Synopses & Reviews
Random House Fantasy brings you the first three titles of Tamara Pierce's The Immortals series. Set in the world Pierce introduced in her Song of the Lioness quartet, The Immortals chronicles a time when Tortall is invaded by immortal creatures and a girl is born with a magical gift that could save the balance of nature. "Daine is a super new heroine who makes this action-packed fantasy a joy to read", says the Voice of Youth Advocates.
When humans start destroying the majestic Dunlath Valley, the wolves seek out Daine to intervene. She arrives with a small band of helpers -- Numair, King Jonathan's greatest mage; Cloud, her pony; and Skysong, a small dragon -- each unaware of the awesome challenge that lies ahead. Daine must once more call upon her wild magic, going even deeper to organize her animal friends to fight an apocalyptic battle.
When humans start cutting down trees and digging holes in peaceful Dunlath Valley, the wolves know that something is wrong. They send a messenger to the only human who will listen -- Daine, a fourteen-year-old girl with the unpredictable power of wild magic. Daine and her closest companions heed the wolves' cry for help. But the challenge they are about to face in the valley is greater than they can possibly imagine...
Set in Tortall during the reign of King Jonathan III and Queen Thayet, Wolf-Speaker is the second book in The Immortals series, which chronicles the time when the world is invaded by immortal creatures and a girl is born with a magical gift that could restore the very balance of nature.