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After their coming of age cerimony, Tarrant Hawkins and his three friends discover a scouting party that could signal the beginnings of an invasion from the north. They then travel to the capital city where on their way they come across a sword that makes the user invincible, but at the eventual cost of his life and/or sanity. When they arrive in the capital, they are assigned to travel on a counter strike and stop the invasion before it begins.
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Plot & Themes

FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   fantasy world/fantasy past Coming of age    -   Yes Youngster becomes    -   great warrior    -   an adult (general) Tech./$$$/Info hunt    -   Yes Stealing/recovering/destroying    -   magical weapon Inner Struggle    -   Yes Plotlet:    -   search for identity/new understanding War or Invasion    -   Yes Major kinds of combat:    -   hand to hand    -   sword fights    -   magical battles Adversaries are…    -   giant monsters Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   unemployed Age:    -   a teen


Terrain    -   Water    -   Mountains    -   Forests 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?    -   explicit references to deaths Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only    -   descript of kissing How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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