Protector of the Small #4Keladry of Mindelan has finally achieved her life-long dream of being a knight. But it’s not turning out as she imagined at all. With the land of Tortall at war with the Scanrans, she has been assigned to oversee a refugee camp. But Kel has had a vision in the Chamber—a... show more
Protector of the Small #4Keladry of Mindelan has finally achieved her life-long dream of being a knight. But it’s not turning out as she imagined at all. With the land of Tortall at war with the Scanrans, she has been assigned to oversee a refugee camp. But Kel has had a vision in the Chamber—a vision of the man behind the horrific battle machines that her fellow knights and friends are now fighting without her. She is torn between a duty she has sworn and a quest that she feels could turn the tide of the war. . .
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: August 26th 2003
Publisher: Laurel Leaf
Pages no: 411
Edition language: English
Series: Protector of the Small (#4)
Absolutely love this series. Great for both young girls and boys.
[spoiler] First Test What I didn't like: What the hell was up with the sparrows? No seriously, what was with the sparrows. Every time they were mentioned, I had to roll my eyes. The only reason they were there was to lead Kel to the spidrens. They literally served no other purpose to the story. They...
I love Keladry's series so much. This is a review of the whole quartet. In a lot of ways this could have been a repeat of Alanna's series. Girl wants to be a knight, finds a way to be a knight, and has to deal with bullies and challenges. However, Kel is such a different character and faces differen...
The final book in the Protector of the Small quartet finds Kel newly knighted and off to her first assignment, a command post nonetheless. The fact that her first assignment makes her a commander makes her more upset than anything else, first because she's nervous the more experienced knights and so...
While I still love the book, I guess this is my least favourite of the quartet. Not that it's not well written, it just gets repititious at times, and could probably easily have been 50-100 pages shorter. Long fight-scenes just aren't my cup of tea.Still charming though - I don't think Tamora Pierce...