Velladriana Ral, a young slave from the distant land of Lyndria, has no idea of the mystical powers growing inside her. Through a daring rescue by Corwyn Du’Serradyn, an Oslyn cadet from the Glass Tower, Velladriana escapes her tormentors. Their destinies are now intertwined as Corwyn finds himself unwittingly appointed to protect Velladriana, whose powers can either save the future of humankind … or destroy it. This sets the wheels in motion, thrusting them into a quest far greater than either of them is truly prepared. With the odds stacked against them, they must make a long and treacherous journey in search of an enchanted destination called Mount Elderstone. Once there, they hope to find the answers they seek, but who can Velladriana and Corwyn really trust?
The Weavers Guild, whose ambitious and colorful members control the flow of information in the Known Kingdoms, utilize deception and intrigue to strengthen their grasp on the reigns of power.
Reese Pelingril, the lethal warrior running from the heartache and scandal of his own past, now finds himself caring for two youthful teens. Dolthaia, was forced to grow up in the perilous back alleys of Canodria, all the while searching for answers to the mystery of her life. Spoiled, juvenile Crispin Claxis, grandson of the famed wizard Prespertin Claxis, now must grow up (and toughen up) quickly if he hopes to survive and utilize the ability he carries within his own soul. All the while, Mama Weaver, the eccentric old lady of the forest, lends her unique insight to the quest.
In the east, the dark energy unleashed by the ancient battle of the Mourning Night grows from the ominous recesses of the scar torn into the world known as the Great Rift. In the west, kings, queens and nobility jockey for political and territorial supremacy. In the south, the enigmatic Lector Maars gains in power, gathering greater numbers of followers to join his mysterious cause as he hunts and seeks to destroy the dreaded Soul Wagons. While in the north, with the peak of the 1000-year magical Caredon Cycle upon them, Lord Cartigas and his dark army battle against time as they plot to dominate all the Strands of the Magics and conquer the world of the living. Only in finding the PRIDE and fulfilling the ancient prophecy will their goal of domination be reached. The entire world of Tarune is about to face an enemy the likes of which has never before been seen.
All this, as a young slave girl wrestles with the weight of the world on her shoulders and the truth of who she is. Velladriana’s abilities could mean the world’s salvation, or its doom. Either way, they could destroy her in the process. How great a price would you be willing to pay to do what is right?
This extraordinary saga of action, adventure and survival comes from the minds of debut authors Charles D. Carpenter and D.W. Jones. Read as they explode onto the literary landscape with the first book, Quest for Elderstone. This coming of age, epic fantasy for teens, young adults and people of all ages is filled with unique characters, heart pounding excitement, swords and sorcery, humor, shocking twists and blossoming romance.
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