Unicorns' Opal: Book
Two of Sword of Heavens by Richard S. Tuttle
Superb Read Highly recommended 5 stars
Unicorns' Opal Book 2 Sword of Heaven
series is another in the exceptional series produced by talented
writer Richard Tuttle. Tuttle’s quick wit, unprecedented use of
words and fertile imagination all serve him well in crafting works
of singular interest. Writer Tuttle sets lusty, creditable
characters against a backdrop of spectacle, resonance and redolence.
Tuttle’s characters are all beset with the foibles of us all.
They experience happiness, disappointment, defeat and victory with
much the same behavior as any of us might. And, that is exactly what
makes Tuttle’s books a joy to read. Whether human, unicorn, bird
and evil mage we can identify with the character and the
Filled with the fast-paced action, industrious
behavior and thoughtful dialogue typifying each of Tuttle’s works Unicorn’s
Opal Book 2 Sword of Heaven series does not disappoint. The
reader is carried along on an exciting ride from the opening lines
as the young adventurers awaken to a lovely sunrise. Told in twenty
six chapters the excitement continues right on into the battles,
escapades and at last the finding of the opal.
Tuttle adds a map of the known world, and a recap
of Sword of Heaven for those who have not yet read that book.
I found this to be one of the best of Writer Tuttle’s works to
Synopsis: (May reveal
much of the plot)
The sapphire belonging to the Sword of
Heaven proved magical for the five collapse children in the first
book of this series. Darkness is now a thing of the past as the
Alcea Rangers search for the second gem. This time they must locate
the opal of the Unicorns. The fairies recognized the mark on
Arik’s chest and have sworn fealty to him. Before long Dark
Riders, the Black devils approach. The southern pass is blocked,
Sarac does his best to trick the collapse children. Kaz the unicorn,
Jenneva and her fire glue and Tanya all prove to be more than
expected. When Jenneva is severely injured Tanya throws off all
restraint to try to save her friend's life. Before entering the
valley of the unicorns Tedi and Arik are reunited not only with the
parents they knew in the small village of their boyhood, but also
with Arik’s true, royal, parents.