Barak means “lightning.” The biblical, historical Barak was from Kedesh, a town in Southern Judah. The Canaanites were oppressing Israel and through advice given Barak by the female prophetess Deborah, Barak enlisted 10,000 men and “broke the yoke” of the enemy.
Suellen Ocean is the author of the historical series, The Lion’s Trace Available here:
The Lies of the Lion (Book 1)
The Guild (Book 2)
The Last Quadroon (Book 3)
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