This is an enthralling fantasy novel certain to delight readers of all ages, particularly Lord of the Rings fans. "The Curse" is also Book One of "The Unending War" trilogy. Steeped in the lore of ancient legends, the Curse of Garnel Ironheart is indeed a curse born of an historic error in judgement. That curse now haunts the diminutive Don-zee as he joins forces with other misfits on a quest where nothing is as it seems. The fate of a ravaged world is in the hands of these outcasts as they battle ghosts, ogres, vampires and the Undead in an effort to retrieve magical, mysterious items. But what is the true purpose of their mission? Are the misfit companions mere pawns in a game of almost unimaginable evil?