A World Without Heroes
Beyonders Series, Book 1eBook - 2011
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ORLReads_SalmonArmYouth May 07, 2011
This is a fantastic book of adventure that will appeal to both boys and girls. Jason’s quest is interesting and full of cool creatures and characters. From the very first quote, full of irony, I knew I would enjoy Mull’s sense of humour. There was a chapter near the end of the book where I was la... Read More »
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green_snake_2003 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 8 and 14
navy_dolphin_421 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 12 and 16
TrueCanadianGirl thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 8 and 15
Trumpet_King thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 99 and 10
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Jasher grinned. "Trust me. To venture into the swamp without means of repelling the insects is not merely inconvenient. It borders on suicide. Some of the pests are poisonus; some carry diseases. The stink should suffice to keep the insects away."
"And the bears," Jason said. "And the skunks. And the girls."
"You better be. It's pretty sore. Do you have any idea how many times I've been drugged or knocked unconscious lately? I've probably lost a million brain cells."-Jason
SummaryAdd a Summary
Jason Walker has often wished his life could be a bit less predictable--until a routine day at the zoo ends with Jason suddenly transporting from the hippo tank to a place unlike anything he's ever seen. In the past, the people of Lyrian welcmoed visitors from the Beyond, but attitudes have changed since the wizard emperor Maldor rose to power. The brave resistors who opposed the emperor have been bought off or broken, leaving a realm where fear and suspicion prevail. In his search for a way home, Jason meets Rachel, who was also mysteriously drawn to Lyrian from our world. With the help of a few scattered rebels, Jason and Rachel become entangled in a quest to piece together the word of power that can destroy the emperor, and learn that their best hope to find a way home will be to save this world without heroes.