Alcatraz Versus the Knights of Crystallia

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Alcatraz Versus the Knights of Crystallia is a juvenile fiction novel by Brandon Sanderson, published in October 2009 by Scholastic Press. It is the third book in the Alcatraz Series following Alcatraz Versus the Evil Librarians in 2007 and Alcatraz Versus the Scrivener's Bones in 2008.

Plot summary[edit]

Alcatraz Versus the Knights of Crystallia continues the adventures Alcatraz Smedry and his unusual family and friends who are members of the Free Kingdoms and fighting to protect the world from the cult of Evil Librarians. Alcatraz has finally made it to Nalhalla, location of the Smedry family's home and Crystallia, the kingdom of the Crystin Knights. Alcatraz and his group must work fast to prevent the librarian takeover of the kingdom of Mokia (another of the free kingdoms) and their infiltration of spies into the ranks of the Knights of Crystallia.

Characters[edit]

Joining Alcatraz on his quest are Grandpa Smedry; Bastille Dartmoor, Grandpa's bodyguard and a Crystin Knight; Folsom Smedry, a cousin who is a literary critic; Himalaya, a reformed librarian, and She Who Cannot Be Named, the nicest librarian in existence. She is also a complete psychopath.

Smedry Talents[edit]

Folsom Smedry has the talent of being an extremely bad dancer, which is later passed onto Himalaya. It comes in handy during battle and happens whenever they hear music.