''The Sight'' by David Clements-Davies (author of ''Literature/FireBringer''), is a xenofictional novel about wolves and psychic powers.

A sequel has also been written: ''Fell''. It focuses on the titular character as he goes on his own personal quest revolving around the Sight and another child, similar to the relationship between Larka and human-baby Bran.

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!! This novel provides examples of:

* AccidentalMurder: [[spoiler:Morgra]] didn't mean to kill [[spoiler:a cub]], despite what most wolves think.
* AllLovingHero: Larka is one.
* AnimalEyeSpy: The Sight lets you do this.
* AntiAntiChrist: [[spoiler:Fell]] is [[spoiler:the wolf equivalent Satan, who freaks out [[BlindSeer Tsinga]] just by his presence.]] He's also a sometimes unfriendly but ultimately reasonable wolf, [[spoiler:who ends up siding with Larka after she reminds him of his past.]]
* AscendToAHigherPlaneOfExistence: [[spoiler: Larka dies, but appears as a heavenly figure to Kar at the end of the story.]]
* AnimalTalk: Aside from the obvious TranslationConvention, the wolves also have their own language called ''varg''. Examples include:
** ''Dragga'' - Alpha Male
** ''Drappa'' - Alpha Female
** ''Sikla'' - Omega
** ''Lera'' - Prey animals
* AnyoneCanDie: No one is safe, not even the main pack, [[spoiler:including Larka.]]
* ArcWords: ''The Sight.''
* BackForTheDead: After being PutOnABus for much of the book, [[spoiler:Skop]] returns to [[spoiler:pull Kar out of his SanitySlippage]] and then die.
* BackFromTheDead: But only for about a chapter, thanks to Morgra [[spoiler: performing the Summoning Howl.]]
* BadPowersGoodPeople: Many wolves think the sight is a naturally bad power, but Larka clearly isn't a villain. Start later explains that it is a fundamental part of nature that doesn't have a moral alignment.
* BarredFromTheAfterlife: All wolves are scared of drowning because they believe it will result in this.
* BecomingTheMask: [[spoiler: Fell]] is brainwashed into becoming Wolfbane for Morgra.
* BetaCouple: Khaz and Kipcha. It's also kind of a literal example, as Khaz was a Beta in Huttser's pack.
* BigBad: Morgra.
* BigDamnHeroes: [[spoiler:Larka]] reunites with [[spoiler:her parents]] just when they're about to [[spoiler:be forced to kill each other on Slavka's orders.]] Later [[spoiler:Kar]] shows up to save Larka from [[spoiler:being trapped in the Red Meadow.]]
* BittersweetEnding
* BlessedWithSuck: While the Sight is often seen as an extraordinary gift, Larka is shown throughout the book to resent it half the time, especially when she can't hunt without feeling her prey's pain as she kills it.
* BlindSeer: Tsinga
* BloodMagic: According to the prophecy, there needs to be a sacrifice of blood to activate the Vision.
* {{Brainwashed}}: Morgra does this to [[spoiler: Fell after she rescues him from the icy river.]]
* BreakTheCutie: Both Larka and Kar go through a lot, [[spoiler:losing their entire pack, Larka having to deal with her destiny and Kar being nearly killed in a fire and [[GoMadFromTheIsolation not taking well to being alone...]]]]
* ButtMonkey: Poor Bran couldn't catch a break.
* CaptainErsatz: Larka has several similarities to Rannoch of ''Literature/FireBringer''.
* CareBearStare: Larka uses her memories of love and happiness to [[spoiler:give Fell his memories back and dispel his anger.]]
* CarnivoreConfusion: Prey animals are sentient and Larka can feel their pain when she kills one, which means she's terrified of hunting.
* CoolOldLady: Brassa.
* ConstantlyCurious: Larka, when she is younger.
* CreateYourOwnVillain: Morgra genuinely wanted to be let into Huttser and Palla's pack, and her rejection pushed her fully into evil.
* CruelAndUnusualDeath: [[spoiler:Slavka]] threatens it for whoever wins [[spoiler:Huttser and Palla's]] InvoluntaryBattleToTheDeath.
* DarkMagicalGirl: [[spoiler:Fell]] is a RareMaleExample, as [[spoiler:a wolf with strong PsychicPowers who sides with the villain and is motivated by his deep loneliness, and who is eventually converted back to the heroes' side by Larka.]]
* DeadGuyJunior: First there's Fell, who is named after his grandfather. Then there's [[spoiler:Bran the baby, who Larka names after Bran the wolf]] and finally [[spoiler:Huttser and Palla's second litter.]]
* TheDeadliestMushroom: [[spoiler:At the end of the vision.]] At least [[spoiler:there's some chance of stopping this fate, but it's still probably going to happen...]]
* DeathByDespair: [[spoiler:Kipcha]] could have escaped from [[spoiler:the InevitableWaterfall]] like [[spoiler:Bran did]], but gave up due to [[spoiler:fearing what her pups' lives would be like without Khaz and guilty about even briefly wanting Larka dead out of jealousy.]]
* DisneyDeath: [[spoiler: Fell after seemingly drowning]] and [[spoiler:Kar after seemingly being killed in a fire.]]
* DoingInTheWizard: After a whole book of mythological stories about the origin of wolves and humans [[spoiler:The Vision allows the lera to see the scientific version of events.]]
* TheDragon: [[spoiler: Fell]] becomes this for Morgra for a brief time as a secret weapon against Larka.
* DwindlingParty: Morgra curses the pack do die one by one. [[spoiler:The curse was never real, but nearly all of the pack dies just as she predicted.]]
* EvilVersusEvil: On one side of the Balkar/Rebel conflict is Morgra, the BigBad, who is insane. On the other side of the conflict is Slavka, a mix of GeneralRipper and WellIntentionedExtremist... who is ''also'' insane. [[spoiler: Slavka has the chance to get better at the end. Morgra does not.]]
* FamilyUnfriendlyDeath: And how....
* FantasyPantheon: Most notably, Tor and Fenris.
** And also Sita, who is the Jesus-equivalent for the wolves.
** Can't forget Wolfbane, who, in contrast to Sita, was the equivalent of Satan.
* GoMadFromTheIsolation: [[spoiler:Kar]], though he gets over it.
* [[spoiler: TheHeroDies]]
* HeroicAlbino: Larka is a pure white wolf, and is an AllLovingHero.
* HeroicBSOD: Larka experiences one after [[spoiler: she witnesses her entire family and pack die one by one as a result of the prophecy surrounding her]]. And later Palla when [[spoiler:Morgra tells her about Fell's fate.]
* HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler: Larka]].
** Also, [[spoiler:Bran the Omega.]]
* IdenticalStranger: Larka and Slavka are noted to look exactly alike.
* IJustWantToBeNormal: Larka feels this.
* ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice: [[spoiler:Khaz]] gets impaled in a hunting trap. And the wolves also pass by many impaled humans.
* InevitableWaterfall: When the pack is crossing a river, [[spoiler:Kipcha and Bran]] are swept up, and there is unsurprisingly a waterfall. [[spoiler:Only Bran survives it.]]
* InfantImmortality: Baby Bran. How many babies can go through what he did?
** Horribly, horribly averted in the case of [[spoiler: Kipcha's unborn pups]], though....
* InvoluntaryBattleToTheDeath: [[spoiler:Slavka]] forces [[spoiler: Huttser and Palla]] into this as a fight to the death by threatening a CruelAndUnusualDeath for the winner, to ensure they will fight [[MercyKill to protect their "enemy"]].
* ItSucksToBeTheChosenOne: Again, Larka.
* {{Jerkass}}: Fell is this to Kar at the beginning of the book when Larka starts giving Kar attention.
* KillEmAll: Not quite, but it comes ''very [[PrecisionFStrike f*cking]] close''.
* LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters: Wait until the first part of the book is over....
* LovableCoward: Kar starts out as this.
** And then there's Bran the Omega.
* LoveInterest: Kar is this for Larka, and vice-versa.
* MentorOccupationalHazard: [[spoiler:Brassa, Tsinga and Tsarr]] end up dead by the end of the story. [[AvertedTrope Averted]] with [[spoiler:Skart]], who survives until the end of the book.
* MercyKill: [[spoiler:Huttser and Palla]] go along with spoiler:trying to kill each other at [[spoiler:Slavka's]] command to spare the other the fate of winning and facing a [[CruelAndUnusualDeath far worse death.]]
* MythologyGag: Several {{Shout Out}}s to ''Literature/FireBringer'', since they are set in the same universe. Rannoch is mentioned as having the Sight, and the ''varg'' word ''Lera'' was also used in ''Fire Bringer''.
* NiceJobBreakingItHero: [[spoiler: Had the pack welcomed Morgra she wouldn't have become an antagonist.]]
* NobleWolf: Unsurprisingly, there are many of these.
* PoliticallyIncorrectHero: [[TheMentor Skart]] has a strong prejudice against ravens, which [[AllLovingHero Larka]] calls him out on.
* PowerTrio: Larka, Kar, and Fell form one, at least at first.
* PlotArmor: Normally very much [[AvertedTrope averted]], but notably played straight [[spoiler:at the climax of Part 2, where nearly all of the Free Wolves are killed by the Searchers or humans, but all of the named characters somehow survive.]]
* ThePromise: Larka, Kar, and a grudging Fell formed one when they were younger, calling it "the Pact". As the end of the book comes, Kar is the one who holds onto this promise the strongest.
* PropheciesRhymeAllTheTime
* ProphecyTwist: A rare example that works in the heroes' favor: [[spoiler:the prophecy does not say that none shall be free, just rhetorically asked who shall be free.]]
* RaisedByWolves: Bran, literally.
* RebelLeader: Slavka.
* RescuedFromTheUnderworld: Sort of. [[spoiler: Larka]] hadn't died when [[spoiler: she made the trip to the Red Meadow. Kar]] ends up rescuing [[spoiler:her by calling her name over and over when the dead tried keeping her there permanently]].
* SanitySlippage: [[spoiler: Kar after he survives the fire.]] He gets better though, when [[spoiler: Skop lives with him until his death from an infected wound.]]
* ShoutOut: Skart briefly mentions Rannoch from ''Literature/FireBringer''.
-->"There is an old story of a Herla, a red deer, who learnt how to do it. His name was Rannoch and he lived on an island to the north-west."
* SpoilerTitle: [[spoiler: Fell]] dies a few chapters into the book, but [[spoiler: [[NotQuiteDead having a sequel named after him might tip off a few people about his fate.]] ]]
* StartOfDarkness: For Morgra, it was being accused of killing a cub and subsequently being banished for it. In truth [[spoiler: she had been trying to save it from a predatory fox, and bit the cub's scruff too hard, accidentally killing it.]]
* StupidSacrifice: [[spoiler:Larka is resigned to her fate after having a vision of her death when the prophecy is fulfilled, but she realizes right before the bridge she and Morgra are standing on is about to collapse that she does have a chance of changing the future. She debates with herself about whether she still needs to die, and ultimately decides to jump to safety, but just barely misses.]]
* StormingTheCastle: Harja, the citadel where the climax happens.
* TakeItToTheBridge: Larka and Morgra confront each other on the bridge in Harja [[spoiler:which collapses and kills them both.]]
* ThenLetMeBeEvil: [[spoiler: Morgra spoiler:didn't ever intend to kill a cub]], but her being accused of this crime leads to her doing far worse.
* ThoseTwoGirls: Keeka and Karma.
* WhamEpisode: Of the chapters, "Ice", "The Searchers", "Harja" and "Past and Future" stand out.
* YouCantFightFate: Larka knows this, too. Doesn't stop her from treading near {{Wangst}} territory for a bit, though. Later [[SubvertedTrope subverted]] when [[spoiler:Larka learns that fate can be changed with difficulty in the Red Meadow, meaning she isn't doomed to die after all. In the end, she [[StupidSacrifice remembers this just a second too late.]]]]
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