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The Jumper Chronicles

By W. C. Peever
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  • Publisher : Savant Books and Publications
  • Isbn : 0984117555
  • Pages : 296
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 840
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"Six thousand years ago the Norse Gods were forced to leave their creations on Earth to fight an epic civil war. They charged the Druids of Britton with the protection of the human race while they were away, imbuing them with all of their abilities. The Gods never returned, and their abilities were passed down through the ages. Twelve year old Charlie Burrows is one of the most powerful of these descendants; he just does not realize it. That is, until today. The fate of humanity and the life of the father he never knew lie in the balance as he and his new friends struggle to discover the truth about the object that Merlin hid in both space and time"--P. [4] of cover.

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  • File Pdf: merlin-s-mistake.pdf

Book Summary:

Brian and Tertius set out on a quest to find a wizard and save a kingdom from an evil knight All his life, Brian has craved a grand adventure. On his sixteenth birthday, he meets the young traveler Tertius and knows it’s a sign that his adventure is about to begin. Tertius is on a mission to find a wizard to teach him magic, and Brian promises to help him. But before they can begin, the two must pass through Meliot, a small kingdom with a terrible problem: every year, it must pay tribute to the wicked Black Knight, or else he will cut off the king’s head. When Brian falls in love with one of the king’s twin daughters, he’s ready to do whatever it takes to win her hand in marriage, even if it means finding the one knight prophesied by Merlin to destroy the Black Knight and rid Meliot of his evil forever. With the help of a mysterious old woman, Brian and Tertius set out from Meliot, both swearing to help the other with his mission. But they know their journey will be far from easy. If the two boys can persevere, they may discover that sometimes, what you seek is right in front of you all along.

Mythic Dawn Issue 1

By Carolyn Emerick,Various Authors
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Carolyn Emerick
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages : 76
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Reads : 359
  • File Pdf: mythic-dawn-issue-1.pdf

Book Summary:

Mythic Dawn is a journal of European mythology and folklore. This publication features a range of writing genres. The majority of the content is non-fiction discussion and analysis of myth and folklore. Also featured are personal essays and section for original poetry. This issue is packed with a wonderful cross section of European mythos, from legends, to mythology, to how folk belief turns up in historical accounts. This journal will take you on a fascinating journey into the legends, lore, beliefs, and customs of our European ancestors!

KING ARTHUR

By Rosalind Kerven
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : eBook Partnership
  • Isbn : 1912924641
  • Pages : 59
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reads : 813
  • File Pdf: king-arthur.pdf

Book Summary:

Text from the international bestseller, originally published as an illustrated book by DK. This was recommended by the American Library Association: "e;the legend of Arthur as you've never seen it"e;; attracted full-length features in the Sunday Times and the TES - and sold almost quarter of a million copies in 14 countries. A beautifully written retelling of the complete King Arthur story, brought dramatically, vividly and very readably back to life. Perfect for all ages from 9 to adult. Authentically based on the iconic medieval work, Malory's 'Morte d'Arthur', it covers all the important episodes:* The sword in the stone* How Arthur obtained the magic sword Excalibur* His marriage to the noble Guinevere* The coming of the Knights of the Round Table* Merlin and the Lady of the Lake* The evil enchantments of Morgan le Fay* Sir Lancelot's love affair with the Queen* The Quest for the Holy Grail* The last battle* The promise of Arthur as the 'Once and Future King'Reviews of the first edition: - "e;a delightful retelling of the story which manages to bring the story alive and captivate the reader"e; (Goodreads)- "e;This king Arthur book is amazing...although this is aimed at children as an adult King Arthur fan I think this is one of my best King Arthur books as it summarises the Malory version of the legends"e; (amazon.co.uk) - "e;I recommend this book to those who like Arthurian Mythology"e; (amazon.com)- "e;chronicles the legend...simply and accessibly... both entertaining and informative"e; (Dispatch Online)- "e;vividly brought to life"e; (Northwest Evening Mail)

Fantasy

By Lucie Armitt
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Isbn : 1317196414
  • Pages : 196
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Reads : 654
  • File Pdf: fantasy.pdf

Book Summary:

Fantasy provides an invaluable and accessible guide to the study of this fascinating field. Covering literature, film, television, ballet, light opera and visual art and featuring a historical overview from Ovid to the Toy Story franchise, this book takes the reader through the key landmark moments in the development of fantasy criticism. This comprehensive guide examines fantasy and politics, fantasy and the erotic, quest narratives and animal fantasy for children. The versatility and cultural significance of fantasy is explored, alongside the important role fantasy plays in our understanding of ‘the real’, from childhood onwards. Written in a clear, engaging style and featuring an extensive glossary of terms, this is the essential introduction to Fantasy.

Merlin’s Handbook for Seekers and Starseeds

By Margaret Doner
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Isbn : 1491717122
  • Pages : 166
  • Category : Self-Help
  • Reads : 264
  • File Pdf: merlin-s-handbook-for-seekers-and-starseeds.pdf

Book Summary:

Offering a unique approach to spiritual integration and self-mastery, Merlin’s Handbook for Seekers and Starseeds presents techniques to release karmic ties, integrate past life information, understand galactic karmic imprints, and attain mastery by reawakening your divine gifts. Based on author Margaret Doner’s twenty years of experience as an angelic channel, past life regression therapist, and healer, this guide challenges you to awaken and remember knowledge that may be deeply buried within your soul. From angels to demons, Merlin’s Handbook for Seekers and Starseeds touches upon all these topics and more as it assists you step by step to release fear and return to mastery. Doner offers personal vignettes and clients’ stories to reinforce the idea that only by sharing what we experience with one another do we draw closer and learn how to love without judgment. With exercises to expand awareness, Merlin’s Handbook for Seekers and Starseeds can help you learn to trust yourself, your heart, your intuition, and your common sense. It is about growing up and taking responsibility for your choices. It is about learning to love more deeply and awaken compassion for yourself and others.

King Arthur

By Rodney Castleden
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Isbn : 1134373767
  • Pages : 280
  • Category : History
  • Reads : 283
  • File Pdf: king-arthur.pdf

Book Summary:

King Arthur is often written off as a medieval fantasy, the dream of those yearning for an age of strong, just rulers and a contented kingdom. Those who accept his existence at all generally discard the stories that surround him. This exciting new investigation argues not only that Arthur did exist, as a Dark Age chieftain, but that many of the romantic tales - of Merlin, Camelot and Excalibur - are rooted in truth. In his quest for the real King Arthur, Rodney Castleden uses up-to-date archaeological and documentary evidence to recreate the history and society of Dark Age Britain and its kings. He revives the possibility that Tintagel was an Arthurian legend, and proposes a radical new theory - that Arthur escaped alive from his final battle. A location is even suggested for perhaps the greatest mystery, the whereabouts of Arthur's grave. King Arthur: The Truth Behind the Legend offers a more complete picture of Arthur's Britain and his place in it than ever before. The book's bold approach and compelling arguments will be welcomed by all readers with an interest in Arthuriana.