The Elves and the Otterskin

This illustration by Geoff Taylor, was originally used on The Elves and the Otterskin, written by Elizabeth H Boyer,

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The Elves and the Otterskin


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A book cover using the art - art by Geoff Taylor
A book cover using the art - art by Geoff Taylor
A book cover using the art - art by Geoff Taylor
The Elves and the Otterskin - art by Geoff Taylor

Synopsis for Original Title

Ivarr had been sold to the witch Birna. But now Birna was dead, slain by the evil sorcerer Lorimer. Ivarr was stranded in the land of the elves. His only chance to return to his own realm was to become a hero for group of outcast, incompetent elves and a wizard of doubtful qualifications. As he discovered, being a hero was a little difficult. First he had to seek out a magic sword concealed somewhere in the land of the fire giants. Then, to seize a horde of gold, he must somehow find and destroy a terrible dragon. And, finally, he would have to overcome the power of Lorimer and an army of dark elves. Ivarr knew nothing about being a hero, and the more he heard, the less he liked the idea. But a hero he'd be--or else!




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