The Joining of the Stone Themes & Characters

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The Joining of the Stone presents a variety of characters in a fantasy battle of good versus evil. The major character or epic hero that the reader first meets is Lobon. The very first words of the novel are: "Lobon stood tall above the boulder-strewn valley, his sword sheathed, his leather cape thrown back, looking down coldly upon the waste of lifeless stone."

Lobon is the eighteen-year-old son of Ramad and Skeelie; he is a hot-headed youth who is bent on avenging his father's death; he does not yet fully understand or accept his true destiny of the joining of the stone.

Skeelie is Lobon's mother and Ramad's wife. She had tried to abate her son's anger but to no avail; she is outside of Time and is unsure whether she should interfere with her son's quest.

Meatha is a young Seer of Carriol...

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