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The 'Seldith' are a clan of
forest elves no taller than a mushroom. The live in the woods all around
at least that's what they tell me. These Seldith elves are unique in
that their clans worship The Truth. They maintain an enormous Book
of Truth which catalogs all
know facts gathered over the millennia. Their pages include stories of their
earliest existence and first-hand accounts of their exploits as well as the
laws by which they are to live. The Seldith believe that if something's not
in The Book of Truth, it does not exist.
The first book in the series
is The Owl Wrangler. It's a story about Hisbil, the son of Gollsaer,
his clan's Owl Wrangler. When
mysteriously disappears, Hisbil must take on
his father's perilous duty or face exile from the clan. Trying to
clear his father’s name, Hisbil gets help from his pesky little sister, who
can heal with a touch, a pretty and clairvoyant classmate, and an exiled
clansman whose motives are far from pure. Armed with little more than a wand
and a spell he’s never used, Hisbil and
his Seldith cohorts endure a harrowing odyssey of danger, deception and
battle until Hisbil finally discovers the real truth about his
calling, his father and his Seldith clan's Book of Truth.
continues in Guardians of the Sacred Seven when Hisbil has to take
his evidence to the Seldith Summit of Truth and defend himself before the
Ministers of Truth. Caught up in a violent plot he's faced with a terrible
choice--jeopardize the live of his sister and his friends or give up his
attempt to indict the sems behind the corruption. The result is utter
Quest for The Truth, as umans crush one Seldith encampment after
another, the elves are forced to flee into the forest looking for a safe
place to live. Perhaps their only refuge is to hide in the faerie kingdom.
Unfortunately, the Seldith have been taught to hate the faeries.