By Lynne Reid Banks
A medieval tragedy and story of retribution -- The Dungeon is a strong tale from a author of serious ability and potency.
The ghosts of his prior hang-out the tyrannical laird, Bruce McLennan. pushed away by means of his thoughts, he units off on a wild trip the world over. After many adventures, and bringing with him his chinese language slave-girl, Peony, McLennan is drawn again to Scotland and the darkish and terrifying dungeon he has ordered to be outfitted underneath his fort.
As Peony starts off to discover friendship with Fin, a tender solid lad, her grasp turns into an increasing number of captivated with revenge and, after a bloody conflict, McLennan's thirst for vengeance twists in a brand new course. Who will he throw into his hellish dungeon? the single he hates, or the person who, unknowingly, he has come to like?
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Publisher's observe: This 2011 Errantry Press booklet variation, on hand purely to readers outdoor North the USA, follows the textual content of the 1st US variation, the 2002 Harcourt alternate Publishers hardcover.
A medieval tragedy and story of retribution -- The Dungeon is a robust tale from a author of significant ability and potency.
The ghosts of his earlier hang-out the tyrannical laird, Bruce McLennan. pushed away by way of his thoughts, he units off on a wild trip internationally. After many adventures, and bringing with him his chinese language slave-girl, Peony, McLennan is drawn again to Scotland and the darkish and terrifying dungeon he has ordered to be equipped underneath his fortress.
As Peony starts to discover friendship with Fin, a tender reliable lad, her grasp turns into increasingly more keen about revenge and, after a bloody conflict, McLennan's thirst for vengeance twists in a brand new course. Who will he throw into his hellish dungeon? the single he hates, or the one that, unknowingly, he has come to like?
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Together, you’re more than enough to change the world without us. So from now on, David and I are here to stand in your way. You see, freedom has a way of destroying things. -Tally Youngblood DOWN AND OUT “Moggie,” Aya whispered. ” Something moved in the darkness. A pile of dorm uniforms rustled, as if a small animal stirred underneath. Then a shape slipped from among the folds of spider silk and cotton. It rose into the air and floated toward Aya’s bed. Tiny lenses gazed at her face, curious and alert, reflecting starlight from the open window.
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