Title: The Seventh tower "The Fall"
Author: Garth Nix
Type: Science Fiction
Publication date: 2000
Number of Pages: 195
Plot Summary This book is a Science fiction book that is the fist of a series of books called The Seventh Tower. It starts out with a boy by the name of Tal Graile-Rarem receiving word that his dad was missing on a mission that he was doing for the queen. And that is when every thing goes down hill. This is because his dad has the only good sunstone that will allow Tal to pass into the world of Aerian. Aerian is the world where a boy goes to receive his spirit shadow when he turns fourteen. Right now he as what is called a shadow guard, the shadow guard is his actually shadow only it can independently
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Now there is only one way left for him to get a sunstone and that was to climb up one of the towers and past though the black nothing ness to the top where sun stones can be found. Everything was going well he had maid it to the top and then all of a sudden this shadow guarding came out and began to attack him. As he did this it caused Tal to lose his footing and he fell off. The next thing he knew he was fling around in the nothing ness. His shadow guard had caught him and was slowly gliding through the nothing ness and on to the ground. When they finally land Tal realizes that he is nowhere near the castle and he had enter the cold wasteland out side of the castle. With the help of his shadow guard he begins to walk back to the castle be pretty soon the coldness and exhaustion gets to him and he gets knocked unconscious. When he wakes up he finds himself on a ship that is gliding across the ice he was picked up by a bad of nomad people who live out in the wasteland. After talking with them and tell them what has happened they decide to help him for his sake and theirs. Theirs because their sunstone that provides their only light is beginning to dim and where out. So the send Milla a strong girl with him to go back to the castle. But on their way back to the castle they run into a wild animal and Milla gets severely hurt. But then another group of nomads come and pick them up and that is where the story ends. So I guess if u want to find out what