We tried loads of photographic approaches for this cover before arriving at this. I created this illustration as a last-minute entry to the Cover Meeting, and amazingly it ended up being the finished jacket. Here's the finished cover, plus a close-up of the illustration.
Receive the Boon of Darkness, As you would the Boon of Light, Hold no preference for either, Make ally with None. Suspend endless opinion and judgement, Allow the recognition that you are neither, Let the transparent Womb-Eye See, The totality of spectrum, Oscillate spontaneously, In the unfathomable glass-mansion, Of the vastness of Being - Annu Tara
Tara Young / Alaska Dispatch News Turkeys forage for food in the woods Thursday afternoon, off mile 104 of the Seward Highway April 14, 2016. Indian Valley Meats claims ownership of the turkeys which they let loose every spring to mate in the wild.