Kochine and the Whisper People
Kochine is a young man of the Mallumepet people that live on the edges of the Wellepmallu forest at the base of the mountains called Mallumep. In the forest are dark and shadowy creates called the Whisper People, but Kochine has nothing to fear. The Mallumepet People do not fear the Whisper People. But, Kochine quickly learns that the Whisper People might be more frightening than he imagined.
Boys of a certain age are sent on their Journey in order to be inducted into their society as men. Kochine is about to embark on his Journey and face the Whisper People on his own. Kochine discovers that there is plenty to fear in the forest.
Kochine and the Master of Whispers
Months after facing the Whisper People and becoming One Who Defeats Shadow, Kochine is on his way to becoming a tracker among his people. But, during his lessons, Kochine faces the Master of Whispers in an encounter that may not end well for Kochine and his family. Kochine must find the strength within him to survive the encounter.