The End of the Game Author:Sheri S. Tepper In one volume: Jinian Footseer, Dervish Daughter and Jinian Star-Eye. — Fourteen-year-old Jinian has no interest in joining the True Game; that is for Gamesmen like her brother Mendost. She would prefer to stay unnoticed and study the wize-art but Mendost's treacherous Gamesplayig suddenly thrusts her in to the center of a Game that gets more d... more »angerous and more confusing by the minute.
First she is kidnapped by Mendost's enemies. Escaping , she enters the sad, dying Chimmerdong Forest - and hears its astounding plea. And then she learns that someone powerful and unknown wants her dead! But it isn't until a fairy tale creature appears and acts out a children's rhyme that Jinian realizes the truth: she's caught up in a Game that may take her far beyond the limits of the True Game...into ancient mysteries thought only the stuff of legend...« less