Imperial China in 5BC was a divided country where belief in religions; mysticism and politics were interwoven together. 10 year old Su Ling, growing up in poor surroundings was soon to discover that ‘the honour’ bestowed on her by her parents meant abandonment to the work-rooms of the local Grand Administrator in his vast complex of buildings. In the workhouse, the disciplined lifestyle required stamina and sacrifice. She was later transferred to The Temple of the Heavenly Bird where she was to become a ‘chosen one’ for a secret esoteric group and educated in the ancient mysteries. Through two traumatic episodes in her life, where the sense of loss overwhelmed her; there gradually came a transformation. The quiet obedient child became a fierce creature who felt betrayed by the group she had sworn an allegiance to. Her rage knew no bounds as she risked her own life by expressing her contempt for her Masters’ and colleagues alike. After a supernatural disclosure about the torment she had suffered; there gradually came a sense of peace which enabled her to continue to carry out her duties helping to fight evil within the temple, and throughout the country beyond.
Merry meet, fledgling. I trust this guide will serve you well... Every vampyre fledgling who arrives at the House of Night receives a copy of The Fledgling Handbook 101, and now, fans can have one, too, with this gorgeous must-have edition. Inside you'll find original stories, the complete vampyre history, inside info into rituals, vamp biology, and the Change, and much more.
The perfect companion to Jane Langton's "The Fledgling," this study guide contains a chapter by chapter analysis of the book, a summary of the plot, and a guide to major characters and themes. BookCap Study Guides do not contain text from the actual book, and are not meant to be purchased as alternatives to reading the book.
Fledgling, Octavia Butler’s last novel, is the story of an apparently young, amnesiac girl whose alarmingly un-human needs and abilities lead her to a startling conclusion: she is in fact a genetically modified, 53-year-old vampire. Forced to discover what she can about her stolen former life, she must at the same time learn who wanted—and still wants—to destroy her and those she cares for, and how she can save herself. Fledgling is a captivating novel that tests the limits of "otherness" and questions what it means to be truly human.
Merry meet, fledgling. Welcome to a new life, a new world, and a new you. Welcome to the House of Night! This might seem like a scary time, Fledgling, but never fear! As you start your journey through the ancient halls of the House of Night, this indispensable handbook will aid you in your transition from human to fledgling. Within these pages you will find invaluable information about the history of vampyres. You will also come to a better understanding of your body's transformation, as well as read words of hope from great vampyres of the past and learn essential foundations of rituals and lore. Now, Fledgling, read on. A new life awaits you; your path to that magickal future begins here!