Trail of Fate (Youngest Templar Series #2)

Trail of Fate (Youngest Templar Series #2)

by Michael P. Spradlin
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Trail of Fate 4.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 16 reviews.
Matthew Schneider More than 1 year ago
loved it its truely a great book
agapegrace More than 1 year ago
This book continues Tristan and company's quest to protect and safely deliver the Holy Grail. This installment is even more action-packed than the first, and it becomes more interesting as the characters develop and more vital characters are introduced. Upon meeting Celia, Tristian becomes completely enamored. She is so sweet and noble and somewhat defenseless without him, that he swears an oath to protect her, which in some ways contradicts his quest with the Grail. Meanwhile, Robard and Maryam, despite their tendency to pick at one another, truly come to care deeply about each other. These feelings amongst all the characters lead to complications that threaten the safety of the quest. I love the way we get to see these characters in action. Of course, Sir Hugh and his schemes are involved, and some major hints are given about Tristan's origins. The book ends on the questioning note, leaving the reader wanting to find out more - the Grail aside, just who is Tristan and what is going to become of him? What choices will he be forced to make in the future?
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TeensReadToo More than 1 year ago
The tale of Tristan, a young squire of the Knights of the Templar, continues. At the end of KEEPER OF THE GRAIL, the first book in the series, Tristan's fate was in question as he sailed into a horrible storm. Book #2 begins as Tristan wakes to discover that he has survived, but he doesn't know where he has washed ashore or what is in store for him. When he awakes he is surrounded by a half-dozen people with weapons drawn. Tristan is able to use his limited French to determine the leader of the group is a beautiful young woman named Celia, and he has indeed washed ashore along the coast of France. Soon Tristan's partners, Robard and Maryam, make an unexpected appearance and the new adventures begin. Tristan's old friends pledge to defend him as he decides to help Celia and her followers outwit the High Counsel of France. What follows is one trick after another as Tristan attempts to throw the High Counsel off the Cathars' trail. Just when Tristan thinks all he has to do is help the Cathars and then resume his journey to deliver the Grail, his enemy, Sir Hugh, arrives to make things difficult. Sir Hugh has supposedly joined forces with the High Counsel to rid the region of Cathars, but his real objective is to find Tristan and seize the precious Grail for himself. TRAIL OF FATE is filled with enough sword fights, bows and arrows and crossbows, battering rams, and flaming pots of liquid lard to satisfy any teen looking for adventure. Author Michael P. Spradlin takes his readers into a century long ago but makes it seem alive and relevant to today. Tristan is a likeable hero with incredible courage, a clever mind, and a sense of humor one doesn't expect in a character from the middle ages. It is going to be difficult to wait for Book #3 to find out where Tristan's adventures will take him next.
harstan More than 1 year ago
In 1191 Templar knight squire Tristan knows he is lucky to remain alive having barely escaped the murderous intent of malevolent Sir Hugh who demanded he give over the Holy Grail if he wanted an easy death (see KEEPER OF THE GRAIL). Tristan comes ashore having lost contact with his allies on the ship Robard and Maryam. He has a lot on his mind for he is unsure what to do or who to go to with his holy relic; Tristan misses his Templar Knight Sir Thomas who would advise him what to do next. He fears for his friends who may be dead or worse help captive. On shore in a land he does not know, Tristan finds himself amidst French Cathars. He is attracted to their leader Celia and wants to help their cause even if she and her cohorts clearly loath Templars for their undying support to the pope whom they deem treacherous cowardly and avaricious. They fight against the religious persecution of the ruthless King of France, but Tristan knows Sir Hugh still pursues him and he must return to England immediately. However, Tristan thinks with his wrong head and offers his assistance to the Cathars thus jeopardizing his mission and the Holy Grail he protects. The second Youngest Templar is a terrific medieval thriller held together by Tristan, who proves brave and loyal although his decisions endanger the Grail he protects. The support cast is solid whether they support or oppose the young champion. Filled with action, fans will enjoy this coming of age entry as the audience knows as does Tristan Sir Hugh is coming for him, but he still stops to abet the Cathars as he believes their cause to be just. Harriet Klausner
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is so epic
Christopher Potempa More than 1 year ago
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