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Lead: 18 Excite: 46 Amaze: 13 Direct: 11
The Iron Knight (1:28)
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Author: Julie Kagawa @Jkagawa

Series: The Iron Fey series

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 978-0373210367
Date Published: October 2011
Elements: Directive, Sound Effect, Special Effect, Video - Stock

Book 6 in the Iron Fey series. Interesting use of special effects over stock video footage to create the look of a custom video shoot. This trailer builds on the series but introduces enough to entice the viewer to explore the series if they are not familiar with it.

A level 3 trailer but only using titles to describe the book.


Trailers by Julie Kagawa

LEAD Analysis

Lead "My name—my True Name—is Ashallayn'darkmyr Tallyn." LEAD Timing Stopwatch.png
Excite [interest] Explains world and challenge.
Amaze [hook] "But the truths I face... may change my destiny... And all I've known... will be shattered."
Direct [directive] Book cover, website and line "Soulless. Banished."

Trailer Arc

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Publisher Intro

My name—my True Name—is Ashallayn'darkmyr Tallyn. I am the last remaining son of Mab, Queen of the Unseelie Court. And I am dead to her. My fall began, as many stories do, with a girl...

To cold faery prince Ash, love was a weakness for mortals and fools. His own love had died a horrible death, killing any gentler feelings the Winter prince might have had. Or so he thought.

Then Meghan Chase—a half human, half fey slip of a girl—smashed through his barricades, binding him to her irrevocably with his oath to be her knight. And when all of Faery nearly fell to the Iron fey, she severed their bond to save his life. Meghan is now the Iron Queen, ruler of a realm where no Winter or Summer fey can survive.

With the unwelcome company of his archrival, Summer Court prankster Puck, and the infuriating cait sith Grimalkin, Ash begins a journey he is bound to see through to its end—a quest to find a way to honor his vow to stand by Meghan's side.

To survive in the Iron Realm, Ash must have a soul and a mortal body. But the tests he must face to earn these things are impossible. And along the way Ash learns something that changes everything. A truth that challenges his darkest beliefs and shows him that, sometimes, it takes more than courage to make the ultimate sacrifice.

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