Taggerung

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Taggerung

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Seasons ago, Sawney Rath's vermin clan kidnapped one of Redwall's own-a baby otter, destined to become their "Taggerung," an ancient legendary warrior hero. But as young Tagg grows he is rebelling against his fate. The young otter travels out to destroy the deserter in search of his birthplace, alwa... ys close to Sawney's clan. Tagg fends off the avenging vermin with the feisty mouse Nimbalo but can he find his way back to the Redwall family from whom he was so long separated? Here's all the excitement and adventure that a Redwall fan might wish for!

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Taggerung

Taggerung

416 Pages
English

Quotes from Taggerung

Don't be ashamed to weep; 'tis right to grieve. Tears are only water, and flowers, trees, and fruit cannot grow without water. But there must be sunlight also. A wounded heart will heal in time, and when it does, the memory and love of our lost ones is sealed inside to comfort us.

Crying   Emotion   Emotions   Flowers   Fruit   Growing   Nature   Sadness   Sunlight   Tears   Trees   Water

Boorab's spear was a window pole. He stood on the second step, barring their way. "Who goes there? State y'business, wot?"
Brother Hoben tapped an impatient paw on the bottom step. "Come out of the way, please. We'ew going to the walltop."
The hare twitched his whiskers officiously. "No Dibbuns allowed up here. You're not Dibbuns, are you?"
Cregga took hold of the window pole he was clasping and lifted both Boorab and the pole, with one paw, down onto the grass. "Do we look like Dibbuns? Don't try my patience, sah!"
"Just doin' one's duty," he muttered up the steps after them, somewhat creastfallen. "I was only asking a civil question, wot. Humph, some creautres!

Step aside? I step aside for nobeast, whether it be a hallowed hedgehog, an officious otter, a seasoned squirrel, a mutterin' mole or a befuddled badger!

Quick as a flash, Sawney Rath's eyes hardened. "Then I'm ordering you to skin Felch alive!" He took the otter's paw, closing it over the knife handle. "Obey me!"
The crowded clearing became as silent as a tomb. All eyes were upon the Taggerung, awaiting his reaction to the order.
Tagg turned his back on Sawney and strode to the side of the fox strung up to the beech bough. He raised the blade. Felch shut his eyes tight, his head shaking back and forth as his nerves quivered uncontrollably. With a sudden slash Tagg severed the thongs that bound him. Felch slumped to the ground in a shaking heap. Tagg's voice was flat and hard as he turned to face Sawney.
"I'm sorry to disobey your order. The fox is a sorry thief, but I will not take the life of a helpless beast.

Where's the point in fighting and slaying if you can make a friend out of anybeast instead of a foe?

Absoballylutely top hole, wot. A and B the C of D I'd say. . . Above and Beyond the Call of Duty.

Reviews of Taggerung

"Redwall lovers, rejoice," said PW . An otter born in Redwall Abbey is kidnapped by members of an opposing clan who believe he is destined to be a great

Another member of the Sawney Rath clan wants to be the clan leader and the only way to do that is to kill Tagg.

An otter born in Redwall Abbey is kidnapped by members of an opposing clan who believe he is destined to be a great Taggerung, or warrior hero;

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