Synopses & Reviews
Am I a bad person, then, for wanting to fight to protect what I believe in?
During a dire battle against the Skinners fearsome creatures that strip living things bare Daine and her mage teacher Numair are swept into the Divine Realms. Though Daine and Numair are happy to be alive, they are not where they want to be. The wars continue to rage at home in Tortall, where Daine and Numair are desperately needed to fight a growing number of strange foes led by their old enemy, Ozorne. Trapped in the mystical realms Daine discovers her mysterious parentage and as these secrets of her past unravel, the treacherous way home is also revealed Daine and Numair must call on the menacing dragons for help. So they embark on an extraordinary journey home, where the fate of all Tortall rests with Daine and her wild magic.
"Fans of the earlier titles will appreciate this satisfying conclusion." School Library Journal
School Library Journal Daine...is an ideal heroine -- adventurous, intelligent, and gifted with magical powers, yet down-to-earth and kind to anyone who is not an open enemy.
andlt;bandgt;During a dire battleandlt;/bandgt; against the fearsome Skinners, Daine and her mage teacher Numair are swept into the Divine Realms. Though happy to be alive, they are not where they want to be. They are desperately needed back home, where their old enemy, Ozorne, and his army of strange creatures are waging war against Tortall. andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; Trapped in the mystical realms Daine discovers her mysterious parentage. And as these secrets of her past are revealed so is the treacherous way back to Tortall. So they embark on an extraordinary journey home, where the fate of all Tortall rests with Daine and her wild magic.
Pierce has captivated the imaginations of readers everywhere with her 12-part saga set in the magical medieval world of Tortall. Now reissued in hardcover, these books allow longtime fans and new converts to discover a land of enchantment, legend, and adventure.
About the Author
Beloved author Tamora Pierce has written a great number of books, including The Song of the Lioness quartet, The Immortals quartet, The Circle of Magic quartet, The Protector of the Small quartet, The Circle Opens quartet, the Trickster series, andlt;iandgt;The Will ofandlt;/iandgt; andlt;iandgt;the Empressandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;Melting Stonesandlt;/iandgt;, and the Beka Cooper series.andnbsp; She lives in New York and can be visited at TamoraPierce.com.