Birth of the Firebringer has ratings and reviews. Jennifer said: THIS IS THE BOOK I WAS BORN TO READ! I loved every beautiful moment, word, ima. Volume One of the Firebringer Trilogy Jan, the prince of the unicorns, is high- spirited, reckless-and the despair of his mighty father, Korr. Reluctantly. The Firebringer Trilogy by Meredith Ann Pierce is a Young Adult series of novels whose main Birth of the Firebringer; Dark Moon; The Son of Summer Stars.

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But it planted invaluable seeds in the garden of my sixth-grade brain, which would eventual sprout into critical thinking, objectivity, empathy, morality, and a global perspective.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. After many years I have found it again and it has proven firebirnger be everything I’d hoped it would be.

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Obviously, I would not have married him if his answer were “no. Wild Magic The Immortals Book 1. I daydreamed about unicorns for months. I ordered books two and three before I was halfway done with this one. Mass Market Paperback Verified Purchase.

The trilogy differs from many fantasy novels in that humans are not the focus, although in Dark Moon they play a major role. It doesn’t have arms to help him out. I think one of the things I liked about Pierce’s writing, and this book in particular, the most — was the worldbuilding. Like god is a giant unicorn playing Sims?? Slow to start, but once it gets going, you can’t put it down. I still have the original mass market paperback that I bought from the school’s book club.


Doesn’t matter if you’re a small child or a grown adult. Indeed, it’s worth noting that small children may need help understanding some of the concepts that the series presents. I thought the world building was done well and the characters had, well, character, which held up for me even as an adult. Typical misfit prince who doesn’t see things his father’s way.

When he follows the warrior unicorns on their pilgrimage, he accidentally leads his friend Dagg and a warrior named Tek through a series of dangers, culminating in a battle with a deadly wyvernthe hated enemy of the unicorns. Although his father is the prince of the unicorns, Jan worries that he isn’t worthy of his prophesied destiny and that he can’t live up to his father’s legacy.

In fact I’m sure I’ve read the entire series. The untangling of the satisfying plot and Pierce’s ability to foster belief in her unicorns, consistently describing the action as these horse-like animals feel and sense it, are enhanced by her stately use of language and the sense of their history and culture which she creates and sustains.


That of all the tens of thousands of species that exist on our relatively insignificant planet, the cosmic deity has ONE special favorite? English Choose a language for shopping. I never even knew there were sequels to it.

If I’m entirely honest, I must lay the blame for the greatest influence on my writing right here. I assumed firebringsr was because, well, unicorns. Dark Moon Meredith Ann Pierce. Books In This Series 2 Books. Page 1 of 1 Start Over Page 1 of 1. Fourthly, the unicorns don’t even have magic in this book. Dark Moon Firebringer Trilogy Book 2.

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Aljan’s destiny is as his name, which means “Dark Moon,” and is tied to an ancient prophecy and an ancient evil. Een boek dat je niet kan wegleggen! Upon his return to the Vale, Jan becomes his people’s battleprince.

Yet time after time they are rescued, leading Jan to wonder: Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new furebringer and customers.