The Cloud Roads

The Cloud Roads

eBook - 2011
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Moon has spent his life hiding what he is - a shape-shifter able to transform himself into a winged creature of flight. An orphan with only vague memories of his own kind, Moon tries to fit in among the tribes of his river valley, with mixed success. Just as Moon is once again cast out by his adopted tribe, he discovers a shape-shifter like himself... someone who seems to know exactly what he is, who promises that Moon will be welcomed into his community. What this stranger doesn't tell Moon is that his presence will tip the balance of power... that his extraordinary lineage is crucial to the colony's survival... and that his people face extinction at the hands of the dreaded Fell! Now Moon must overcome a lifetime of conditioning in order to save and himself... and his newfound kin.
Publisher: [United States] : Night Shade Books : Made available through hoopla, 2011
ISBN: 9781597803038
1597803030
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: hoopla digital

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Ferrous1
Sep 16, 2017

Excellent tale, well told, with fascinating world building. Totally recommend!

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rixonkarla
Jul 15, 2012

It was a little hard to get into at first, just because the world Wells created is so original and so you can't really assume any of the details of what's going on. But once I did get into, I really loved it. Wells is a good writer with an impressive imagination.

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Caryn
Apr 23, 2012

Wonderful book, and rarely predictable. A bit Ugly Duckling, a bit Firefly-like, but set on a single planet with multiple races and beings. Try the first ten pages and bet you'll be hooked.

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