The Shadow Sorceress: The Fourth Book of the Spellsong Cycle

L. E. Modesitt. Jr.


L.E. Modesitt, Jr., has constructed a large readership together with his well known myth novels set within the universe of Recluce. With greater than 1000000 copies in print, he keeps to construct a considerable viewers with every one new quantity. He widened that viewers with the 1st 3 volumes of the Spellsong Cycle set in a compelling and creative international the place song is the car for the construction and wielding of magic. He now returns to that universe for a brand new sequence of stories starring a brand new heroine who needs to face a succession of lethal political and armed forces threats.

The Shadow Sorceress continues the tale started within the first Spellsong trilogy yet specializes in the demanding situations dealing with Secca, now a tender Sorceress. She is thrust right into a place of energy and accountability while her mentor, Anna, the mythical Sorceress Protector of Defalk and the heroine of the unique trilogy, dies all at once ahead of Secca's education as a grasp magic wielder is anyplace close to complete.

Despite her reservations in regards to the abilities and power of the ruler of the dominion, Secca needs to instantly take command of all her magical assets to aid suppress inner dissension in a neighboring province. Then she needs to rally capability allies to boost the naval siege laid on Nordwei by way of the ocean monks, who deliver with them a brand new type of drumming magic that threatens the stability of strength on this planet, portending threat and destruction now not imagined for decades.

Secca learns to struggle battles with sorcerous talents she hasn't ever used ahead of, whereas best a military for the 1st time. She needs to grasp international relations for you to keep her ruler and his country, shape alliances with unfriendly strength allies, and mediate energy struggles between bold and disparate societies. whilst she discovers an unforeseen likelihood for romance and companionship in a global the place few males are clever adequate to price ladies as something greater than better halves, mistresses, or mothers.

Coping with those demanding situations, Secca proves herself greater than only a quickly research; she has develop into a girl with a unlimited capability for braveness, own development, and fearless dedication to survival and combating the nice fight.

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