I saw the moon crack and open like an egg, and a seethe of transparentbeasts emerged. . . I heard a sound like thunder inside the earth and the ground shook and broke open like a vast stony maw. It spat out fire and I saw wolvesfalling into a molten gold stream. . . I made my way along the ancient tunnel, following Maruman, whoran lightly ahead of me. I did not ask how he had come to be here. Hewas the Moonwatcher as I was the Seeker. This was where we had beendestined to come together.
Before Elspeth Gordie can continue her journey to find Sentineland prevent it unleashing the horrors of the Great White, she must fight free of a strange prison, where people are laid to sleepforever or cling to a suffocating existence, believing the worldbeyond their walls is already utterly annihilated. But at the end of her journey, nothing is as she imagined. She isdrawn into the struggle for a kingdom, only to find the Destroyeris at the heart of the turmoil, waiting for her. Somehow she must do what she has sworn to do, for the sakeof the world and all of its creatures. She must complete her quest,no matter what it costs . . .
The highly anticipated dramatic conclusion to the much-loved Obernewtyn Chronicles from award-winning and bestselling author Isobelle Carmody. Drawing to a close the journey of Elspeth Gordie and the Misfits, The Red Queen will surprise and thrill readers right to the very last page.
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