L. E. Modesitt, Jr., is one of the standard setters in fantasy
today, and his most famous series is the Saga of Recluce. Each
novel fills in pieces of the history of this land where Chaos and
Order strive to maintain a magical balance.
Magi''i of Cyador marks the beginning of a new tale from
deep within the rich depths of the history of Recluce. This is the
story of Lorn, a talented boy born into a family of Magi''i. A
diligent student of remarkable talent, Lorn lacks only the single
most coveted attribute required of a Magus of Cyador:
unquestionable loyalty. Lorn is too independent for his own
So Lorn is forced to become a lancer officer, and he''s sent to the
frontier to fight off the all-too-frequent barbarian raids--a
career that comes with a 50% mortality rate. His enemies don''t
expect him to survive . . .
Lorn is a fresh, new character who will enrich one of today''s most
important fantasy series: the saga of Recluce.
Magi''i of Cyador is the tenth book in the saga of