In the fantastic land of Markovy east of Europe, in the Iron Wood, which is filled with werewolves and other unpleasant creatures, in the house of the dreaded Bone Witch, lives a young orphan girl named Aria. She is a good and obedient girl, though she has a vivid imagination.Her life is changed forever one day when a foreign knight, Sir Roye de Roye, from the mythical land of France enters the forest pursued by enemies, carrying with him the most precious object of the kingdom, the egg of the Firebird. Aria falls in love with Sir Roye de Roye and saves him, and it becomes her mission in life to restore the egg to the firebird's nest. And so she and her knight set out on a wonderful quest, filled with spectacle, romance, and hairsbreadth escapes, to save the land and find a life together.
- Hardback | 320 pages
- 160 x 233.7 x 30.5mm | 589.68g
- 16 May 2006
- Tor Books
- United States