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The Sword:
Historical Fiction

Travel back in time to the far-off land of Al-Andalus.

This vivid and colorful fictional tale recounts the adventures of two young Castilian men, Diego and Martin, in search of El Cid's famed sword, Tizona which they were responsible for losing.

Along the way, meet lively characters of the period.

There's the well-loved 16-year-old, Zaina; her kind father, Farajj; their family friend and wealthy livestock trader, Ibrahim; and Ibrahim's tall, handsome son, Malik. At the markeplace, you'll also meet Farajj's friends, the Jewish merchant and shop owner, Samuel, his wife Sarah, and their young son, Joseph. Not to mention an encounter with the Almoravid's Prince Ali and his large army with a surprising twist!

Chapter 1 - Young Diego Gets His Hands on Tizona
Chapter 2 - Zaina Stumbles Upon a Grand Treasure
Chapter 3 - Diego and Martin Search Furiously for the Lost Sword
Chapter 4 - Zaina Reveals Her Newly Found Possession
Chapter 5 - Diego and Martin Begin Unraveling the Mystery
Chapter 6 - Diego and Martin Meet Zaina at the Marketplace
Chapter 7 - Tizona Disappears Once Again!
Chapter 8 - The Four Youths Unite to Regain Tizona
Chapter 9 - Prince Ali Greets His Young, Unexpected "Guests"
Chapter 10 - It's a Quiet Journey Back to Cuenca

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