to cast off all the vampire spins readers have been victimized with of late. Although the good against evil fight is nothing new, Vonsik did an excellent job painting a new story to carry this old struggle. The character development was impressive as he paired up two characters from different times, sexes, and ages into the same world and struggle. The dialogues felt natural and convincing, something very difficult to do in such different settings. I am sure that Vonsik will not be short of fans with his crisp, credible, captivating writing style, and am actually already signing up for the continuation of this adventure in the second book of the series. My only complaint is maybe a little better binding, as my pages loosened up as I kept turning the pages, and maybe a cover that will be captivating to older crowds [updated in 2nd Edition] as I believe, this series to be not just for younger readers. "Primeval Origins: Paths of Anguish” by B.A.Vonsik is an epic journey to the origin of mankind in our struggle against evil. It is a page turner sure to thrill young and older readers for sure! I definitely recommend it is an awesome read! Reader Views


About the Author

B.A. Vonsik

MULTIPLE AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR, B.A.VONSIK served as an United States Air Force Special Operation aviator and now works in the training industry. He spends much of his time busily detailing the world of Primeval Origins from new discoveries and research in ancient legends and mythologies, creation myths, religions, sciences, and technologies. B.A.Vonsik lives with his extraordinary wife in Florida, USA.

Also by B.A. Vonsik

Primeval Origins: Light of Honor
Primeval Origins: Rise of Serpents


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