Erak's Ransom (Ranger's Apprentice, Book 7) by John A. Flanagan

By John A. Flanagan

What does it suggest to earn the Silver Oakleaf? So few males have performed so. For Will, an insignificant boy, that image of honor has lengthy felt out of achieve. Now, within the wake of Araluen’s uneasy truce with the raiding Skandians comes notice that the Skandian chief has been captured by way of a deadly wilderness tribe. The Rangers are despatched to unfastened him. however the wasteland is like not anything those warriors have visible prior to. Strangers in an odd land, they're brutalized via sandstorms, overwhelmed via the unrelenting warmth, tricked by means of one tribe that performs by means of its personal principles, and unusually befriended by way of one other. Like a desolate tract mirage, not anything is because it turns out. but something is continuous: the bravery of the Rangers.
during this red-hot experience, winner of the Australian booklet of the yr Award for Older little ones, John Flanagan increases the stakes at the sequence that has already bought hundreds of thousands of copies around the world.

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I regretted snapping at Robbie, but sometimes his Big Brother act went too far. Still, Robbie had always been that way—jealous, overprotective, forever looking out for me, like it was his job. I couldn’t remember when I first met him; it felt like he’d always been there. The cafeteria was noisy and dim. I hovered just inside the door, looking for Scott, only to see him at a table in the middle of the f loor, surrounded by cheerleaders and football jocks. I THE IRON KING 37 hesitated. I couldn’t just march up to that table and sit down; Angie Whitmond and her cheerleading squad would rip me to shreds.

Taking that as an invitation, I started toward him, weaving my way past the tables. He f lipped out his iPhone, pressed a button, and looked at me with half-lidded eyes, still grinning. A phone rang close by. I jumped a bit, but continued walking. Behind me, there were gasps, and then hysterical giggles. And then, the whispered conversation that always makes you think they’re talking about you. I felt eyes on the back of my head. Trying to ignore it, I continued down the aisle. Another phone rang.

The Courts are restless. ” The nurse turned, putting both hands on her hips, her voice chiding. “I’m surprised you haven’t given her the mistwine yet. She is sixteen today. ” “I know, I know. ” The shadow sighed, putting his head in his hands. “I’ll take care of that later this afternoon. ” “Resting,” said the nurse. “Poor thing, she was traumatized. ” A chuckle. “The last kid who drank one of your ‘mild’ sleep potions didn’t wake up for two weeks. ” The nurse’s reply was garbled and broken, but I was almost sure she said, “She’s her father’s daughter.

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