A very somber story. I had a hard time staying with it as it tended to bog down often under the weight of Weiland's quandries. This is the first of this author's offerings that didn't quite make the grade for me. I would think young readers would tire of it quickly, moving on to a faster paced adventure, elsewhere.
Weiland was less than a slave. Slaves are human, and he was a wolf, allowed to assume human form only when it suited the sorceress Daria.
Welland was less than a slave. Slaves are human, and he was wolf, allowed to assume human form only when it suited the sorceress Daria.
Daria kept an army of changelings -- mostly wolf but some lynx or weasel, a bear or two, and at least one rat. She used them to hunt and kill. And sometimes to pretend to be human, so she could pretend to be a lady. Weiland hated the lie almost as much as he hated the truth. Then he met a burglar, a thief named Shile, who offered to help him steal what he had never owned. His own troubled soul...