Synopses & Reviews
As the promise of peace dies, and two peoples are drawn inexorably into war, Auraya is unable to avoid being caught up in the conflict, while the Wilds embark upon a quest for secrets buried long ago. In her new role as protector of the Siyee, Auraya meets a mysterious woman who makes an irresistible, dangerous offer, and as more plots and schemes of the Pentadrians are foiled, the White send Siyee into Southern Ithania to retaliate. The gods allow Auraya to accompany them, but only at price almost too high to pay. And she is not the only one anxious to acquire the divine secrets... In the turmoil that follows, she faces a shocking decision that could overturn Pentadria forever.
Auraya, now the protector of the Siyee, is reluctantly drawn into the heart of a terrifying conflict between the immortal Wilds and their dangerous and mysterious adversaries, in the epic conclusion of the fantasy trilogy. Original.
Canavan delivers the concluding book in the extraordinary epic fantasy trilogy featuring a young woman who becomes an avatar of the gods. Original.
Unable to avoid being drawn into the terrible conflict, Auraya, now protector of the Siyee, fears she will be unable to meet the conditions of the all-powerful gods she once served. And an offer from a mysterious woman may be impossible for Auraya to refuse, but, if revealed, would brand her an enemy of the gods. Now, the immortal Wilds will not be deterred in their quest for powerful, long-buried secrets. But they have deadly adversaries who also seek the world-shattering truth . . . and it may appear in a form that no one anticipates.
About the Author
Trudi Canavan is the author of the bestselling Black Magician trilogy—The Magician's Guild, The Novice, and The High Lord—as well as Priestess of the White and Last of the Wilds, Books One and Two of her Age of the Five trilogy. She lives in a little house on a hillside, near a forest, in the Melbourne suburb of Ferntree Gully in Australia. She has been making up stories about things that don't exist for as long as she can remember, and was amazed when her first published story received an Aurealis Award for Best Fantasy Short Story in 1999. A freelance illustrator and designer, she also works as the designer and Art Director of Aurealis, a magazine of Australian Fantasy & Science Fiction.