Ari, Merlin and her Rainbow knights must pull off a heist thousands of years in the past - to save humanity's future.
The battle against the tyrannical Mercer corporation may have been won, but the war has only just begun. Now Ari and her cursed wizard Merlin must travel back in time to the unenlightened Middle Ages and steal King Arthur's Grail - the very definition of impossible.
But the time travellers have to tread carefully. If they come face-to-face with the original Arthurian legend, it could produce a ripple effect that changes the course of history. It's a risky game where the past can be even more dangerous than the future.
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
Number of pages: 368
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 27 mm
'Empowering and boisterously modern.'* Booklist *
Praise for Once and Future:
'When I read Once and Future, a bold unexpected re-telling of King Arthur as an immigrant teenage girl, I knew it had all the same thrilling elements that would make the legend...a modern favourite once again.' James Patterson
'The inclusive, gender-bent King Arthur retelling that your bookshelf has been missing... An adventure of epic scale.' B & N Teen Blog
'A marvelous mythology remix for teens who enjoy action-packed speculative fiction and genderqueer romance.'
Publishers Weekly (starred review)
'All hail this worthier-than-ever, fresh and affirming reincarnation of the legendary king and her round table of knights, which dazzles with heroic flair, humour and suspense.'
Kirkus (starred review)
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