The Dark is Rising is a childrenís fantasy novel about Will Stanton, a boy who discovers he has magical abilities on his eleventh birthday. As an Old One, it is Willís responsibility to help locate four Things of Power that will help the Light, a force for good, defeat the Dark forces. Willís first task is to complete the Circle of Signs by collecting six medallions. The Dark is Rising is the second book in the series of the same name.

Summary of The Dark Is Rising by Susan Cooper

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