Join Emory and Tostan as they face challenges that will either enhance their skills as wizard and warrior-or strike them dead. Travel with them as they encounter the slave traders of Fortun, stride through the gates of Tarbu Fortress, and descend into the dungeons of Zalgar. Bryunzet gives you a glimpse of the time that preceded Wizardmont, introducing you to the mad sorcerer Mellette and Grand Wizard Tarawak, and then propels you into a world where arrows scream, daimen roam the land, the Dark Cloud blocks the sun, and the Promise of the Stones lures one and all.
As the empire trembles, far from the war four unique children are discovering their powers. They are the first true Ascendants, in touch with the elements, able to shape the world. An empire descending into war is about to discover the wonder and terror of magic ...
James Barclay's new series is a triumph of epic plotting and heart-stopping action.
For hundreds of years, this lost colony planet has preserved order by dictating every detail of its citizens' lives - where they live, what they think, even whom they may love and marry. Any dissent is punished with the torturer's rack.
So successful is this brutal system that Magnus is hard-pressed to find anyone willing to oppose it - until he recruits a pair of star-crossed lovers to lead the revolution, and reeducates a band of deluded would-be aristocrats to become the planet's new rulers.
Here is Christopher Stasheff in top form: swashbuckling, stylish, and slightly subversive adventure from the author of the bestselling "Warlock" chronicles.