Moon Rising Themes & Motifs

Tui T. Sutherland
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The Individual's Role in Society

The needs of an individual are often weighed against the needs of society or a specific group, and those charged with judging which needs are most important are sometimes faced with ethical or moral dilemmas. This novel is set in the imaginary land of Pyrrhia, inhabited by dragons who are divided among seven major tribes with complex societies. Each tribe has their own culture and customs, and most have prejudiced views toward others, sometimes because of powers or perceived powers of those other tribes. The NightWings have spent years trying to make themselves seem mysterious and powerful and the result is that other tribes resent them, especially after learning that those powers have not manifested for generations. When a NightWing dragon named Moon is born with the ability to read minds and with visions of the future. Moon's mother insisted Moon hide...

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