Sorcerers of the Nightwing - Ravenscliff 1 Book Summary and Study Guide

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Every kid is afraid that a monster lives in his closet, but for Devon March, the monsters are all too real. Ever since he was a young boy, he knew there were dark, evil things that would come slithering out across his floor, determined to drag him with them back down to their Hellhole. But Devon is no ordinary boy. He has many supernatural powers including moving objects with his mind, summoning incredible strength, and disappearing at will - and that is only what he knows he can do so far! Yet his powers, and the demons in his closet, remain for him unexplained mysteries.
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When Devon is fourteen, his father dies and he discovers that he is adopted and that he is being sent to Ravenscliff, a dark seaside mansion to live. There he learns that he a sorcerer of the Order of the Nightwing, a 3,000 year old tradition of mysticism and magic that fascinates Devon with its fabled history. But Devon's new family, the Muirs, forbid him from doing magic of any kind or of discovering anything about his past. However, how can Devon not do magic when demons and other people are attacking him from every side? Devon quickly discovers that a fearful demon, one of the Muir's ancestor's ghosts, has possessed a strange, 8-year old boy and that he wants to release all of the demons of the Hellhole. Although Devon is not sure how to go about it, he is determined to fight off the demons with his friends and to do whatever it takes to learn who he is...

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Descript. of chases or violence 20%planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 20% Tone of book    -   very upbeat FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   fantasy story on current Earth Coming of age    -   Yes Youngster becomes    -   a powerful magician Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Kid's book (ages 7-14) Family relations    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   a teen If magical mental powers:    -   can change shapes    -   fire/lightning/weather cntrl    -   mind reading    -   mind control    -   super strength    -   can fly    -   can cast many different spells    -   is very quick


Earth setting:    -   current (early 21st century) Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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