When Kel is chosen by the legendary Lord Raoul to be his squire, the conservatives of the realm hardly think she’s up to the job. Kel earns respect and admiration among the men, as well as the affection of a fellow squire.
“This feminist fantasy is a delightful read.”—KLIATT

From the Trade Paperback edition.
December 18, 2007  |  434 pages
(Rated on Apr 25, 2015)
Grade: B    (switch to numeric scale)
L/E Ratio: 50% Literature, 50% Entertainment
Writing Quality:
Low High
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Low High
Movie Potential:
Low High

Low High
Sequel Potential:
Low High
Kel faces war and battles and after many struggles, finally achieves her dream of becoming a knight. She is a strong heroine forging her way in a harsh world and I'm really enjoying her story. Looking forward to its conclusion in the final book in this part of the series, [b:Lady Knight|773688|Lady Knight (Protector of the Small, #4)|Tamora Pierce|https://d202m5krfqbpi5.cloudfront.net/books/1388607431s/773688.jpg|1031900].  (+1 vote)