Lars Fiske (b. 1966 in Oslo, Norway) has been officially publishing his worksince the mid-1980s. He is most well known for his books Matje: debutante,Matje-ismen, Kom, sä löper vi!, the latter of which won theNorwegian government's awards for Book of the Year and Best Picture Book in2003.nbsp; Fiske collaborated with Steffen Kverneland to create Olaf G, acomics biography about cartoonist Olaf Gulbransson; and, Canon, a seriesof comics books which focus on 19th century German artist Kurt Schwitters. He lives withhis wife, the artist Anna Fiske, in Oslo.
Strangers have come to the village of Emond's Field, located in Two Rivers, during the Bel Tine holiday. With theses strangers come stories of the outside world: tales of war and of a man who claims to be the Dragon Reborn, the one prophesized to save the world, and also to destroy it in his madness. For it is known that no man can channel the One Power without going horribly insane.