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In this fantasy adventure story for young readers, a young boy must save his world from destruction and learn to conquer his own doubts and fears. Jason Del, a shoemaker's son, learns that he is the heir to the Wizard's Stone. The stone has been passed down in an unbroken line from father to son since the time when Dels were kings of Trinity. With the Wizard's Stone also comes the responsibility to defend humanity and the land of Trinity in the Final Contest, a battle between the gods. The time of the Final Contest is at hand, and it falls to Jason to fight the creatures of Pure Evil and Evil Less than Pure. The responsibility of the Pearl of Anton comes to Jason by default, however. The Wizard xED;s Stone has been handed down to the oldest son of the Del family for generations. The heir was supposed to be Jason's older brother, Theda, who died while the two boys were berry-picking. Strong, brave, and good, Theda was everything Jason is not, and Jason's guilt over his older brother's death haunts him as he attempts to master his new and terrifying responsibilities. Accompanied by the village teacher and a mysterious woodsman named IAM, Jason sets off on a journey to reunite the Wizard's Stone with the Pearl of Anton. Along the way, Jason must learn to control his newfound powers and conquer his fears and feelings of inadequacy.

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In this novel, Jason Del, a shoemaker's son, is heir to a royal house entrusted with the power to protect the Race of Man. Plagued by feelings of guilt over his brotheris death, Jason must learn to wield the power contained in the Pearl of Anton and overcome his own fears in order to protect his people from destruction.

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In this fantasy adventure story for young readers, a young boy must save his world from destruction and learn to conquer his own doubts and fears. Jason Del, a shoemaker's son, learns that he is the heir to the Wizard's Stone. The stone has been passed down in an unbroken line from father to son since the time when Dels were kings of Trinity. With the Wizard's Stone also comes the responsibility to defend humanity and the land of Trinity in the Final Contest, a battle between the gods. The time of the Final Contest is at hand, and it falls to Jason to fight the creatures of Pure Evil and Evil Less than Pure.The responsibility of the Pearl of Anton comes to Jason by default, however. The Wizardis Stone has been handed down to the oldest son of the Del family for generations. The heir was supposed to be Jason's older brother, Theda, who died while the two boys were berry-picking. Strong, brave, and good, Theda was everything Jason is not, and Jason's guilt over his older brother's death haunts him as he attempts to master his new and terrifying responsibilities. Accompanied by the village teacher and a mysterious woodsman named IAM, Jason sets off on a journey to reunite the Wizard's Stone with the Pearl of Anton. Along the way, Jason must learn to control his newfound powers and conquer his fears and feelings of inadequacy.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781589801721
Author:
Del Vecchio, Gene
Publisher:
Pelican Publishing Company
Author:
del Vecchio, Gene
Location:
Gretna, La.
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - Fantasy
Subject:
Fantasy
Subject:
Fantasy & Magic
Subject:
Children s-Science Fiction and Fantasy
Series Volume:
3170
Publication Date:
20040231
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
9.16x6.26x1.02 in. 1.19 lbs.
Age Level:
13-17

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Product details 256 pages Pelican Publishing Company - English 9781589801721 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , In this novel, Jason Del, a shoemaker's son, is heir to a royal house entrusted with the power to protect the Race of Man. Plagued by feelings of guilt over his brotheris death, Jason must learn to wield the power contained in the Pearl of Anton and overcome his own fears in order to protect his people from destruction.
"Synopsis" by , In this fantasy adventure story for young readers, a young boy must save his world from destruction and learn to conquer his own doubts and fears. Jason Del, a shoemaker's son, learns that he is the heir to the Wizard's Stone. The stone has been passed down in an unbroken line from father to son since the time when Dels were kings of Trinity. With the Wizard's Stone also comes the responsibility to defend humanity and the land of Trinity in the Final Contest, a battle between the gods. The time of the Final Contest is at hand, and it falls to Jason to fight the creatures of Pure Evil and Evil Less than Pure.The responsibility of the Pearl of Anton comes to Jason by default, however. The Wizardis Stone has been handed down to the oldest son of the Del family for generations. The heir was supposed to be Jason's older brother, Theda, who died while the two boys were berry-picking. Strong, brave, and good, Theda was everything Jason is not, and Jason's guilt over his older brother's death haunts him as he attempts to master his new and terrifying responsibilities. Accompanied by the village teacher and a mysterious woodsman named IAM, Jason sets off on a journey to reunite the Wizard's Stone with the Pearl of Anton. Along the way, Jason must learn to control his newfound powers and conquer his fears and feelings of inadequacy.
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