Book Review of The Tombs of Atuan (Earthsea Cycle, Bk 2)

The Tombs of Atuan  (Earthsea Cycle, Bk 2)
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Imagine being taken away from your family, being told you are the reborn priestess and must spend out your life guarding the tombs of the nameless.

Being led into a life of servitude to Gods you are told exist, but never really get to see actual evidence of.

Then one day you find a stranger in your catacombs. He doesn't belong there, but you're intrigued and choose not to sacrifice him to your Gods, but keep him a live. From him you learn many things about lands you've never seen, and the truth behind the lies you've been told your whole life.

I liked this story better than the first. Our primary character, through legends she's been taught, teach young Sparrowhawk about a mystery from the first book, and he teaches her more about the tombs and God's she serves. It seems a few years at least have passed between the first book and this. He's grown even wiser, and has learned more about the world in general. Becoming wiser and more gentle, giving him great patience and strength.