Ravaging the drought-stricken world of Lucambra, dragons have trapped Prince Elwyn and the royal family inside their tower. Hope is dwindling when Elwyn unearths an ancient urn containing a mysterious relic and clues to Lucambra s plight. Fending off relentless foes bent on stealing the relic, Elwyn joins forces with a princess scarred by her dark past. Torn between love and duty, she cannot return home without jeopardizing Lucambra. If she stays with Elwyn, he will perish. After recovering a long-lost treasure, they find both peril and bliss beneath the Birthing Tree.This is the seventh book in the King of the Trees fantasy series. Seven titles have been published to date. All titles feature a glossary and pronunciation guide at the back to make for easier reading and/or reading aloud.This series is ideal for both pre-teens and teens (ages 8 and up, male or female), including young adults and adults. These books do not contain objectionable language, and appeal to those who enjoy other classics.