For 14-year-old Evan MacKeth, the arrival of Julian Antony
Vorenius at the Fief in O’Byrne seems to promise a welcome respite from the
boredom of another summer spent with his mother. Instead, Evan finds himself a hunted fugitive, driven into the
desolation of the Iarlaithe Mountains by his half-brother Osric and the
Priesthood of Moloch.
a hidden valley, Evan grows to young adulthood under the protection and
tutelage of Julian, who teaches the bitter, angry boy the way of the warrior
and the mysterious truths about the One True God, Iosa Christus, and the
Warriors He calls into battle.
But then the goblins come, and the pair finds themselves
back in Glenmara where Evan’s desire for vengeance separates him from his
mentor. Alone, he sets himself on the path to kill his half-brother, now High
King Osric and to reunite with his childhood sweetheart, Ivrian Ceallaigh.
Yet powerful forces are pulling him in the opposite
direction, and soon Evan realizes that his path must lead to a blue-eyed girl
named Aine and a terrifying battle against a creature from the very heart of
The Study Guide provides the following exercises for students:
words of varying complexities and usage are included in the Vocabulary
section of each chapter. This allows students to study the words in
manageable blocks as they complete the reading.
Word Studies from each chapter go beyond simple definition and usage to
cover historical perspectives and give the student a broader context of
terms and how they apply to actual historical periods. Although Warrior
of the Son is a work of fantasy, much of its fictional world is based
upon models from real life. Word Studies provide a deeper
understanding, not only of the relationships within the story, but of
history as well.
Throughout the text, discussion of relationships between characters,
their approach to the social, political, and religious influences
surrounding them, their motivations, goals and desires, are provided by
way of simple questions.
Biblical Principles: In each chapter, a Scriptural focus is assigned for study and discussion.
Literature and Writing skills: Student essays provide the opportunity to explore the overall message of the book and allow students to share their views.
Vanquished through Faith, Obedience and the Power of
the One True God, the Glamorth is no more, but Evan MacKeth is unprepared for
the cost of victory. Crippled from his terrible wounds, he languishes in the
palace, where his only solace comes from the bright eyes and soft smile of Aine
But Shadows begin to stir. The hand of darkness
moves from many quarters, and a terrifying mystery threatens to destroy
everything Evan has come to love.
Rebellious Dukes make a bloody
bid to seize the kingdom. King Osric Murchadha and a handful of loyal followers
hold fast the fortifications of the Sceir Naid while chaos spreads throughout
the land. Amidst the beginnings of civil war, Aine Ceallaigh is kidnapped by
Eowulf Fitzwarren, and an intrepid band attempts a desperate rescue.
Yet beyond the selfish ambition of man, a deeper evil
threatens Glenmara; the Red Goblin Klabaga turns his wrath against the world of
human-men. On the rolling meadows of Clon Miarth he pits himself against Evan
MacKeth in a battle to decide the future of both goblins and men.
Torn between the desire of his heart and the Will of
Almighty God, Evan must make a terrible choice, upon which rests the fate of
the entire kingdom.
Called by the One True God to Nezadsahr, the
dark City of Blood, Evan MacKeth is prepared for hardship and danger. But he is
not prepared for the treachery of the young girl to whom he tries to bring the
witness of Iosa Christus. Enslaved and sold into the living death of the
sulphur mines his fate becomes inextricably entwined with the girl who betrayed
him, the slaver who plans his ransom, and the mighty Khan of Xulanct.
Civil War rages across Glenmara. Forces prepare for the battle that will decide the fate of the kingdom. Amidst the sinister plots of Moloch's High Priest, Anwend Halfdane faces an old enemy, and young Martin Reamon must make a decision that will define the remainder of his life. In the midst of impending disaster, Aine Ceallaigh gathers a group of redoubtable warriors for a final stand against impossible odds, and the measured tread of marching legions echoes across the war-torn land.
THE GOBLIN HUNTERS BOOK SIX At the command of High King Osric, The Queen's Own Legion marches to the deserts of Xulanct. Aine Ceallaigh and her Maidens take up the Cross and begin a harrowing journey through the Iarlaithe Mountains where their fates intertwine with those of Martin Reamon, Braslav Tlapinski, and Anwend Halfdane. Evan MacKeth follows the Call of Almighty God toward an uncertain future, and the Red Goblin Klabaga gathers allies for a decisive battle against the world of men.