Months after she has been healed from the Enemy Sickness that afflicted her in Trail of the Dead, Lozen and her family have gathered a community around them in Valley Where First Light Paints the Clif
Months after she has been healed from the Enemy Sickness that afflicted her in Trail of the Dead, Lozen and her family have gathered a community around them in Valley Where First Light Paints the Cliffs and have begun to rebuild. Lozen knows danger still stalks them and she intends to be ready to defend her people, but she hopes to avoid killing another human being - though gemod monsters are not off the table.
Miles away, the remaining Ones plot Lozen's demise, and a threat Lozen thought she'd eliminated comes closer. And a newfound power will complicate everything for Lozen.
Masterful storyteller Joseph Bruchac delivers a satisfying conclusion of the acclaimed Killer of Enemies series.
View Biographical note
JOSEPH BRUCHAC is an award—winning storyteller, poet, and author of more than one hundred twenty books for adults and young readers. His work, which often draws on his Abenaki ancestry, has won numerous awards, including ALA Best Books for Young Adults, Boston Globe—Horn Book Honor, National Wildlife Federation Award, and multiple state association awards. He and his two grown sons work extensively on the preservation of Abenaki culture, language, and traditional Native outdoor skills. Bruchac has also taught martial arts for more than thirty years, focusing in particular on the martial art of Indonesia, Pentjak Silat, in which he holds the rank of Master. Bruchac lives in Greenfield Center, New York.