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Contains three stories which comprise the second of the three-part Deltora Quest series of books.
* Contents derived from the Lindfield,Chatswood - Gordon - Castlecrag area,Sydney Northern Suburbs,Sydney,New South Wales,:Scholastic Press,Scholastic Press,2007 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
'The Shadow Lord's evil tyranny has finally ended. But thousands of
Deltorans are still enslaved in the Shadowlands, the Enemy's own
terrifying and mysterious domain. To rescue them, Leif, Barda, and
Jasmine, heroes of the quest for the Belt of Deltora, must find a weapon
powerful enough to combat the Shadow Lord's magic. According to legend,
the only thing the Shadow Lord fears is the Pirran Pipe. But does the
mysterious Pipe still exist?' (Source: publisher website).
Lief, Barda and Jasmine are desperately searching for the three parts of the fabled Pirran Pipe, their only hope of saving thousands of Deltorans held captive by the evil Shadow Lord. They have already risked their lives to gain the first part of the Pipe. Now they must find the second. As their loved ones left behind in Del stuggle in a thickening web of rumour, suspicion and treachery, the companions move on to the mysterious island of Auron. They have been warned that terrible dangers await them. But nothing can prepare them for the reality of what is to come.
Two parts of the fabled Pirran Pipe have already been found by intrepid companions Lief, Barda and Jasmine. Finding the third and final part of the Pipe on the emerald isle of Keras, is the key to survival for the thousands of Deltorans enslaved in the Shadowlands. Can the three adventurers complete the Pipe? And can the Pipe be made whole? Or is there a trap ahead for the brave threesome? Filled with doubt, Lief, Barda and Jasmine go forward knowing that whatever happens their quest will end in the darkness and horror of the Shadowlands itself.