The Crow Author:Alison Croggon Hem is a rough and weary orphan whose brutal struggle for survival ends when he's reunited with his lost sister. Maerad, though, has her own destiny to fufill, and the two must soon part. Hem is sent to the golden city of Turbansk in the south, where he learns the ways of the Bards and discovers a hidden gift when he rescues a white crow. But wh... more »en the forces of the Dark threaten, Hem flees with his protector, Saliman, and a young orphan girl named Zalika to join the Light's resistance forces. He, too, has a crucial role to play in Maerad's quest to solve the Riddle of the Treesong.
In the Third Book of Pellinor, which continues the epic tale begun with THE NAMING and THE RIDDLE, Alison Croggon creates a world of astounding beauty overshadowed by a terrifying darkness as Hem- and, distantly, Maerad- prepare for a final battle in defense of the Light.« less