Against the Tide (Spirit Animals, Book 5)
By Tui T. Sutherland
The event keeps during this 5th booklet within the New York Times bestselling series.
The sunlight is shining within the Hundred Isles, and but the trail ahead turns out crowded with shadows. Conor, Abeke, Meilin, and Rollan have traveled internationally, looking a collection of robust talismans that allows you to maintain them from enemy fingers. all through their trip the younger heroes were hounded by way of pursuers, who constantly appear to recognize simply the place to discover them. Now they understand why.
One of them is a traitor.
As they steer the crystal blue waters of this tropical paradise, the crew can't aid yet suspect one another. There's a secret agent of their midst, and prior to this challenge is over, a perilous catch will shut round them.
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One among my brothers didn’t have a spirit animal . . . yet I doubt he’d settle for a bond that was once unnatural. ” Conor notion she didn’t sound all that convinced. From his new perch on Briggan’s head, the newborn orangutan scanned all of them and noticed Jhi for the 1st time. the enormous panda was once sitting in a patch of dappled sun along with her entrance paws among her again paws, having a look sleepy. “Qrrrrr? ” Leopard chirped at Ngaio, pointing at Jhi. Ngaio unfold her fingers, as if she used to be announcing, “I don't know what that's both. ” Leopard took a flying jump off Briggan’s head and galloped over to Jhi. prior to the panda may possibly do greater than blink in shock, the little orangutan was once clambering up her fur and analyzing her face with enthusiastic interest. Leopard poked the darkish patches round Jhi’s silver eyes a couple of times, then opened the panda’s mouth and peeked within. Jhi set free an amused grunt and scooped the child up in her paws. With Leopard hollering indignantly, Jhi set him on her shoulder and stood as much as her complete top. “Oooooooorp,” acknowledged the newborn orangutan, clapping gleefully. He pointed down at everybody and chattered whatever imperious. “I say we cut up up,” Meilin acknowledged, ignoring Leopard’s antics. “Two folks visit this solar Island to discover the black conch, whereas the opposite two —” She glanced at Kalani, who shook her head and pressed her palms to her mouth. “While the opposite do . . . anything else. whatever that doesn’t contain Kalani. ” “I can take you to daylight Island, yet you’ll desire stealth to get prior the Conquerors,” Kalani mentioned. “Then I say Abeke should still do it,” stated Conor. “With Uraza’s strength, she will be ideal for that. ” Abeke smiled gratefully at him. “I’ll opt for her,” he additional. “If that’s very well. ” “Sure,” Rollan acknowledged. “Meilin and that i can pass get the white OW! ” he shouted as Meilin kicked him within the shin. He hopped away, scowling at her. “What used to be that for? ” Meilin jerked her head at Kalani, who had her fingers over her ears. “She can’t even pay attention approximately it, keep in mind? ” she whispered. Rollan stomped off into the timber, muttering grumpily. “You’re right,” Tarik acknowledged to Meilin, “but let’s test a much less actual manner of creating your aspect subsequent time, if it’s no longer an excessive amount of difficulty. ” He became and bowed just a little to Kalani and Tangaroa. “Thank you to your help,” he stated. “Kalani, if you’re prepared to compliment Abeke and Conor, I’ll accompany Rollan and Meilin. ” She nodded. “And then we’ll meet you at Dagger element after you have the conch,” Meilin acknowledged to Conor. “Jhi, for the affection of Mulop, might you cease rolling round like a inebriated chimpanzee? Let’s move. ” the enormous panda, who were wrestling playfully with the child orangutan, paused with a accountable expression and set the infant down. Leopard lifted up his palms and shrieked, hard extra play. Jhi shook her head, patted him lightly, and Meilin and Tarik alongside Rollan’s direction into the jungle. Leopard scampered again around the clearing and climbed into Abeke’s fingers back. “I’m sorry, little guy,” she acknowledged, giving him a hug.