The Ruins of Gorlan Themes

John Flanagan (author)
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Coming of Age

Coming of Age is a theme of the novel. The wards of Baron Arald have grown up in the comfort of Castle Redmont in the Baron's care. When they turn fifteen, they must decide what they would like to do with their lives. Baron Arald calls it Choosing Day. The wards lives are forever changed on this day. They no longer have each other to rely on, but must become apprentices and go out on their own.

Will is chosen as an apprentice to Halt, the Ranger. This changes his life. He learns how to fight and track and become a spy for the kingdom. Will must grow up quickly as he learns how to protect the kingdom. He is involved in the killing of a boar and must save the life of Horace. Near the end of his training, Will must help Halt track the...

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