Green Rider (Paperback)
|Author: Kristen Britain|
|Originally published: New York: Daw Books, 1998.|
From the Publisher:
After an unexpected confrontation with a dying knight who claims to be a Green Rider, young Karigan G'ladheon becomes the unlikely bearer of a vital message to the king, on a mission during which she faces assassins and other deadly dangers. Reprint.Karigan GÂ'ladheon, running away from school, is traveling through a deep forest when a galloping horse pounds up to her, its rider impaled by two black-shafted arrows. With his dying breath, he tells her he is a Green Rider, one of the magical messengers of the King. Before he dies, he makes Karigan swear to deliver the message heÂ's carrying, and gives her his green coat, with the symbolic brooch of his office. Pursued by unknown assassins, following a path only her horse seems to know, Karigan becomes a legendary Green RiderÂ?for when given to the right person, a RiderÂ's brooch awakens the magic insideÂ?.