Telemakos is the grandson of two noble men: Kidane, member of the parliament in the African kingdom of Aksum, and Artos, the fallen High King of Britain. Telemakos is also an exceptional listener and tracker, resolute and inventive in his ability to discover and retain information. Now his aunt Goewin, the British ambassador to Aksum, needs his skill. Plague has come to Britain, and threatens Aksum. Disguised, Telemakos must travel to the city of Afar where saltóthe currency of sixth century Africaóis mined, and discover the traitor who has ignored the emperorís command, spreading plague with the salt from port to port. This challenge will take all of Telemakosís skill, strength, and courageóbecause otherwise it will cost him his life.
Original title: The Sunbird
Genre: Fiction→ Children & Young Adult→ Historical Fiction→ Europe→ Middle Ages
Fiction→ Fantasy→ Saga, Myth, and Legend→ Arthurian Legend