David Sullivan, a Georgia teenager, enjoys reading Irish myth. When he develops Second Sight, however, the reality of the Faerie world proves as dangerous as it is fantastic. When David?s brother is stolen and his uncle felled by Faery magic, David enlists friends Alec and Liz on the quest to save their lives. Cover art from Val and Ron Lindahn. David Sullivan, a north Georgia teenager, reads about the gods of Irish myth and enjoys fantasies drawn from these stories. When a chance encounter with a funeral procession -- viewed from an eccentric angle -- gifts him with Second Sight, however, the reality of the world of Faerie proves as dangerous as it is fantastic. When David?s brother is stolen and his beloved uncle felled by faerie magic, David enlists friends Alec McLean and Liz Hughes as companions on the quest to save their lives. ... The first of the series Tales of David Sullivan, Windmaster?s Bane was originally published in 1986 as an Avon paperback. This collector?s edition has been updated and re-written lightly by the author, but retains the charm and energy of the original. The new cover is from a painting by Val and Ron Lindahn, whose images have graced work by Piers Anthony, Isaac Asimov, magazines and movies. The Lindahns currently serve as judges in the L Ron Hubbard Illustrators of the future contest. Fantasy classic, grounded in the author?s extensive knowledge of Celtic lore and a Southern Appalachian sense of place. A new generation of fantasy lovers, awakened by Harry Potter and Tolkien, searches for books like this classic first book in the David Sullivan series. Gods of Celtic myth threaten the peace of rural north Georgia. David Sullivan finds the heros to save his family within himself and his friends.
A young man accidently gains the power to see that the Fae are real, as well as alive and well, and living in the north Georgia mountains! He finds his ability targets him by forces of the Sidhe and he must learn about them and gather allies before they destroy him and his family. A great young adult book. This did for the world of faeries what Interview With the Vampire did for vampires.