The Fate of the Tearling
Fate of the Tearling
Book 3
Author Erika Johansen
Genre Fantasy, Young Adult
Release Date November 29, 2016
Series Queen of Tearling Trilogy
Pages 496
Publisher Harper
The Fate of the Tearling is a fantasy novel by Erika Johansen, which was released in 2016.


In less than a year, Kelsea Glynn has transformed from a gawky teenager into a powerful monarch. As she has come into her own as the Queen of the Tearling, the headstrong, visionary leader has also transformed her realm. In her quest to end corruption and restore justice, she has made many enemies—including the evil Red Queen, her fiercest rival, who has set her armies against the Tear.

To protect her people from a devastating invasion, Kelsea did the unthinkable—she gave herself and her magical sapphires to her enemy—and named the Mace, the trusted head of her personal guards, Regent in her place. But the Mace will not rest until he and his men rescue their sovereign, imprisoned in Mortmesne.

Now, as the suspenseful endgame begins, the fate of Queen Kelsea—and the Tearling itself—will finally be revealed.[1]



The Fetch meets with Row Finn. They have a conversation where the Fetch reveals that he has found the royal crown, and Row reveals the Fetch's real name: Gavin. The two appear to have been friends when they were younger, before Row manipulated the Fetch into unwittingly causing Jonathan Tear's death. The Fetch expresses his desire to atone for his actions by giving Kelsea the crown, but Row states that he has been looking for the crown for a long time, and will destroy whoever stands in his way. The Fetch leaves, thinking about the men that he has sent to find Father Tyler. Row watches him leave, surrounded by his servants; barefoot young children dressed in rags.

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