Lioness Rampant - Song of the Lioness 4 Book Summary and Study Guide

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Alanna of Trebond and Olau is a young woman in the country of Tortall who has dreams to become a knight. In doing so, she disguises herself as a boy for eight years of her life. After her identity is revealed to the kingdom by her archnemsis, Roger of Conte, she goes out of the capital and begins searchng for adventures. Alanna then meets a sorcerer who gives her a map that set a "path to her destiny". The map contained information to the Roof of the World in order to get the Dominion Jewel that, in the right hands, can bring prosperity to the land, or can bring total destruction to evil hands. Alanna then decides to get the Dominion Jewel for the glory of her kingdom of Tortall. She has many stops on the way, including meeting a beautiful exiled princess, a Shang warrior, and an elemental. In the end of the book, Alanna marries her long time friend George, the King of Theives who competed for Alanna with Prince Jonathan. She slays Roger, brings peace to her kingdom, and ends up having a happy ending.
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The review of this Book prepared by Camille London

In the fourth book of the Song of the Lioness Quartet, Alanna of Trebond goes on a quest to find the Dominion Jewel. With the jewel, Jonathan, now the soon-to-be king of Tortall, can hopefully show his people that his reign is not cursed. Unfortunately, there are those plotting to overthrow the king, and Alanna and her friends must find them before they can succeed.
The review of this Book prepared by Melissa Cookson

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Descript. of chases or violence 30%planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 10% FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   fantasy world/fantasy past Political power play    -   Yes Political plotlets    -   saving govt/kingdom from external overthrow Tech./$$$/Info hunt    -   Yes Stealing/recovering/destroying    -   magical artifact Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   warrior/knight Age:    -   20's-30's If magical mental powers:    -   can talk to animals    -   fire/lightning/weather cntrl    -   can cast many different spells    -   healing


Terrain    -   Mountains A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:    -   humans in a primitive/fantasy society Planet outside solar system?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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