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Spirits is the Stars

Seekers SITS

Series
Book Number
#6
Pages
304[1]
Number of Words
65,629[2]
Author
Date Released
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Spirits in the Stars (previously titled Sea of Chaos[5] and Bears in the Sky[6]) is the sixth and final volume in the first Seekers series of six books by Erin Hunter. The three bears are below, traveling across the Place of Everlasting Ice.

Bookjacket

Outside

The journey across the Endless Ice has been treacherous, but Kallik, Toklo, Lusa, and Ujurak know they're on the right path and are certain all the answers they've been searching for will soon be within their reach. Yet their challenges are not over, and when they reach the land once again they are met with new mysteries and difficult decisions... all in their quest to save the wild.

Inside

United once again, Toklo, Lusa, Kallik, and Ujurak continue across the ice. Conditions are harsh and especially treacherous for the black bear and grizzly bears who are not used to the brutal cold, never ending snow, and limited food. But the bears are certain now that they're on the right course, and with the stars still guiding them, they push forward.
When they reach land at last, the group is over joyed, but something is not right. The bears who live here are ill. What's wrong with them? What can the foursome do to help? Is aiding these strangers the ultimate goal of their quest? Ujurak just might hold the key to their mission in his paws, but it's Lusa the new bears are specially interested in.
Three young cubs, each from different backgrounds, and their mysterious shape-shifting companion have grown up together in their long and dangerous journey to save the wild. Now, when their task appears more difficult than ever, the bears must make a critical decision . . . and for one bear the path ends here.

Detailed Plot Summary



The four bears are traveling across the ice after reuniting in the last book. They were walking when they stumble over a break in the ice, that a firebeast had made. Kallik is scared of an orca attacking, but Lusa assures her there is nothing to be afraid of. She jumps into the water and begins to swim, so Kallik and the others follow. Kallik spots an orca fin and begins to panic. Ujurak turns into an orca and helps Toklo fight them off. Finally, Toklo, Kallik and Lusa make it to the other side. Ujurak seems to have vanished but resurfaces as a bear a few moments later after turning into a very small fish to escape the angered orca. The bears keep going, and Ujurak is getting worried about not seeing any spirits dancing in the sky.
They start to dig out a shelter. Lusa discovers pebbles underneath the snow, confirming they were on an island. They can hear walruses in the distance and name the patch Walrus Rock. They begin to raise their hopes of getting off of the Everlasting Ice by following the walrus barks, but they find there are too many for them to hunt without getting seriously injured or killed. Instead, Toklo catches a rabbit and the bears go to sleep. The next day, they set off again, and Ujurak is still worried about spirits. They swim to another island, and a polar bear sees them before running away. and they build a den for the night. The next morning, they see a polar bear who they chase away from a seal she had caught. The others want to eat it but Lusa thinks it smells bad. The others ignore her, so Lusa knocks it off a cliff and the others get mad at her; they do forgive her and Kallik feels bad that the others were being mean to Lusa.
Later, they go and meet the bear, named Sura, who had ran away and left the seal. She is very ill and she has a cub. Kallik feels bad because the bear was probably going to die so she decides to check on them in the night. When she returns Sura is dead, but the cub is still alive. Kallik rescues him and names him Kissimi.
The bears realize that the water the seals are caught from is poisoned. They warn the residents of the island about it, and Ujurak gives the sick bears moss to swallow, so that they can vomit up the poisoned seal they had eaten. The bear who had seen them arrive, Yakone, takes a liking to Kallik, inviting her to go swimming and hunt. They teach the polar bears how to hunt Musk Oxen. Ujurak turns into a seal to convince the seals in the poisoned waters to go to another part of the island with clean, poison free water. After he finally convinces them to leave, he turns into an orca to see if they had listened to him, so the seals fight him, and he leaves before he can be seriously injured.
Kallik is struggling to look after Kissimi, since she has none of the milk Kissimi desparatly needs. When a hostile bear named Unalaq begins to track Kissimi, Toklo fights him to keep him away whilst Kallik hides Kissimi.
When the bears manage to destroy an oil rig, Lusa is shot by a firestick, and a metal bird causes an avalanche, killing Ujurak.
Kallik realizes that she cannot look after Kissimi, so she returns him to his kin. Before they leave, Yakone to go with the Seekers, as he had become a good friend of Kallik. The bears and their new companion then leave to begin their long journey home.




Characters

Polar Bears

Black Bears

Grizzly Bears

Seals

Humans

Trivia

  • Ashia's name is mistakenly spelled as 'Aisha'.[7]
  • The final book in the first arc.

References

  1. Revealed on Amazon.com
  2. Revealed on www.arbookfind.com
  3. Revealed in Spirits in the Stars Dedication
  4. Revealed on Amazon.com
  5. Fantastic Fiction.com
  6. Fantastic Fiction.com
  7. Cite needed


Seekers Books
The Original Series The Quest BeginsGreat Bear LakeSmoke MountainThe Last WildernessFire in the SkySpirits in the Stars
Return to the Wild Island of ShadowsThe Melting SeaRiver of Lost BearsForest of WolvesThe Burning HorizonThe Longest Day
Mangas Toklo's StoryKallik's AdventureLusa's Tale


Spirits in the Stars Chapters
Chapter 1Chapter 2Chapter 3Chapter 4Chapter 5Chapter 6Chapter 7Chapter 8Chapter 9Chapter 10Chapter 11Chapter 12Chapter 13Chapter 14Chapter 15Chapter 16Chapter 17Chapter 18Chapter 19Chapter 20Chapter 21Chapter 22Chapter 23Chapter 24Chapter 25Chapter 26

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