May 4, 2013

Bran is the lackadaisical son of the king of Elfael, Rhi Brychan, in the land of the Cymric (what we know as Wales). With the death of his father and the steady encroachment of Norman invaders, Bran has become a fugitive, running for his life. After being grievously wounded, Bran recuperates and discovers that his destiny is tied to his people and their freedom. With the help of familiar comrades against well-known foes, the legend of King Bran the Sorcerer is born, otherwise known as Rhi Bran y Hud

The King Raven trilogy (comprised of Hood, Scarlet, and Tuck) by Stephen R. Lawhead is a