Series ends in a Splintering Success

“If desires could change hearts, then he had enough to make every wrong in the world right.”

“Protecting the Poor,” is the third and final book in the series, “Tales of Faith” by author Amanda Tero.

Very sad to hear this is the last book in the series, but I know Tero will continue to write and inspire me even more with her other books. Tero’s series ended with a splintering success.

“Protecting the Poor” is a retelling of the legendary Robin Hood that has been a hero people have lived through many generations.

The character Dumphey is the hero of the story and main character. He earns his place with the lads of the forest after his thoughts on their stealing from the lord of the land and others. The lads in turn learn to respect him and his godly ways.

As Tero mentioned in one of her recent blogs, Robin Hood reminds her of David in the Bible, I can almost see where she got her inspiration. Throughout the story, I picture David but with a different plot. One thing that my mind kept battling with was Dumphey’s beliefs and commands for, “no killing the enemy,” unless in self-defense. I understand that, but I could not understand why he would never take the chances when possible.

This quote from Tero’s book had such a powerful statement. “The story of David with Abigail’s husband flashed before his mind. God had killed Nabal in His own time. Could he not do the same for someone like Lord Feroci?”

At one part of the story, Dumphey is given a chance at what could end his miserable life, but will he take it?

I must say I was completely blown away at the ending, but at the same time saw the lesson that Tero was trying to get across and praise her well. I wondered myself…if I were in Dumphey’s position could I have done the same thing?

With that being said, I shall not destroy the story for the reader as they must read it for themselves.

About Rebekah Sweet (22 Articles)
Rebekah Sweet is a freshman majoring in Mass Media Multimedia Concentration at Laramie County Community College. She hopes to use this degree as her future career. She was on yearbook staff and one of the main photographers her last year at Baptist College of Ministry from which she attended in the years 2009-2012. She was also the lead flutist for a small instrumental ensemble for which she was volunteered unexpectedly. Her leadership skills have led to her directing several plays that she has written. Designated as the manager, she has formed and frequently updates all of her church Social Media platforms and keeps up with personal closed groups in Facebook. Sweet has done several media projects for her current workplace, personal, activities and programs. During the Spring semester of 2019, Sweet was a co-news editor for Wingspan and wrote several articles on various subjects. She was awarded a scholarship in photography at the end of the semester. She also was given the opportunity to design a web page containing trophy archives of past performances and awards for LCCC. She also designed two web sites, one for school, the other personal. Sweet hopes to grow in her abilities in anything web related that pertains to her degree and her love for web design. Sweet has enjoyed writing since the age of ten and published her first book in February of 2019. She is working on several other books which she also hopes to publish soon. Her love for music has led to her ability to teach students as she plays several instruments. She is very adventurous and loves the outdoors always looking forward to hunting and fishing seasons. Contact her at or follow her on Twitter at @Reb35952702; Instagram-wdrebseaglet or rebstarwriter; or Facebook at Reb Sweet-Svetalagorsky. She may also be found on

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