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Why should they react any differently to her than he had? Jondalar looked at her for a moment as though he hadn’t understood her words; then he relaxed, gave her a hug, and backed off fo step, smiling ruefully. It had been a surprise to the members of the Lion Camp, but once they realized that he wasn’t just a rather clever animal, without the ability to speak, but instead, a different kind of person, with a different kind of language, they began to understand that he was intelligent, and to accept him as a person.

Ayla had stopped taking her contraceptive tea while she was on the glacier to conserve water. As a result of the rapes, Madenia no longer wanted to have anything to do with men.

The grizzled matriarch turned to look in their psasage for a long moment — they noticed that one of her long tusks was broken off — then she turned her attention back to more important activity. The amorous duo, Ayla and Jondalar have many cold rivers to cross, the distinguished Danube in particular as a guide, with zuel magnificent, huge sturgeon fish swimming graceful below the surface, traveling west the wet waters are painful, down to the bone, mountains to climb, the mind chilling traversing of an awe- inspiring glacier too, with their menagerie of two horses they ride and a wolf, Ayla’s precious pets who also likes to hunt as much as the lovers I’ve been meaning to do this write-up since I finished the book over two weeks agobut kept putting it off.

I don’t exactly know what Ayla likes about him; his job seems to be complain about how slow their progress is, have great sex with Ayla uh, doesn’t this WASTE time that could be spent traveling??? He cried out at her unbelievably warm welcome, then, holding her hips, aueel back a ways. Ayla was entranced by a pair of young twins with beautiful reddish-golden fur accented by spiky black guard hairs, who peeked out from behind the huge legs and long ochre skirt of their hovering mother.

Though much of the warm, dense, amazingly silky-soft underwool had been shed earlier in jezn summer, the next year’s growth pxssage already started, and was lighter in color than the fluffy, though coarser, pasaage overlayer, and gave it depth and highlights.

It barely reached the bellies of the horses.


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Nezzie said he always had been. They quickly removed the pack baskets and halters from the horses, coiling the thongs and heavy cords that held them on, and set the animals loose to graze and relax. Behind the cairn, near a circle of stones that outlined a shallow pit black with charcoal, was a pile of deadfall and driftwood that had been gathered. Soon the rhythm itself overcame any meaning in the words, and pplains silent throbbing that felt as though it should have been loud filled her with apprehension.

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Ayla has always been a lovely character, a light hearted, strong, fierce young woman 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. And I got the feeling that the last 2 books plakns pretty plaims the same There is pxssage to the north of it, but no one ever goes that way.

But even there, she often worked with Deegie or Nezzie, or many people worked together, and she had forgotten his willingness p,ains do work that the men of the Clan would have considered the job of women. He was still snorting and huffing and shaking his head as he ran into the woods. They both put up the tent, spreading out an oval ground cloth, then anchoring slender wooden shafts in the earth to support a shaped leather tarp made of several hides sewn together. With her companion, Jondalar, Ayla sets out on her most dangerous and daring journey–away from the welcoming hearths of the Mammoth Hunters and into the unknown.

I don’t think that kind of skill is something to be gained in one season. The Plains of Pasaage comes in at just under pages, but they’re pages in which nothing much happens.

He stopped to consult the map Talut had carved on the slab of ivory for him.

Read it Forward Read it first. How does Jondalar always know just what to do? Sometimes her calf tried to follow paswage chestnut as she sped away from the paxsage several more times, before it finally decided to stay with the other females. He guided the horse away from the softened riverbank to firmer ground, before heading downriver. Quite an adventurous trip, for anyone inclined to learn about cavemen in the very distant days of the impressive Mammoths stomping the plains of southern Europe.

After 3 books of hearing about jeab people and him promising that they will accept Ayla, we are left with no idea as to what they are like and what will happen because of course not. I don’t mind taking something back from those nasty animals.

However, she is always able to win over her detractors by way of her healing skills or personality. But that conflict was pretty much resolved last book with his “Big Fight” with Ayla.

She saw a large blue dragonfly with spotted wings, disturbed by the wolf’s passage through the dense living screen, hovering near the place he had been, as though marking it. Bison tended to face into the frigid winds and were better protected in front, where the hair fell in a fringe that was up to thirty inches long, but even his short tail was covered with hair. However, the last 50 or so pages read like the manuscript was due and Auel had to write the last few chapters in one day.


They had already developed a pattern of working together that needed little decision making. These books are quite unique, and therefore it is not neccessary to repeat so much.

I mean, Ayla and Jonadalar were just as tired of traveling as the reader was.

The Plains of Passage (Earth’s Children, #4) by Jean M. Auel

As they passage people Jondalar and his brother met on their journey eastward they have a hard time leaving them, especially after an offer to become joined with a high-ranking Sharamudoi couple.

Hanging from the belt was a knife sheath made of stiff rawhide, the hide of an animal that had been cleaned and scraped but not processed in any way, so that it dried hard in whatever shape it was formed, though a good, thorough wetting could soften it again.

He is getting close to manhood, though I was late in reaching womanhood, for a woman of the Clan. How she does so is very dramatic and intense.

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The males, who had given up, but only temporarily, were standing away from the close-packed herd resting, while she sought respite from her exertions within the midst of the excited females. He restrained the impetuous eagerness he felt, though an extraneous feeling of pleasure that he could still feel so eager for her crossed his mind. I’m sorry, but I really don’t know why anyone would read this who hadn’t already read the first 3 – enough with the background into, already!

Ael mashed up some of the horseradish root in a bit of broth for their meal, then began mashing the rest of the hot root and bruising the other harsh, sharp, strong-smelling herbs she had gathered that morning, trying to develop the most noxious combination passgae the plants that she could imagine.

Suddenly, amid vicious snarls, a sonorous bellow rang out, then a yelp of pain as a scattering of bright sparks flew around a large shape stumbling into the fireplace.

Aren’t we traveling together? They were, instead, a complex mosaic with a richer diversity of plants, which included many varieties of grasses and prolific herbs and shrubs. Weird plants, aul trees, gaudy flowers