emmejo, October 30, 2009 (view all comments by emmejo)
Diane has a way with animals. When she gets a job herding horses her employer realizes that it is a rare form of magic and starts to try and convince Diane to trust people as much as she trust animals. But Diane has been so scarred and hurt by people it seems she may never be able to really trust any human.
This is the first book in The Immortals series and IMO the second best. The Immortals is one of my favorite series ever. It is a series full of magic, horses, dragons, and magical beings as well as some of my favorite fictional characters.
elly, November 8, 2006 (view all comments by elly)
I really liked this book it wasn't as good as song of the lioness but it was good. I couldn't put it down. i liked it alot . I read alll of them in like a week and 3 days!
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hakari23, August 5, 2006 (view all comments by hakari23)
i got some books for my birthday and i got this book and its like totally awesome i read it like twenty times and its still an awesome book no matter how much i read it and now im looking for the other books everywhere
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Young Daine's knack with horses gets her a job helping the royal horsemistress drive a herd of ponies to Tortall. Soon it becomes clear that Daine's talent, as much as she struggles to hide it, is downright magical Horses and other animals not only obey, but listen to her words. Daine, though, will have to learn to trust humans before she can come to terms with her powers, her past, and herself.
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