This is a good story that will be liked by older teens and adults. It has its share of mythological creatures like birdmen, centaurs, giant poisonous hounds and more along with all the human races in the tale. It is a great book to learn about friendship, loyalty, and what the power of knowledge can bring to a child until he turns into a man.
Erech is the prince of Pelasgoi and the next king of his people. As such he is taken from his home when he is ten years old to be trained in the customs of other kingdoms within the Temple of Bal. Many hardships come to him there, none less than the time he was naked, being readied for sacrifice in the Temple of Bal. (more…)