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Mar 08, Rebecca Radnor rated it it was ok Shelves: They were gifts of the Mother, not the result of his own efforts. Jondalar’s high forehead smoothed as he smiled.

Book: The Plains of Passage

I want to go back to my people, I want to see my family, my friends. They will love you, just as I do. He usually gets his way the only exception is with the animals–why can’t Ayla have that same stubborn attitude in other things??? Hell, she domesticated horses! I’ve been thinking about that pretty red mammoth, and her wonderful big bull — and you — all day.

He declined their offer, citing his desire to inform his mother of Thonolan’s death and to get Zelandoni ‘s help in helping Thonolan’s spirit find its way. She thought the hot horseradish would be the most effective, but the strong camphor smell of the artemisia could be very helpful, too. She gave Aurl the leftovers from their bowls and put cracked and parched grains — the wild wheat, barley, and goosefoot seeds that Nezzie had given her when they left od into the warm soup and left it at the edge of the firepit.

The head of a mammoth was massive and high-domed — with large sinus cavities that helped to warm the searing cold winter air as it was breathed — accentuated by a hump of fat and a conspicuous topknot of stiff, dark hair. The people who had raised her were endowed with an appreciably greater bodily pasdage than the taller but lighter-weight people she was born to, and though Ayla was not considered particularly strong when she lived with the Clan, aul had developed a far greater strength than she normally might have, just to keep up.

Getting a grip by closing the upper finger around the bunch like an opposing thumb, the furry trunk yanked the grass out of the ground, roots and all. As a result of the rapes, Madenia no longer wanted to have anything to do with men.


If part of the reason you want to go home is to tell your mother about your brother, don’t you think the Sharamudoi would like to know what happened to him? They had given some to the Lion Camp and other Mamutoi, but still had many left.

The Plains of Passage

It was needed to relate to the next book, to be ready to settle into a hearth. The woman was waiting for the animal to return. Jondalar noticed a change in the dark red female, who had been chased by all the males. While they were camping along the river near mountains the SudetesWhinney was captured by a nearby herd.

But it only happened after Broud began forcing me, and I could see his look in my baby. There is danger as they cross the glacier at the end of the winter. Its walls pasaage rounded roof of sod covered with river clay were firmly supported by a structure of more than a ton of nean mammoth bones, with deer antlers entwined and lashed together at the ceiling, and a thick thatch of grass and reeds between the passwge and the sod.

There were more sounds of movement in the dark, and then Ayla heard the particular excited deep snarling rumble that signaled Wolf’s intention to attack. Ayla taught the camp about foods that could be found during winter, and she reset the dislocated legs of Doban and Odevan.

There’s no chance that one could mistake Ayla’s journey with another main character’s journey. Jondalar quickly scanned the clearing, looking for a place, but Ayla dropped down to her hands and knees, then looked back up at him with a playful smile.

He had jerked away and looked upon her with such disgust that she would never forget it.

The Plains of Passage, Part 1 of 2 by Jean M. Auel

She cried out her release, and his own voice cried out with hers. Ayla recognized the overhanging rock from mean dream and knew that she had finally k home. He straightened up behind her, moved in closer, and found her deep well with his eager straining manhood. Jondalar misses his family, wants to go home, Ayla has noneand will follow Their progress toward the river was slow; the horses, travois, and bowl-boat hindered their movement in the densely wooded mountainous terrain.

Or if Ayla is right, could Thonalan have started a baby growing inside Felonia with the essence of his mandhood that night?

After she came and started teaching him, and the rest of the Lion Camp, to talk the way the Clan did, with hand signs, he was happier than he had ever been. But I was afraid for myself, too. Auel continues to craft and develop her core characters The fourth installment in Jean M. First off, it’s not as good as the other 3. They stayed close to the ground with most of the growth underneath, and vigorously sent out new shoots, especially in times of drought.


Rushing toward them, amidst a cloud of dust rising as if flung up by a whirlwind, only his domed head and shoulders visible above the tallgrass, was a huge, pale russet mammoth with fantastic and immense, upward-curving tusks.

Book: The Plains of Passage

I wanted you to hide your childhood, lie about it, even though I hate lies — and you never learned how. I especially loved his part in the rescue of Jondalar from the S’Armunai. The jewn is spends almost agonising pages describing how the protagonists got from A to B, interspersed with cheesy interludes in which the protagonists save a group of people and teach them the error of their ways with smug self-righteousness that makes you want plainss smack them.

But if not, it’s not so important to me any more. But She decides which man’s essence will start the new life, and when the life will begin. Before we left the Summer Meeting, you promised to tell me if anything was bothering pasaage. The chestnut female had been holding off the bevy of younger bachelors, who had also been drawn by her attractive odors and by the sonorous rumbling of her low-pitched calls, which could be heard at a great distance by other mammoths, if not people.

That’s why I told you I would be willing to stay here with you, if you wanted me to. Jondalar and Ayla stayed for a few days to help. May 14, Barbara rated it it was amazing Shelves: The girl can learn languages almost immediately, control horses and wolves, she practically invented fire, sewing needles, is a master at her weapons of choice- the sling, she ca Okay, good. During this journey, Ayla meets the various peoples who live along their line of march.

Just as Attaroa was about to hurl a spear at Jondalar, Ayla rode in and freed him by throwing a spear at the ropes that bound his hands. They were attracted, but also overwhelmed.