By Jean M. Auel
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
In this, the extreme end of the ice-age epic sequence, Earth’s Children®, Ayla, Jondalar, and their child daughter, Jonayla, reside with the Zelandonii within the 9th Cave. Ayla has been selected as an acolyte to a religious chief and starts off onerous education projects.
Whatever stumbling blocks she faces, Ayla reveals creative how one can reduce the problems of everyday life, looking for wild edibles to make foodstuff and experimenting with ideas to ease the lengthy trips the Zelandonii needs to take whereas honing her abilities as a healer and a pace-setter. And there are the Sacred Caves that Ayla’s mentor takes her to determine. they're full of striking work of mammoths, lions, and bears, and their mystical air of secrecy now and then overwhelms Ayla.
But forever Ayla has spent in education rituals has brought on Jondalar to float clear of her. The rituals themselves deliver her as regards to demise, yet via them Ayla earnings a present of data so very important that it'll swap her world.
Sixth within the acclaimed Earth’s youngsters® series
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The tattoo was once now not rather as ornate as a few, yet very particular. His beard used to be brown with a reddish tone, yet small and with a different form. She suggestion he needs to use a pointy flint blade to trim it, to maintain it that manner. He was once most likely coming near near heart age, his face had a few personality, yet he appeared younger and colourful and quietly up to the mark. She suggestion most folks might imagine that he used to be good-looking. She did, although she didn’t absolutely belief her feel of who used to be beautiful to her personal type of humans, the “Others” to the extended family. Her belief of who seemed reliable used to be strongly stimulated through the criteria of the folk who raised her. She notion humans of the extended family have been good-looking, yet many of the Others didn't, notwithstanding many had by no means obvious any, and so much of these who had, had purely noticeable them from a distance. She watched a few of the younger ladies acolytes and made up our minds that they have been interested in the fellow who was once talking. the various older ladies appeared to be, too. at least, he used to be first-class at speaking the lore. the 1st appeared to agree. She requested him to proceed. “The fourth basic colour is Clear,” he stated. “Clear is the colour of the wind, the colour of water. transparent can exhibit all shades, as for those who glance in a nonetheless pond and spot a mirrored image, or whilst drops of rain sparkle in all shades whilst the sunlight comes out. either Blue and White are points of transparent. for those who examine wind, it's transparent, but if you investigate the sky, you spot blue. Water in a lake, or within the nice Waters of the West, is usually blue, and the water visible on glaciers is a deep, vibrant blue. ” Like Jondalar’s eyes, Ayla concept. She remembered after they have been crossing the glacier that it used to be the single time she observed a blue colour that matched his eyes. She puzzled if the Zelandoni of the Twenty-sixth Cave had ever been on a glacier. “Some fruit is blue,” he used to be asserting. “especially berries, and a few vegetation, even if blue plant life are extra infrequent. many folks have blue eyes, or blue combined with grey, that is additionally a facet of transparent. Snow is white, as are clouds within the sky, or grey after they are combined with darkish to make rain, yet their precise colour is obvious. Ice is apparent even though it might look white, yet you recognize the genuine colour of snow and ice once they soften, and clouds after they rain. there are lots of white flora, and you can find white earth in sure areas. there's a position now not faraway from the 9th Cave the place white earth, kaolin, will be found,” he stated, taking a look at once at Ayla, “but it really is nonetheless a facet of transparent. ” The Zelandoni Who used to be First picked up the lecture. “The 5th Sacred colour is darkish, also known as black. it's the colour of evening, the colour of charcoal after hearth has burned the lifestyles out of the wooden. it's the colour that overcomes the colour of lifestyles, purple, specifically because it a long time. a few have stated that black is the darkest coloration of previous crimson, however it isn't. darkish is the absence of sunshine, and the absence of lifestyles. it's the colour of dying. It doesn't also have an ephemeral existence; there are not any black flora. Deep caves convey the first colour of darkish in its truest shape.