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So far, only three volumes of a projected six of the Tales of Alvin Maker have appeared. The second, Red Prophet narrates from Card's fantasy perspective the historical events surrounding the war between Native American armies, united by Tecumseh, and white settlers led by William Henry Harrison.

At its center is the battle of Tippecanoe, where the Shawnee Prophet was a central figure. Card alters historical events to emphasize the general conflicts between Native American and colonial cultures and point out the particular strengths and weaknesses of each. Alvin strives to help each culture understand both itself and its opponent.

Prentice Alvin, the third volume, centers on slavery and on Alvin's education in the use of his powers of making.

There, he and Peggy Guester meet again.

Card has indicated that the fourth volume, Alvin Journeyman, would have male and female roles as a theme, while the fifth...

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