Robbing rich barons and squires is dangerous, but Young Alaric wants the life of a highwayman. One day he meets a soldier of the King on a forest trail, and he and others are persuaded to visit the King’s castle. There, they learn the true meaning of life. (Sequel to Shining Sword and Song of the Trumpet; the author is a nephew of Charles Coleman.) 150 pages;; paperback; Zeezok Publishing.