Midnight Over Sanctaphrax, written by Paul Stewart, is the third book in the “Edge Chronicles” series in the fantasy genre. In this book, the young sky pirate Twig tries to save his father Cloudwolf from the weather vortex. Upon doing so he learns that Sanctaphrax is about to be destroyed by the mother storm. He and the crew of the sky ship Edgedancer fall from the sky and are scattered all over the edge. Twig and his new apprentice Cowlquape find all of his crew members, each in their own creepy, scary place. After this, Twig and Cowlquape return to Undertown, the city below Sanctaphrax, and cut the floating city loose, keeping the storm from stopping, and return life to the Riverrise waters saving everyone living on the Edge.
A theme in this book, unlike the other books in the Twig saga, is that Cowlquape discovers that his real purpose in life is to be among the Academics in the new Sanctaphrax. Although the story revolves around Twig, the main character, he meets a young apprentice who lost his way in life. Upon traveling with Twig on his journey to find his crew, Cowlquape learns a lot about...