Author: Neil Gaiman
Eighteen-year-old Tristan Thorn is in love. The object of his love is Victoria Forester. One night, when Tristan is walking her home, they see a shooting star fall in the land of Faerie. Tristan promises to bring it to Victoria, in return for her hand in marriage. Thinking him incapable of accomplishing his mission, Victoria agrees. Tristan has no clue that he is about to embark on an epic journey. Meanwhile, in Stormhold, the King hurls the ring of Power into the sky and it knocks down the star that Tristan has gone in search of. Tristan discovers the star, which is a young woman named Yvaine. She has hurt her foot in the fall. The sons of Stormhold are after her. The mighty witches are after her heart. Will Tristan be able to rescue her? Will Victoria accept his love? Who will rule Stormhold?