The Realms of the Gods

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Simon and Schuster, Sep 1, 2003 - Juvenile Fiction - 277 pages
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"Am I a bad person, then, for wanting to fight to protect what I believe in?"
During a dire battle against the Skinners -- fearsome creatures that strip living things bare -- Daine and her mage teacher Numair are swept into the Divine Realms. Though Daine and Numair are happy to be alive, they are not where they want to be. The wars continue to rage at home in Tortall, where Daine and Numair are desperately needed to fight a growing number of strange foes led by their old enemy, Ozorne. Trapped in the mystical realms Daine discovers her mysterious parentage and as these secrets of her past unravel, the treacherous way home is also revealed -- Daine and Numair must call on the menacing dragons for help. So they embark on an extraordinary journey home, where the fate of all Tortall rests with Daine and her wild magic.
 

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Great fantasy with a touch of romance

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This is my favorite immortals book, other than the first one. In this one, more immortals are unleashed on Tortall, one being the 'skinners'-monsters that can rip anything of its skin with a touch ... Read full review

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I am a student at DRHS and I am currently reading this book. I very much enjoy it, the setting and situations are very different from other fantasy books I have read. The writing and sense of place is superb! I give this book 5 stars.

Contents

Prologue
1
Meetings with Gods
30
Dreams
56
Travelers
83
The Bridge
107
Chess Game
134
Falling
160
Dragonlands
187
The Battle of Legann
214
Judgments
245
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Author Tamora Pierce was born in South Connellsville, Pennsylvania on December 13, 1954. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Pennsylvania. Her first book, Alanna: The First Adventure, was published in 1983 and she became a full-time author in 1992. She writes fantasy books, mainly involving young heroines, for young adults. She is the author of numerous series including Song of the Lioness; The Immortals; Circle of Magic; Protector of the Small; The Circle Opens; Daughter of the Lioness; The Circle Reforged; and Beka Cooper. Her novel Battle Magic was a New York Times bestseller.

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