The Seer and the Sword
Legend states that there exists a mighty sword that makes its possessor invincible to his enemies. But there is a curse on anyone who lifts the sword for conquest. King Kareed of Archeld goes after this sword anyway, winning it from the King of Bellandra. When he returns home from battle, he... show more
Legend states that there exists a mighty sword that makes its possessor invincible to his enemies. But there is a curse on anyone who lifts the sword for conquest. King Kareed of Archeld goes after this sword anyway, winning it from the King of Bellandra. When he returns home from battle, he brings his daughter, Princess Torina, two special gifts. One is a unique crystal, in which she can view visions of the future. The other gift is the defeated king’s son Landen, who is to be her slave. Torina immediately releases Landen, who becomes a member of the King’s army and her close friend.But trouble is lurking in the kingdom of Archeld and people are accusing Landen of plotting against the King. Torina refuses to believe he would hurt her family. Then Torina begins seeing deadly visions in her crystal. Can she save her father’s life and the future of her kingdom?
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: April 8th 2003
Publisher: Laurel Leaf
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, High Fantasy
, Historical Fiction
, Young Adult Fantasy
Series: Healer and Seer (#1)
I really wish that I could go back to the first time I read this book and write a review, but that was before I wrote reviews. Now I've read it so many times I don't even know where to begin or what to write. This book is the only one that rivals Harry Potter with the number of times that I've read ...
This was a great read. A Prince and Princess from different societies meet as slave and princess and through the bonds they forge here later events are shaped.
That's right - 5 FREAKING STARS!Review to come.
This is one of my favorite YA fantasies. I enjoyed reading the way the two characters fell in love. It was one of those stories that could be romantic without all of the kissing and such. I've never been a huge fan of the love at first sight type romances that are so prevalent in books. Although the...
This is one of my comfort reads. The writing quality isn't quite up to today's standard, but there's something about the storyline and characters that I just find really compelling, for some reason. I find myself going back to it again and again.