Title: He Who Would Come (The Wendel Wright Chronicles Book 2)
Author: Larry Forkner
The second book in the The Wendel Wright Chronicles.
On his sixteenth birthday, Wendel is suddenly portaled away from his friends and engulfed in a cocoon of golden-orange light. Just as the ancient records foretold; the year one fusion ritual, with the Mescalahem sun, has begun. When he returns to Sarah, Deadra and Nathan, Wendel discovers the ritual has left him with new and enhanced powers. He will need all of his new strength and powers, in the months ahead, to fight a new looming menace that is coming for Wendel and the Freedom Fighters.
The Ancient, evil one known as Culwhich, is a fearsome legend, who controls the terrible dark arts powers of ancient days. He is well aware of the millennium old prophecies regarding the young boy who will come. Culwhich knows of the powers Wendel will one day control. He is determined to destroy the boy before he can fulfill his destiny and become the man who will be called Arithor.
This book begins about where the first book left off. Judging from that book and this one, I’m left with the impression that we’ll be growing with the characters as the series continues. While there was some recapping done in this book, it wasn’t too overwhelming, especially with all the new characters and elements which were introduced.
Enhanced with powers for his 16th birthday, Wendel helps to save his friends from the evil known as Culwhich. I always love stories with a prophecy and seeing exactly how the author maps everything out as the book progresses. With six books, this series looks like it’s going to be a good one and I’m excited to see what other types of adventures the author adds to Wendel’s quest.