Once Upon a Legend is a mystery-fiction novel written by Mary Ting, the book has a release date of March 2023. The story is set in a thrilling world of magic filled with action drama and plot twists.
The author has created a magical world in which there are mystical kingdoms, people that possess different forms of magic, and various magical creatures. This magical world has three moons which represent the three Goddesses who run this world.
Darkness and negativity have doomed the kingdom, a soul has risen, and the Goddesses have selected a group of pure souls who will fight to save the world and will restore balance. Read this mind-blowing story to know what happens next.
Booked review: Once Upon a Legend by Mary Ting
What will happen if the most powerful kingdom in the world, the one considered to be the purest and just becomes the evilest and most corrupted one? The Dumonian Kingdom, the most powerful of the kingdoms of this magical world is doomed because of such corrupt and evil practices by its ruler.
Find out how the “Children of the Blood Plague” raise to end this injustice and restore the long-lost balance of this world. Read this story to find out more about the origin of the myth of King Arthur.
The story of Once Upon a Legend is set in the magical and mystical kingdom of Dumnonia situated in a magical world. This magical world has three moons, home to the three Goddesses who run the world. The Empire has mystical sceneries, magical forests, and unique magical creatures.
The characters of the story are stuck in the Royal Palace of the Dumonian Empire, from where they escape finding shelter and answers that will help them fight against evil, in a kingdom named Wisterfield which is equally breathtaking.
Idrisa is an orphan girl who lives in an insignificant orphanage with her friends Rocco, Jezela, Thalia, and Candern who are of the same age as her. She has great aspirations and dreams, she wants to live her life with freedom once she gets out of the orphanage. Little did she know that her life was about to change completely.
Merrick is the crowned prince of the Dumonian Empire who has a lot of potential and possesses powerful magic due to his royal bloodline. But, after the death of his mother, he is devastated and isn’t able to perform any of his princely duties. Until one day, when he finds a purpose to live and fight.
At Prince Merrick’s 18th birthday party, Idrisa and her friends crossed paths with the crowned Prince. The encounter changes her whole life. She discovers her new abilities when all of a sudden the three Goddesses choose her as the owner of the most powerful and magical sword made by them.
All of a sudden she starts questioning her entire existence, and her own identity, she finds out she is a stranger to herself when she discovers the abilities she possesses without even knowing about them her entire life. They have to fight and survive and give their entire being for the greater good.
New secrets are unlocked, and old truths have resurfaced, Who is Idrisa? What are the true identities of her friends? Who is Prince Merrick? What secrets have been kept from all of them? What actually is the Blood Plague? Find out the truth and much more in this enchanting story.
The Author uses PoV narration in the entire story which makes it very interesting. Writing techniques like imagery and flashbacks have been used, which makes the story all the more thrilling and exciting. The story is simple and easy to read and guarantees to keep you intrigued.
The theme of the story is all things magic. The good and the evil, the fight to restore balance, the passion, the love, the thirst for power, and the existence of pure and good power. The story is full of action, drama, magic, mysteries, and undiscovered truths.
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the fight against injustice and evil.
Reasons to add this book to your TBR
Fairy Tales and Magical worlds are liked by everyone. We all love to escape reality and venture into the unknown world, well, this book offers you just that. Take a walk through this magical world full of mysteries.
In Mary Ting’s Once Upon a Legend, join the journey of Merrick, Idrisa, and her friends, of finding out the truths and restoring peace, justice, and love in the world. With so many mysteries and the unveiling of so many truths, you’ll find your min tripping, with so many possibilities.
But mind you, the story will leave you wanting for more, grinding in your seats, waiting impatiently for the next part of the series, with its unforgiving cliffhangers.
About the Author: Mary Ting
Born in Seoul, Korea, author Mary Ting is an internationally bestselling, multi-gold award-winning author. Her books span a wide range of genres, and her storytelling talents have earned a devoted legion of fans, as well as garnered critical praise. She is a diverse voice who writes diverse characters, often dealing with a catastrophic world.
Becoming an author happened by chance. It was a way to grieve the death of her beloved grandmother and was inspired by a dream she had in high school.
After realizing she wanted to become a full-time author, Mary retired from teaching. She also had the privilege of touring with the Magic Johnson Foundation to promote literacy and her children’s chapter book: No Bullies Allowed.
This review was written by one of the Vowelor’s book review team members – Shubhangi Shreya. She is a multipotentialite. She is a curious head who is always eager to learn new things.
Shubhangi is a graphic designer and an aspiring journalist. In her free time, she loves to discover new books and stories to add to her collection.