The evil Shadow Lord is planning to take over the land of Deltora and enslave all its people. In order to stop him 16-year old Lief and former palace guard Barda must find all seven stones from the magic belt of Deltora.
Lief, Barda and Jasmine are on an important mission to save the land of Deltora from the evil Shadow Lord. They must find all seven stones from the magic belt of Deltora. The have already found the golden topaz, but now they must travel through the region ruled by the monster-sorceress Thaegan to find the second stone.
When the seven gems of the magic Belt of Deltora were stolen, the evil Shadow Lord invaded the kingdom and enslaved its people. Determined to rid their land of an evil tyrant, Lief, Barda and Jasmine are on a perilous quest to find the lost gems, which are hidden in fearsome places throughout the kingdom. They have found three gems. Now they must seek the fourth, hidden in a shimmering, barren waste, kept jealously by an unknown guardian.
Lief, Barda, and Jasmine continue in their quest to free Deltora from the Shadow Lord, now searching for the sixth stone of the Belt of Deltora, a diamond watched over by the Guardian and his pets, Hate, Greed, Pride, and Envy.
Lief, Barda, and Jasmine have succeeded in finding the golden topaz and the great ruby gems of the magic Belt of Deltora. The gems have strengthened them and given them courage to move on to find the third stone. But none of them knows the horrors that await them in the forbidden City of the Rats...
Lief, Barda and Jasmine are on a perilous quest to find the seven lost gems of the magic belt of Deltora. Only when all the gems have been restored to the belt can Deltora be freed from the tyranny of the evil Shadow Lord. Four gems have been found. To find the fifth stone the heroes must venture almost to the border of the Shadowlands, and plunge into the darkness and terror of the realm of the monstrous toad Gellick-Dread Mountain.
"The evil Shadow Lord has become aware that Lief, Barda, and Jasmaine are searching for the seven lost gems of the magic Belt of Deltora. He knows that the Belt's power will threaten his terrifying rule if the gems can be returned to it."
Lief, Barda and Jasmine must find the heir to the kingdom's throne. They know that only the true heir can use the belt's magic to overthrow the evil Shadow Lord. But the heir has been in deepest hiding since birth and only the belt can reveal the hiding place. Shock follows shock as the Deltora Quest rushes to its thundering climax and the fury and the power of the Shadow Lord himself threaten to destroy its three heroes and everything they love.