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Dark Lord, the early years: Dark Lord Series, Book 1

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IL: MG - BL: 5.6 - AR Pts: 8
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HL: High-Low 780L

The Dark Lord is confounded when he awakens in the middle of a small town on a planet he's never seen before. What is this strange place, why do they keep calling him Dirk Lloyd, and why is he powerless against these earthlings who insist on finding his parents? Could it be that Dirk Lloyd is really a human incarnation of the Dark Lord who, after a cataclysmic final battle with his arch nemesis, was hurled into the Pit of Uttermost Despair, aka Earth? Or is he just a lost and confused boy? The Dark Lord must regain his rightful place in the universe before his powers of domination and destruction are lost forever, and help comes from a most unlikely source . . . a human friend.

Readers will delight in this wickedly humorous tale as the Dark Lord-theIncarnation of Evil, The World Burner-finds that even he might have a good side.

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HL: High-Low 780L
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Full title dark lord the early years
Author thomson jamie
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-23 23:09:43PM
Last Indexed 2018-05-23 23:44:59PM

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subject_facet Fantasy fiction, English, Humorous stories, English, Identity -- Fiction, Magic -- Fiction
title_display Dark Lord, the early years
title_full Dark Lord, The Early Years Dark Lord Series, Book 1, Dark Lord, the early years / by Jamie Thomson ; [illustrations by Freya Hartas]
title_short Dark Lord, the early years
title_sub Dark Lord Series, Book 1
topic_facet Fantasy, Fantasy fiction, English, Humorous stories, English, Identity, Magic, Young Adult Fiction