Forging the Darksword by Margaret WeisForging the Darksword by Margaret Weis

Forging the Darksword

byMargaret Weis, Tracy Hickman

Mass Market Paperback | December 1, 1987

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From the bestselling authors of The Rose of the Prophet and The Death Gate Cycle, the first in a majestic saga of magic, fantasy, and adventure
 
In the enchanted realm of Merilon, magic is life.
 
Born without magical abilities and denied his birthright, Joram is left for dead. Yet he grows to manhood in a remote country village, hiding his lack of powers only through constant vigilance and ever more skillful sleight-of-hand.
 
Forced to kill a man in self-defense, Joram can keep his secret from the townspeople no longer: he has no magic, no life. Fleeing to the Outlands, Joram joins the outlawed Technologists, who practice the long forbidden arts of science. Here he meets the scholarly catalyst Saryon, who has been sent on a special mission to hunt down a mysterious “dead man” and instead finds himself in a battle of wits and power with a renegade warlock of the dark Duuk-tsarith caste.
 
Together, Joram and Saryon begin their quest toward a greater destiny—a destiny that begins with the discovery of the secret books that will enable them to overthrow the evil usurper Blachloch . . . and forge the powerful magic-absorbing Darksword.
Best known for her work on the DragonLance fantasy series, Margaret Weis was born on March 16, 1948 in Independence, Missouri. She graduated from the University of Missouri in 1970. She worked for Herald Publishing House, starting as a proofreader and leaving as the editorial director of their trade press division. In 1983, she went to...
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Title:Forging the DarkswordFormat:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 6.9 × 4.2 × 0.8 inPublished:December 1, 1987Publisher:Random House Publishing Group

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ISBN - 10:0553268945

ISBN - 13:9780553268942

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Darksword These books have to be the best series of books I have ever read. They are all written so well it makes one hope that there will be more written. I still read them again now and then just to have a really good read.
Date published: 2002-10-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A good book This book is captivating and imaginative. It asks some interesting questions and is set in a world of mystery and intrigue.
Date published: 2002-02-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from forging the darksword this book and the whole darksword books are the best! they changed my life!(REALLY)
Date published: 1999-05-15

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/Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman In the enchanted realm of Merilon, magic is life. Born without magical abilities, Joram is left for dead but grows to manhood with the help of his constant vigilance and sleight-of-hand skills. When he meets the scholarly catalyst Saryon, the two join forces, attempting to forge the powerful magic-absorbing Darksword and o