THE SAME WORLD. BRAND NEW STORIES. The peace in Araluen is under threat and newly crowned King Duncan must prepare for war. Morgarath is in hiding, recruiting an army of savage beasts known as Wargals for his next attack. Halt prepares for a seemingly impossible task - to scale the Mountains of Rain and Night to spy on the enemy and uncover their plans. He knows that one wrong move could be deadly, for at the Battle of Hackham Heath the fate of a kingdom will be decided. THE ORIGIN STORY OF ARALUEN'S MOST FAMOUS RANGER BY JOHN FLANAGAN, AUTHOR OF THE BESTSELLING RANGER'S APPRENTICE SERIES.