Thursday, August 22, 2013
The Stuff of Legend: Book 3: A Jester's Tale
But to open the story we see a naval battle between a ship of the Boogeyman's navy and a pirate called the Laughing Ghost who looks like the anti-Jester. Just like the classic Star Trek episode where two men chased each other to their deaths because one
Harmony, Percy and Quackers are still trying to find The Boy (though Percy continues to undermine the effort) and their quest leads them to the Indian Lands, too. The Boy and his unnamed companion are also headed to the Indian Lands, having escaped the town where they were held and, after some misadventures spurred by the unnamed's risky behavior, found passage on a train, which happens to then be commandeered by a contingent of the Boogeyman's troops.
A lot happens in this book and there's a lot more yet to come. Maxwell and Scout don't even appear
Of course, the Wilson art remains stellar and evocative both the era (WWII) and Dark where it takes place. Raicht and Smith continue to keep the reader wanting more in this very engaging story. It's no wonder it's a New York Times best seller.