The Constant Tower

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YOUNG ADULT FANTASY

Across The Centuries

Carole McDonnell

Logline

A prophecy exists—not that Psal believes such matters—of three great ones who will find the Constant Tower and break the power of the third moon. Could Psal, Ephan, and Mahari be those great ones? Psal must risk losing his father’s respect to find his destiny, and with his friends face the dangers of the unmaking night? The Constant Tower - a heroic quest story about a boy who cannot go on a journey.

Genre

Young Adult, Fantasy

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34

Target Gender: Universal

Setting

Odunao, a planet

Based on a True Story

No

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: with a Publisher

Publisher: Wildside Press

Year Published: 2013

Starting Description

On a planet where people are cast about or unmade if they are caught outside at night, 15 year old disabled Psal, the son of warrior-king Nahas, should have been Crown Prince but his disdains the disabled. Clan warfare erupts into war and Psal loses his father's favor even more.

Ending Description

Psal, Ephan, and Marahai succeed in putting an end to the planet's curse and day returns after many a trial against the night.

Group Specific

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Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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Mature Audience Themes

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Plot - Other Elements

Twist, Coming of Age, Happy Ending, Meaningful Message,Hero's Journey

Plot - Premise

Rags to Riches

Main Character Details

Name: Psal

Age: 17

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Desperate, Empathetic, Perseverance, Sarcastic, Strong Moral Code, Underdog, Visionary, Skillful, Honorable, Outspoken, Insecure, Unapologetic, Heroic

Additional Character Details

Name: Ephan

Age: 17

Gender: Male

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Empathetic, Modest, Flexible, Beautiful, Honorable, Gracious, Outspoken, Visionary, Strong Moral Code, Engaging, Decisive, Heroic, Religious

Additional Character Details

Name: Maharai

Age: 14

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Desperate, Outspoken, Complex

Additional Character Details

Name: King Nahas

Age: 40

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Aggressive, Decisive, Leader, Masculine

Logline

A prophecy exists—not that Psal believes such matters—of three great ones who will find the Constant Tower and break the power of the third moon. Could Psal, Ephan, and Mahari be those great ones? Psal must risk losing his father’s respect to find his destiny, and with his friends face the dangers of the unmaking night? The Constant Tower - a heroic quest story about a boy who cannot go on a journey.

Short Summary

On a planet where people are cast about or unmade if they are caught outside at night, 15 year old disabled Psal, the son of warrior-king Nahas, should have been Crown Prince but his disdains the disabled. Clan warfare erupts into war and Psal loses his father's favor even more.


Psal, Ephan, and Marahai succeed in putting an end to the planet's curse and day returns after many a trial against the night.

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

Rags to Riches,

Characters

Main Character

Name: Psal

Age: 17

Gender: Male

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Desperate, Empathetic, Perseverance, Sarcastic, Strong Moral Code, Underdog, Visionary, Skillful, Honorable, Outspoken, Insecure, Unapologetic, Heroic

Character 1

Name: Ephan

Age: 17

Gender: Male

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Empathetic, Modest, Flexible, Beautiful, Honorable, Gracious, Outspoken, Visionary, Strong Moral Code, Engaging, Decisive, Heroic, Religious

Character 2

Name: Maharai

Age: 14

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Desperate, Outspoken, Complex

Character 3

Name: King Nahas

Age: 40

Gender: Male

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Aggressive, Decisive, Leader, Masculine

Supplemental Materials

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