Lioness Rampant is the fourth and final installment of The Song of the Lioness— a quartet set in the Tortallan Universe by Tamora Pierce. The book offers. Finally a squire now, Alanna’s developing breasts pose a set of problems. With half of the palace on the verge of discovering her secret, what will she do?. Lioness Rampant. Book Four in The Song of the Lioness. “I’m not sure I want to be a hero anymore.” Having achieved her dream of becoming the first female.

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Thom dies, drained of life by Roger’s spell.

In keeping with the habits of the later books which are considerably inferior to the first twoWe see the following: The series is most definately unique in the world of fantasy directed to girls;the sex is frank, the main character has the unique attributes of red hair and violet eyes but is at one point described as short and stocky, she works to callous her hands, and has chosen the road that will most definatly at the end of her life leave her with a great deal of physical scars.

Alanna is such a great, powerful, honest, stubborn, determined hero. Feb 16, Catie rated it it was amazing Shelves: You’ve just ended things with your Shang lover that you picked up at an Inn without so much as a by-your-leave; you happily send your first lover off to be married to his new hot Princess; and you haven’t had a good heart-to-heart with your middle lover in a year.

She knows to give the longer explanation so Alanna knows Thayet isn’t shirking her duty, and that, more than anything, is what convinces me that Thayet will be a great queen.

The end of the book just didn’t touch me like I suppose rampantt author meant. Alanja I essentially did something to destabilize the kingdom. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. And he wants to be just rather than just going easy on people. She shows she’s smart and diplomatic just by the way she explains to Alanna why she cannot take the Jewel for Sarain. Meanwhile, Thom is rapidly poisoned by his own magic, by its interaction with that of Roger.



T – English – Chapters: See all reviews. This novel, the fourth in The Song of the Lioness quartet, brings to a close the story of Alanna of Tremond, a young girl who wants to be rampantt knight. But yeah, mostly I like it. This audiobook can be listened to on: Protector of the Small.

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There’s a real choppiness between the first and second half the book, and while view spoiler [the notion of Roger back from the dead provides a chilling villain and a necessary one, I think, since it allows Alanna to face how far she’s grown in a way a new villain wouldn’tthere’s a lot of unforgivable vagueness around why Thom thought Roger–Roger, rampabt all people!

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I just, feel like at the very least Alanna needed to yell at him for it. Jonathan is now King of Tortall, and her archenemy has risen from the dead thanks to her twin brother. That one only need strive and not give up to make the linoess they want to see happen in the world.

Lioness Rampant (Song of the Lioness, #4) by Tamora Pierce

The Decline and Fall by Galia reviews Alanna and Numair discuss the declining quality of their unauthorized memoirs and other Tamora Pierce fanfiction. And she must work quickly. While the first was fun, I liked the second half better. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? The Realms of the Gods The Immortals. Jan 31, Andree rated it really liked it Shelves: Of course, maybe if there’d been more focus on it, it would’ve been TOO much and I wouldn’t have liked the relationship as well as I now do.

There just wasn’t enough time: She must recover the Dominion Jewel, a legendary gem with enormous power for good — but only in the right hands.

Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. That the relationships are ultimately abo In a lot of ways, this is my favorite of the Alanna books. How legends aren’t created by any one person, but rather all the other people. Alanna once again leaves — this time, in search of the Dominion Jewel, to bring back to Tortall and to prove herself as a true knight. Gary loves being Prime Minister and running a government!


I read the four books back to back, thoroughly engrossed in the story. Daughter of the Clayr. I was born in South Connellsville, PA.

Of course they’ll defeat the whatever it was in the first book. Works by Tamora Pierce. After the insurgents are captured, Alanna ramlant to the Bazhir to rest and clear her head, also to grieve for her brother, Liam and Faithful.

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It’s not just Alanna’s courage, her fighting abilities, and her noble heart, but this story that supports self-exploration and discovery, whether that be through traveling, learning new cultures, or falling in love, which makes the series such an icon.

Alanna makes cameos in the other quartets.

The final book in the Song of the Lioness Quartet is also the saddest. This is one of those series where you’re left with a chunk of your heart missing. I loved fantasy, and she introduced me to fantasy with heroines who take charge of their own lives. Aw, I’m all verklempt now.

I have to admit I amazed that some how in my adolesence of female oriented fantasy reading I never picked up the Alanna Quartet.

One alann in particular was hard to take but I think predestined not the one that was obviously predestined, that was obvious as daylight and quietly done. A Collection of Tales. I semi-remembered Buri and Thayet.

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