Salamandastron is under threat from Ungatt Trunn. He has attacked with his Blue Hordes, and is determined that the fortress should be his. Lord Brocktree must gather about him an army capable of defeating them in battle. He journeys to Salamandastron to fulfil his destiny. This work is a blend of heroism and adventure.
Brian Jacques was born and bred in Liverpool. At the age of fifteen he went to sea and travelled the world. He worked as a stand-up comedian and playwright and hosted his own programme, Jakestown, on Radio Merseyside. His bestselling Redwall books have captured readers all over the world and won universal praise. He died in 2011.