I have been considering a foreword for my novel, my novel will be aim at early teens. I hope that the foreword will tantalise the reader enough to make them want to read the book. I plan to do this by suggesting that the reader, is the only one who is privy to a dark ancient secret that dates back to the medievil times, and he/she must keep this secret or jeopardise the safety of the world - cheesey I know but I plan to make this sound very real. I have something written already where the reader is asked blantantly, if they want to know a secret, then if they are worthy to hear this secret and finally, can they keep a secet and if the answer is yes to all these questions, then they must take the solemn oath. My question: am I using the foreword in the right context and if not what how should I title this piece. I also was wondering if the temptation of knowing a dark secret is enough to tempt the teenager reader or is it too childish for the age range?