By Terry Brooks
Ben vacation, mere mortal became monarch of the magic country of Landover, has grappled with various contenders for his throne, yet not anything can have ready him for the main daunting of challengers: his headstrong teenage daughter, Mistaya. once you have suspended from an unique deepest college in our global, Mistaya is decided to renew her genuine education—learning sorcery from court docket wizard Questor Thews—whether her mom and dad love it or no longer. Then, horrified repulsive Landover nobleman seeks to marry her, Mistaya comes to a decision that the single technique to run her personal lifestyles is to run clear of home.
So starts an eventful odyssey peppered with a powerful dragon, recalcitrant Gnomes, an inscrutable magic cat, a good-looking librarian, a sinister sorcerer, and various slender escapes as destiny attracts Landover’s intrepid princess into the thick of a secret that may placed her mettle to the test—and in all likelihood deliver the dominion to its knees.
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Then she rang the doorbell it wasn't a button but an actual bellpull. She could hear chimes inside, but nobody answered. She knocked and rang with greater authority. Every minute she kept expecting the door to open to reveal Mrs. , petite, gravelly-voiced, blue-haired, dressed in an old cotton housedress. But it didn't happen. Nobody came. Mary-Lynnette stopped being polite and began knocking with one hand and ringing with the other. It was somewhere in the middle of this frenzy of knocks and rings that she realized she was frightened.
Mark began hanging back as they walked down the weedy path to the house. " "Okay. Right. Look, why don't you take those shears and sort of go around back-" "And look at the Sasquatch grave while I'm there? Maybe do a little digging? " "Fine," Mary-Lynnette said calmly. "Then hide somewhere out here and hope they don't see you when they come to the door. " Mark threw her a bitter glance and she knew she'd won. " Mark just waved a dismissive hand at her without turning around. When he was out of sight, Mary-Lynnette knocked on the front door.
Chiloquin Road was right off Kahneta, the road her own house was on. The road Mrs. 's house was on. It was only two miles from Burdock Farm to Chiloquin. There couldn't be any connection. Unless the girls were burying the little green man who'd abducted Vic and Todd. But it bothered her. Two really strange things happening in the same night, in the same area. In a tiny, sleepy area that never saw any kind of excitement. I know, I'll call Mrs. B. And she'll be fine, and that'll prove everything's okay, and I'll be able to laugh about all this.
A Princess of Landover by Terry Brooks