Synopses & Reviews
At last, Alanna of Trebond has become the first female knight errant in Tortall. She sets out on an impossible quest to find the Dominion Jewel, a legendary gem that, in the right hands, has limitless power for good. But while she searches for the one thing that can save her war-torn country, her nemesis returns from the dead and begins to wreak havoc. Only Alanna has the power to prevent Tortall's utter destruction...
In this final verse of the Song of the Lioness quartet, Alanna grows from heroine into legend.
"Full of slam-bang action...young readers will rejoice." Kirkus Reviews
"Alanna's fans will be pleased to see their heroine triumph in all the ways that matter." School Library Journal
"It has the appeal of good winning over evil and of the resilient courage of a believably heroic female protagonist." The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books