White Bird

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20th Century (multiple decades)

Ruta Sevo

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An accidental death launches a brother into strange, foreign adventures


Adventure, Drama, Family, Religious,

Short Summary

Thomas is a laid-back handyman until his mother asks him to go to Kathmandu and scatter the ashes of his older brother Paul. He is totally unprepared for travel, especially to exotic Nepal. He uncovers Paul’s past as a Peace Corps volunteer in Nepal. There was a lover, Helen, who stayed behind to e

Paul's ashes are scattered by the daughter he never knew, who became a shaman in Nepal.


Kathmandu, Nepal; Seattle

Based on a True Story


Plot - Premise

Internal Journey/Rebirth

Plot - Other Elements

Meaningful Message, Philosophical Questions

Mature Audience Themes


Main Character Details

Name: Thomas

Age: 40

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Lone Wolf, Masculine, Underdog, Aspiring, Adventurous, Clumsy, Complex, Honorable

Additional Character Details

Name: Helen

Age: 40

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Empathetic, Honorable, Religious, Adventurous, Aspiring, Complex, Confident

Additional Character Details

Name: Eike

Age: 20

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Religious, Adventurous, Aspiring, Complex, Empathetic, Engaging, Heroic

Additional Character Details

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Target Audiences

Age: 35-54

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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