The Tree of Water (The Lost Journals of Ven Polypheme)
The epic voyages proceed in The Tree of Water, the fourth event in bestselling writer Elizabeth Haydon's acclaimed fable 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 commute the area and hunt down magic hiding in simple sight. yet Ven must get away the clutches of the nefarious Thief Queen, ruler of the Gated urban, whose minions are attempting to find him. His buddy, the merrow Amariel, has the best strategy to his quandary: Ven and Char will sign up for her to discover the area underneath the sea.
As they trip throughout the sea, Ven unearths himself surrounded by way of wonders more than he may have ever imagined. however the great thing about the sea is greater than matched by way of the hazards lurking inside of its depths, and Ven and his associates quickly become aware of that during order to avoid wasting hundreds of thousands of blameless lives, they could need to sacrifice their very own. For every thing within the ocean must eat…
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Anywhere,” he stated doubtfully. “It’s two times the creature’s size.” “Of path it could,” Amariel persisted. “Octopi are very powerful, you recognize, and intensely smart.” “You’re correct approximately that,” Ven agreed. “I used to listen to fishermen speaking approximately them in Vaarn, and the sailors of the Serelinda in addition. It’s very tough to deliver domestic an octopus from the ocean. they could open locks on their cages and squeeze during the tiniest of holes a lot smaller than would appear attainable. The mariners have an expression for.
Ball at an excellent undersea citadel. It used to be unusual, crouched at the flooring of the ocean, looking at because the men-of-war attempted to flee the leatherback turtles. the colours of jellyfish have been attractive opposed to the moonshine, red and eco-friendly and orange and white, like blown glass and ribbon sweet. the way in which they swim is so lovely, like a flower beginning and shutting, so the large ceremonial dinner gave the look of a grand dance of varieties from lower than. in fact, now not from the jellyfishes’ viewpoint, I’m definite. The leatherbacks.
via his thrum. the ocean dragon laughed nastily. “Dragons are territorial beings, jealous or even sometimes a section possessive.” Lancel hurriedly lower back the figurehead to her position in his assortment as he spoke. “But at the same time violent and damaging as a few of us can be—and i have to admit, i'm between those that prefer to rip issues up a great bit—a dragon might by no means kill or deliberately damage one other dragon, irrespective of how vehemently it hates its fellow beast.” “Why is that?” the large.
not see the wandering spirit, then begun following the tiny markers within the gleaming direction back. After it slow, they misplaced song of time. The kelp packets the Cormorant had given them have been nearly long gone. there has been no plants left within the sea, and no fish that they'd have thought of consuming, no matter if there has been how to capture them. thankfully, their starvation had vanished in addition to the sunshine, and now they made their means at midnight, fascinated by the pathway, with all different techniques of an international.
Shook his head, attempting to transparent it, however the vibrations of the tree, and the dragon, the molten bubbles of lava, the explosions of fireworks, and the strain of the ocean all pressed opposed to his spirit shape so demanding that he felt it may well explode and vanish. “That’s why I got here the following, to the Trenches. yet i used to be trying to find my very own miracle. i'm attempting to keep the lifetime of my friend.” “I can comprehend that,” Dyancynos stated. “I, too, am attempting to keep the lifetime of my friend.” “Who is your friend?” The.