Born in the Wayeb

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17th Century or Earlier

Lee E. Cart

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Born in the Wayeb is the story of Na'om, a young Mayan woman with special talents who must battle the black witch of Mayapan in order to save those she loves.



Short Summary

Because Na'om has prophetic dreams, she is shunned by the local villagers. She is raised by her grandmother, the healer in the village. Na'om is hunted by Satal, the black witch of Mayapan, who wants Na'om's special powers to enhance her own abilities.


Ancient Mayan times/Yucatan Peninsula

Based on a True Story


Plot - Premise

Overcoming Monster/Villain

Plot - Other Elements

Coming of Age, Meaningful Message, Twist

Mature Audience Themes

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Main Character Details

Name: Na'om

Age: 14

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Underdog, Visionary, Beautiful, Faithful, Perseverance, Skillful, Insecure, Lone Wolf, Adventurous, Complex, Extraordinary Powers and Abilities, Honorable

Additional Character Details

Name: Satal

Age: 40

Gender: Female

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Manipulative, Secretive, Badass, Complex, Crazy, Decisive, Extraordinary Powers and Abilities, Greedy, Leader, Power-hungry, Aggressive, Confident, Skillful

Additional Character Details

Name: Ajkun

Age: 30

Gender: Female

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Faithful, Selfless, Skillful, Complex, Educated, Honorable, Perseverance, Strong Moral Code, Confident

Additional Character Details

Name: Chiman

Age: 30

Gender: Male

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Educated, Honorable, Perseverance, Adventurous, Sophisticated, Empathetic, Extraordinary Powers and Abilities, Heroic, Masculine, Selfless, Skillful, Complex, Faithful, Leader, Confident

About The Author

Target Audiences

Age: 13-17

Target Gender: Universal

Group Specific

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Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2014

Hard Copy Available



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