Henry Atwood is still in the sixth form of Medwardine school. He is intrigued by new arrival, Rudi Burlesdon, red-headed, sullen and alienated. Henry likes to help, but once again gets way out of his depth, for in Rothenia a new spirit is rising and Rudi is not the boy he appears to be.
Picking up from the ending of Part 1, Luno and Tobias must work together to defeat the great evil that threatens the lands of Thymestrys. What could stand in their way? An Angel? A Demon? A God? A mix of the two?
Raven is a thief, probably the best one. He is hired by mysterious clients to obtain a rather peculiar object -- a dark-green, oval-shaped rock. He is tempted to accept the offer even though the rock belongs to one of the most influential, powerful, and cruel men in the world.
Larry is a sloth. He's also got ADD (Attention-Deficit Disorder), which for a sloth can be a strange combination, to say the least. Larry is tired of living with the biased that comes with his animal form and wants to be able to experience life just like everyone else. So he does something very Un-Sloth like and goes to a club one night. He realizes why sloths don't party, even sloths as strange as him. He's about to leave the club when he sees a handsome man, one of the best looking he's ever seen - oh, he's also a wolf, and his mate.
For Ian Ferri, getting the boy of his dreams required more than dumb luck. It required planning. Preparation. Patience. And a willingness to do whatever necessary, in order to win over a boy he didn't even know. His journey is one of perseverance, courage, and - most of all - love.
Timmy rides back to Nags Head with Pate after a real estate development meeting in Richmond. The two partnered in presenting the housing concepts to the audience and found that they had a natural chemistry. Timmy’s boss is adamant that his staff not socialize with clients, such as Pate, however fate has interceded and the fellows decide they must follow their hearts. They become the boys of summer but will it last into the fall when Timmy’s boss finds out about the relationship?
"Tragic Genius" is the fourth and penultimate book in "The Trial", a series beginning with "Shadow Honor". In this book, we follow the early days of the Demon War, and focus on the stories of Neredos and Veil predominantly, but with many other familiar faces as well. What does it take to make a leader, and how do the horrors of war twist a person's mind? How do we fight for good, life, and peace in a world full of evil, death, and pain? This is the heart of what The Trial means.
Coming home from school one day, 17-year-old Matias Madsen is asked to take a seat, as his Mum has some important news...
What he learnt that afternoon, changed his life completely around, and a few days later, he and his mother were on a flight bound for Norway, a very unexpected journey, that would change his life forever.