The epic voyages proceed in The Tree of Water, the fourth event in bestselling writer Elizabeth Haydon's acclaimed myth sequence for younger readers, The misplaced Journals of Ven Polypheme.
As Royal Reporter of the land of Serendair, it's the responsibility of younger Charles Magnus "Ven" Polypheme to trip the area and search out magic hiding in simple sight. yet Ven must break out the clutches of the nefarious Thief Queen, ruler of the Gated urban, whose minions are attempting to find him. His pal, the merrow Amariel, has the suitable technique to his quandary: Ven and Char will subscribe to her to discover the area underneath the sea.
As they trip throughout the sea, Ven reveals himself surrounded by way of wonders more than he may have ever imagined. however the great thing about the sea is greater than matched via the risks lurking inside its depths, and Ven and his acquaintances quickly become aware of that during order to save lots of hundreds of thousands of blameless lives, they might need to sacrifice their very own. For every little thing within the ocean must eat…
"A pleasant epic myth that may allure a readership either older and more youthful than the objective audience." ―Booklist (starred overview) on The Floating Island
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They traveled in silence for what gave the impression of hours. by the point the sea-Lirin guy got here to a halt, the sunlight had handed from at once overhead to deep into the western sky, and the shadows of the depths had darkened to a deep eco-friendly. The sunshadow had began to select up sundown shades, breaking the outside with crimson and orange haze. the fellow held up his hand for the lads and Amariel to forestall. Then he nodded to Coreon, who swam forward right into a darker a part of the reef. He back after a couple of moments. in the back of him used to be a line of sea-Lirin males, all armed with an identical form of merciless spears and crossbows. on the entrance of the road was once an vastly tall sea-Lirin guy with darkish kelp-like hair. His shoulders have been huge, and he wore a shield-like chest plate made of what gave the look of black rock carved like wings, the guidelines of which rose above his shoulders. It used to be transparent to Ven instantly that he was once the chief of the boys who have been following Coreon. Thrum pounded opposed to their ears, as though his voice used to be harsh and deep. “I am the Cormorant,” the fellow acknowledged. “The chief of this outpost. What are you doing within the sea, people? ” “They are with me—” Amariel started. “I didn't ask you, merrow. ” The Cormorant’s thrum darkened, and Amariel’s undersea voice choked off instantly. He grew to become to Ven. “I will ask you again—why are you right here? ” “We are going to the summer season Festival,” acknowledged Ven. It appeared the simplest of his many undesirable purposes. “Coreon says you might have wisdom of the interior of the Gated City,” acknowledged the Cormorant. “Is this real? ” “We’ve been there once,” Ven admitted. “Char and me, that is—not her. ” He pointed at Amariel. “You will let us know every little thing you know,” the Cormorant acknowledged. “Which is the person who triggered the sunshadow? ” The sea-Lirin guy gestured at Char. “That one. ” The Cormorant floated over. Ven may well see that, just like the merrow, the Lirin-mer had webbed hands, yet rather than a tail that they had legs clothed in trousers that regarded as though they'd been made up of sheets of kelp, and webbed ft. What could were the whites of his eyes on a human have been tinged in eco-friendly. The Cormorant stared down at Char as though looking ahead to one other sunshadow. “Well? ” “Urk,” stated Char. It used to be the one sound he used to be in a position to make. “Tell me of the Gated City,” the Cormorant demanded. Char opened his mouth. not anything got here out, yet seawater rushed in, and he started to choke. Ven attempted to get to his friend’s part, however the first Lirin guy swept him again along with his shell-tipped spear. The Cormorant’s nostrils flared in anger. “Enough of this,” he stated. “Take them to the Drowning Cave. ” thirteen The Drowning Cave “Stay calm, Char,” Ven idea as of the ocean Lirin seized his buddy. extra grabbed him a second later. “We haven’t performed whatever fallacious. ” “Yeah, that turns out to topic a lot,” Char responded. “Sorry, mate. My brain went absolutely clean. ” The Cormorant grew to become in disgust and swam off to the north. within the blink of an eye fixed he was once long past. The sea-Lirin infantrymen pressed their legs jointly, then gave a strong kick that seemed like the tail of a dolphin because it swims.