The Way of Thorn & Thunder: Volumes 1-3
by author: Daniel Heath Justice.
"What a treasure for anyone looking for heroes and adventure in a series based on Aboriginal philosophy and wisdom" - Richard Van Camp
The Way of Thorn and Thunder series celebrates its 10th anniversary with a special deal on a three-volume set. Pursue the epic adventure found in Kynship, Wyrwood and Dreyd: heroic fantasy tales based on Indigenous wisdom.
The Everland has been home of the forest-dwelling Kyn and the other Eld-Folk since time immemorial, a deep green world of ancient mystery and sacred shadow. The wyr-powers of the Kyn and their kith have preserved this lush region from the ravenous greed of Humanity for over a thousand years, since the catastrophic Melding that merged their world with the mortal world of Men, but those powers are now under siege, for the assimilationist Kyn Shields seek to purge their people of the wyr, seeing only savagery in its mysteries and in its guardians, the Wielders. As the power of the Shields grows—and as the hungry eyes of Men turn once more to the Everland and its rich bounty—the leaders of the seven nations of the Folk gather together to seek a way of surviving the growing storm.
Born into a town dominated by the Shield creeds, Tarsa'deshae, a headstrong Kyn warrior, awakens to the long-suppressed wyr-ways after an act of courage goes horribly awry. Exiled from Red Cedar Town, and struggling to understand her new calling as a Wielder, Tarsa is swept into a dangerous world of political and spiritual struggle, where the old wyr-ways of the Greenwalkers clash with the fragmenting intrigues of the "civilized" Shields and their allies. As the Everland is torn apart by treachery and the ever-encroaching threat of Humanity, the Redthorn Wielder and her companions fight both flesh and spirit to heal their wounded world.
Never since the Melding have the Folk faced such danger. Will their roots hold fast, or will they be lost upon the storm?