Illustrated by Nathan Pinnock
Orson Scott Card weaves a tale of a mythical family's upheaval, showing the consequences of misplaced hopes and what happens when people let themselves become disconnected from one another.
Somewhere between medieval fantasy and contemporary fairy tale, a dark story turns into light. Ultimately, we see that it is never too late to escape from a dream gone bad.
s the days passed, she found herself talking more and more to one man, a mirror wizard in a far-away country. He said she had a beautiful soul. He wrote her poetry. He cared about her. When she spoke to him, she felt young and beautiful again. His name was Stephen.
Text Copyright © 1999 Orson Scott Card
Illustrations Copyright © 1999 Nathan Pinnock
Published by Gibbs Smith Publisher