3) Sword quest
Swordbird volume Prequel
Wind-voice, a dove, seeks a sword made magical by the Great Spirit himself in order to save the world of birds from destroying themselves at war, but first he must confront an evil rival, archaeopteryx Maldeor.
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"Ys, city of wealth and wonder, has a history of dark secrets. Queen Malgven used magic to raise the great walls that keep Ys safe from the tumultuous sea. But after the queen's inexplicable death, her daughters drift apart. Rozenn, the heir to the throne, spends her time on the moors communing with wild animals, while Dahut, the youngest, enjoys the splendors of royal life and is eager to take part in palace intrigue. When Rozenn and Dahut's bond...