The book offers readers their first glimpse into other lands outside of Tortall , like Maren and Sarain. Contents [ show ] Plot introduction Alanna once again leaves — this time, in search of the Dominion Jewel, to bring back to Tortall and to prove herself as a true knight. But while successful in her quest to gift her homeland with the jewel, bad news greet her: Jonathan is now King of Tortall, and her archenemy has risen from the dead thanks to her twin brother. She sets out on an impossible quest to find the Dominiom Jewel, a legendary gem that, in the right hands, has limitless power for good.

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Re-read February Hey, my original review is pretty good. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. More characters are introduced also great. To whomever this may concern — pick it up. Every teen should read the series at least once. Because as it is, Thom felt more like a plot device than a character in the later books of this series. And the final scenes make me tear up every time. It was worth every single second to read.

How to write a great review. The only person he cares about at all? At the very least, it feels like there should be one more book in the Alanna series. So — stop fighting. I will say that I think this is the most fulfilling of the Alanna series, for me. She gave Alanna the magic sword, the magic jewel, the magic cat I remembered view spoiler [Jonathan using the jewel hide spoiler ].

Alanna shows up in The Immortals and then is mentioned in Protector of the Small as Kel follows her footsteps without hiding her gender. Nov 16, kris rated it really liked it. I alanns how proud the city is of him. I liked the heroic aspects, and how many references there are to the spread of stories and songs. This is an author a world you will never forget.

What did he think would happen when he called the sword to him? Better that you die and become a legend. Other books in the series. Follow the Author Of course Alanna would be able to pass as a boy with no problems. So in this book we have the addition of the character Liam, who is a Shang warrior. Related Posts


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The guards hid their smiles as they looked the noble over—in size the beardless youth could as well have been a squire, with only a shield to reveal his higher rank. They wondered aloud if the youngster could hold his lance, let alone unseat an opponent with it. Hearing them, the knight favored them with a broad grin. The guards, liking his reaction, fell silent. Most nobles dressed richly, but this knight wore well-traveled leather, covered with a white burnoose like those worn by the Bazhir of the Tortallan desert.


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Plot summary[ edit ] Noblewoman Alanna of Trebond , disguised as the boy "Alan", exchanges places with her twin brother Thom, to go to the royal palace in the city of Corus to train for knighthood, while Thom studies magic. She is the first female knight in centuries in the land of Tortall, after disguising herself as a boy throughout her training. Intelligent, handsome, charismatic, and decisive. Slain by her in the final book. Established a spiteful rivalry with Alanna, and left the palace in shame after she beat him in a fight. Graceful, intelligent, confident, and compassionate. Regarded as the most beautiful woman in the world.



Part 4 of Song of the Lioness series by Tamora Pierce 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 Alanna smiled. They walked through a passage to emerge in the training area for knights, squires, and pages. Raoul turned red. And why in the name of Mithros did you go to the Roof of the World? At this early hour only a few knights were out—Gary, Alex, Geoffrey of Meron. They gathered around, clapping her on the back and demanding to hear all of her adventures.


It details an adventure of the knight Alanna of Trebond , and her final battle between with her archenemy, Duke Roger of Conte. Alanna of Trebond — Heroine. Princess Josiane of the Copper Isles — a traitor conspiring with Roger. Si-cham — Priest of the Mithran Order who tries to help Thom overcome his illness. Marries Coram. Later marries Myles of Olau.

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