In 1692 Salem, a doctor claims that someone has bewitched two girls in convulsions, and the community accuses and tries people for witchcraft. Even though not everyone agrees with the verdict, fear and superstition permeate the town with Jessica Almasy’s narration revealing the malevolent mob mood (10-14).
The rollicking adventures of Tiffany Aching and her unpredictable “Wee Free Men” conclude as she takes on the malevolent dark force she may have mistakenly awakened and tries to regain the trust of the people of Chalk Hills.
Fearful and superstitious townsfolk drive orphaned Kate from her home. Alone except for Taggle, her cat, she joins the Roamers in a desperate quest to reclaim her shadow, having traded it to the dangerous witch, Linay, in exchange for the unspoken desire of her heart.