BOOK 4: THE HEAVY CROWN
Finally, Hooley Dan has agreed to search the dungeons of the Iron Castle for Tam and Nina’s parents. They smuggle themselves into the great tower, but get split up. Hooley Dan and his second-in-command go down to the dungeons …
Tam, Nina and Chiz climb to the upper floors, where they see Grince I performing a very special ceremony. At last they understand the secret of his power!
The climax involves a near-beheading, a surprise reappearance, a descent by rope, a rescue and a fight against the odds.
In the end, Grince’s rule is finished forever. and even the wolves aren’t sorry that it’s over …
(Here's Laura's picture of Hooley Dan, opening the trapdoor to go down into the dungeons)
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"The Ritual in the Throne Room"