Within each of us is a warrior of light. Each of us is capable of listening to the silence of the heart, of accepting failure without letting it get us down and of holding onto hope even in the face of weariness and depression. This text is a guide to the process.
The trials of Paulo Coelho and his mysterious mentor, Petrus, are here recounted, as they journey across Spain in search of a miraculous sword - on a legendary road travelled by pilgrims of San Tiago since the Middle Ages. This is part adventure story, part guide to self-mastery.