By Bryan Perro
"A shrewdpermanent selection for die-hard delusion fans. . . . lovers of Cornelia Funke's Inkheart trilogy will approve."--Booklist
Amos Daragon's existence alterations without end the day a mermaid offers him a masks in a position to harnessing the power of the wind—and appoints Amos because the new masks Wearer. His activity: to discover the mask for the opposite components, earth, hearth, and water. basically then will Amos be totally empowered to conflict the evil forces that threaten to break the stability of nature and plunge the area into darkness.
To satisfy his future, Amos needs to make his technique to the mysterious woods of Tarkasis. yet a depraved sorcerer is terrorizing the land, trying to find a cranium pendant that was once stolen from him—a pendant that conceals a mystery weapon. what is going to Amos do while the pendant falls into his palms? Will Beorf, a boy who can morph right into a undergo, and Medusa, a snake-haired gorgon, change into pal or foe? and should Amos grasp any of his newfound abilities as masks Wearer in time to stand a powerful enemy? His chanllenges are nice . . . and they are simply beginning.
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It was Barthelemy. ” asked the weary knight as he walked in. “These thieves want to leave without paying,” said the innkeeper. “They inhaled the fragrance of my soup and refuse to pay for it. ” Barthelemy recognized the Daragon family. “You came to the wrong place, my friends,” he told them. “This inn is probably the worst one in all of Bratel-la-Grande. According to our laws, this man is right; all travelers who stop at the Goat’s Head are swindled in the same way. He uses our laws to his advantage.
Then an even greater happiness befell them after they settled in the kingdom of Omain, the birth of their child. But the miserable twelve years that followed had been a horrible experience that they now wanted to forget. Two weeks into their journey north, the Daragons met a knight on the road. He sported a large sword, his shield was adorned with a blazing sun, and his armor sparkled as bright as a mirror. ” he shouted. ” Urban Daragon cordially introduced himself and explained that he and his family were headed north to Berrion.
As anticipated, it wasn’t long before Edonf reappeared with his two guards. ” he shouted. “I’ll slash your belly open! ” Calmly and unnoticed by Edonf and his men, Amos went to the small barn. He grabbed the ears of the donkey and looked straight into its eyes. “Donkey, give me some gold! ” he commanded. Edonf and his guards went first into the cottage. They looked around quickly. Then, as they were rushing toward the barn, Amos’s voice stopped them short. ” “Let’s approach silently,” said Edonf to his guards.