By L. E. Modesitt Jr.
Countless numbers of years ahead of the time of Imager, the continent of Lydar is fragmented. Years of battle have consolidated 5 international locations into three--Bovaria, Telaryn, and Antiago. Quaeryt is a pupil and a pal of Bhayar, the younger ruler of Telaryn. nervous approximately his destiny and the escalating intrigues in Solis, the capital urban, Quaeryt persuades Bhayar to ship him to Tilbor, conquered ten years previous by way of Bhayar’s father, with the intention to see if the quantity and quantity of occupying troops might be diminished for you to be re-deployed to the border with warlike Bovaria.
Quaeryt has controlled to hide the truth that he's an imager, because the lifestyles expectations of imagers in Lydar is brief. in advance of Quaeryt departs, Bhayar’s youngest sister passes a letter to the scholar-imager, a letter which can good embroil Quaeryt within the welter of court docket politics he had was hoping to go away at the back of. On best of that, on his voyage and trip to Tilbor he needs to face pirates, storms, poisonings, tried homicide, in addition to getting to know the truth that he isn't really who he notion he used to be. To make all of it worse, the order of students to which he belongs is jeopardized in additional methods than one. Scholar is a Kirkus experiences better of 2011 Science Fiction & Fantasy title.
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