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Third of The Tales of Alvin Maker, Prentice Alvin takes Alvin through his apprenticeship in the fantasy world that duplicates the United States in the nineteenth century, but with the difference that magic is possible. In 1811, when he is eleven years old, Alvin leaves his home in the frontier settlement of Vigor Church in the Noisy River Territory and travels to Hatrack River in the Hio Territory, the place of his birth. There he becomes apprentice to Makepeace Smith.

For the next seven years, Alvin learns the smith's craft, and at the same time, he learns the craft of Making.

This requires two teachers: the hard and jealous blacksmith and the woman who loves Alvin and who, in her own apprenticeship, teaches herself to be his teacher. She is Peggy Guester, the visionary girl who saved his life many times in Seventh Son and Red Prophet.

Alvin knows...

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