Born in the Wayeb

Book Cover

FANTASY

17th Century or Earlier

Lee E. Cart

Logline

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.

Genre

Fantasy

Target Audiences

Age: 13-17

Target Gender: Universal

Setting

Ancient Mayan times/Yucatan Peninsula

Based on a True Story

No

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2014

Starting Description

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.

Ending Description

Na'om and Satal engage in a battle of wills and wit and both fall into a cenote, where Na'om enters the underworld. The story continues in Book 2, Rise of the Jaguar Woman.

Group Specific

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Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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Mature Audience Themes

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Plot - Other Elements

Coming of Age, Meaningful Message, Twist

Plot - Premise

Overcoming Monster/Villain

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

Logline

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.


Na'om and Satal engage in a battle of wills and wit and both fall into a cenote, where Na'om enters the underworld. The story continues in Book 2, Rise of the Jaguar Woman.

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

Overcoming Monster/Villain

Characters

Main Character

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

Character 1

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

Character 2

Name: Ajkun

Age: 30

Gender: Female

Role: Mentor

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

Character 3

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

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