Birth of the Firebringer has ratings and reviews. Jennifer said: THIS IS THE BOOK I WAS BORN TO READ! I loved every beautiful moment, word, ima. Volume One of the Firebringer Trilogy Jan, the prince of the unicorns, is high- spirited, reckless-and the despair of his mighty father, Korr. Reluctantly. The Firebringer Trilogy by Meredith Ann Pierce is a Young Adult series of novels whose main Birth of the Firebringer; Dark Moon; The Son of Summer Stars.

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He was born under a dark moon, Aljan, prince of the unicorns, high-spirited, impetuous.

It’s been about 16 years now since I came across this book and I still love to read it to this if. As an adult this all sounds ridiculous, but it reinforced my survival strategy: I wish I had known about this book when I was 10! This book long predates such animal-based series as Warriors, and it far outshines them.

Sep 05, Jennifer Wheeler rated it really liked it. And the main character just whines and breaks rules and puts his herd in danger by pulling pranks for the entire first half of the novel. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.

Birth of the Firebringer (Firebringer, #1) by Meredith Ann Pierce

Jan is swept by the ocean thr a foreign land while Tek, pregnant with their offspring, flees from Jan’s father to the protection of her hermit mother. Wonderfully imaginative and vivid, this thr was a fantastic fantasy story.

I accidentally read this trilogy backwards. This was my favorite book because it started the process of my atheism. I would recommend this book to anyone who wants a coming of age story that lives outside the box, a unique fantasy, or just loves fantasy creatures.

I hope it will continue to work its way into the hands of the kids that need the very affirming messages it insidiously communicates. The untangling of the satisfying plot and Pierce’s ability to foster belief in her unicorns, consistently describing the action as these horse-like animals feel and sense it, are enhanced by her stately use of language and the sense of their history and culture which she creates and sustains.

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Jan’s journey is an escape from ingrained dogma. Earlier this week I asked a friend why I subject myself to things that inevitably leave me feeling what my generation is calling ‘triggered’, his response was that I appreciate beautiful things, even when they hurt me. There are no men in this series although something like them are mentioned at one point and the world is lovely. The Catholic hell is populated with stillborn babies, saintly people raised in other religions, and indigenous people living beyond the contact of Western missionaries–I knew this.

Dispatched from the Birtn in 2 business days When will my order arrive? Still, I love Pierce’s writing and find her worldbuilding absorbing, so I’m not at all sorry I read these. But it firebrinher such a firebringef disappointment.

Aljan’s destiny is as his name, which means “Dark Moon,” and is tied to an ancient prophecy and an ancient evil.

When I was in 7th grade the school library was getting rid of old firrebringer and my friend grabbed the absolute last horse book available.

Book I of the Summer King Chronicles. You need to login to do this. Sci-Fi and Fantasy Table of Contents: Miraculously, though, they are always if, and as they travel through the Pan Woods, across the Great Grass Plain, and finally to the sacred Hallow Hills, Jan senses another presence, one who goes her own way without fear or favor from the unicorns or their enemies. Earlier this week I asked a friend why I subject myself to things that inevitably leave me feeling what my generation i One of the best books I’ve read in a long time.

Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Reluctantly, Korr allows Jan to accompany the other initiate warriors on a pilgrimage. The second book is great, but the third one sadly falls flat. Terry experiences motion sickness while reading in the car, and the noise of the cabin made it difficult to understand podcasts through the small speaker we’d brought tge us, so he did much of the driving while I read to him over the roar of the highway.

Reluctantly, Korr allows Jan to accompany the other initiate warriors on a pilgrimage. Though Meredith Ann Pierce bkrth clearly thought through the rules under which her society of unicorns should operate, there is brth about this book, the first in the Firebringer trilogy, that doesn’t quite click.


Birth of the Firebringer – Pierce Meredith

Super awesome warrior unicorns with magic and visions and prophecies and ancient mortal enemies that they sing songs about and what I’m saying is that this book is awesome and you should read it.

I, like Jan, was so close to my own religion that I ignored its obvious contradictions and deficiencies by habit. It was what led me to other authors, like McCaffrey, and my continued descent into UF and the entire paranormal genre. Soon Jan’s curiosity leads him, along with his friend Dagg, and their mentor, the female warrior Tek, into the greatest dangers-deadly gryphons, sly pans, wyverns, pards, and renegade unicorns. It may be unusual, having all-animal protagonists, but Pierce describes things so beautifully, I’ll bet you’ll have no problem relating to the characters and imagining life as a unicorn!

Ok, I’ll admit it. Then I forgot about it until recently and just found the first book at HPB. Trivia About Birth of the Fire The way she took a nonhuman sentient species and This was the first true fantasy story I ever read as a youngster.

This article needs additional citations for verification. Author could have a done a bit more fact-checking or research on equines, but not a really big deal. Firebringe of the Firebringer. You’ll be flying through the pages and before you know it, you’ll be finished, awed. One character says a little scathingly that unicorns cannot or dare not do anything outside of the Ring.

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These unicorns talk, act, think and grow as main characters, not as afterthoughts, and their actions may surprise a reader versed in traditional unicorn mythology. Our favorite toys for everyone on your list.

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