Fear strikes the citizens of Haven at the diminishing of their holy tree, and they determine that the only way to fend off the impending dark is to set about making their own light. There are plenty of trees in the forests of Aeinor to burn. But what happens when the timber has been consumed and the great tree has failed?
Could it be that one will emerge who will uncover the prophecies of old and seek the promised light?
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By Amazon customer on 04-06-16
Incredible voice talent, compelling story!
Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?
Absolutely! Everything about this book is wonderful. Anyone who likes C.S. Lewis or Tolkien will be captivated by the beauty of this story and the quality of its telling.
Who was your favorite character and why?
Engelmann! I don't want to give too much away, but that guy is my hero. Also the way that Topping narrates him is just wonderful. This is a story of hope, and Engelmann teaches it well: “But my boy, that is precisely why the hoping is both so costly and so painfully beautiful. For hope requires a surrender of your dependence on lesser things, and a trust in the greatest."
Have you listened to any of Mark Topping’s other performances before? How does this one compare?
No, this is my first, but he is amazing!!!
Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?
There are many moments in this story that move me. Iolanthe's encouragement to Cal in the grove is probably the scene that resonated with me most of all. "It is not of consequence to me how fierce or how feeble your resolve has been. For you sought, and you have found, and the result is freedom."
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By Robert on 23-06-17
absolutely amazing story, Triplett has done a fantastic job of weaving this story of hope in the face of evil and shedding light on all of the challenges and struggles that accompany such an epic adventure, and with the captivating voice of Mark topping you feel as if you were in the land aiénor sharing in the adventure. all in all an instant favorite and highly recommended 10/10
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