Dark Moon

Mass Market Paperback | June 23, 2003

byMeredith Ann Pierce

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Volume Two of the Firebringer Trilogy

He was the youngest prince the unicorns had ever known: Aljan son-of-Korr, Dark Moon. A silver crescent on his brow and a white star on his heel were tokens that one day he was destined to become the legendary Firebringer—but Jan had no knowledge of fire, nor of where to find it.
 
Swept out to sea while defending the unicorns, Jan is washed up on a distant shore, only to find himself the revered captive of a strange race of two-foots who treat him with awe, even as they hold him against his will. It is here that he witnesses the magic of fire for the first time and, even more importantly, discovers how he himself can create it. But can he escape and bring the knowledge back to the unicorns in time to same them?


“Carefully plotted, with satisfying action and fully developed, intriguing characters, this is sure to please fantasy lovers.”—Booklist

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Volume Two of the Firebringer Trilogy He was the youngest prince the unicorns had ever known: Aljan son-of-Korr, Dark Moon. A silver crescent on his brow and a white star on his heel were tokens that one day he was destined to become the legendary Firebringer—but Jan had no knowledge of fire, nor of where to find it.   Swept out to sea...

Meredith Ann Pierce is one of America's premiere fantasy writers.  Along with her Darkangel books, the Firebringer Trilogy is among her best and most well-known work-but it has never been in paperback.  This classic saga of Jan, the warrior unicorn prince and his herd's only hope, is compelling reading for horse lovers, fantasy fans, a...

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Format:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 6.9 × 4.3 × 0.6 inPublished:June 23, 2003Publisher:Penguin Young Readers GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0142500577

ISBN - 13:9780142500576

Appropriate for ages: 13 - 17

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Another great book Second in the trilogy this delves deeper into the unicorn culture with Aljan being the Firebringer. He is now recognized as the saviour of the unicorns and he finds himself falling in love for the first time. Ahh and we all know how ackward being a teenager in love can be. He is soon on an adventure where he meets pans and unicorns without horns. He is shocked and he is kept as a slave because of his uniqueness. Another excellent read and leaves you wanting to know what happens next.
Date published: 2008-05-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from WOW!!!!! This book is the best of the trilogy although they are all amazing...If you want a book with amazing characters and a fantastic plot then this book is for you.
Date published: 2004-01-12

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"A lush and romantic sequel."—The Horn Book

“Carefully plotted, with satisfying action and fully developed, intriguing characters, this is sure to please fantasy lovers.”—Booklist