The Shadow Sorceress: The Fourth Book of the Spellsong Cycle

The Shadow Sorceress: The Fourth Book of the Spellsong Cycle

L. E. Modesitt. Jr.


L.E. Modesitt, Jr., has built a large readership together with his well known myth novels set within the universe of Recluce. With greater than one million copies in print, he maintains 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 imaginitive global the place tune is the motor vehicle 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 army threats.

The Shadow Sorceress continues the tale all 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 strength and accountability while her mentor, Anna, the mythical Sorceress Protector of Defalk and the heroine of the unique trilogy, dies without warning ahead of Secca's education as a grasp magic wielder is wherever close to complete.

Despite her reservations in regards to the talents and power of the ruler of the dominion, Secca needs to instantly take command of all her magical assets to assist suppress inner dissension in a neighboring province. Then she needs to rally capability allies to raise the naval siege laid on Nordwei via the ocean monks, who deliver with them a brand new form of drumming magic that threatens the stability of energy on the earth, portending possibility and destruction no longer imagined for decades.

Secca learns to struggle battles with sorcerous talents she hasn't ever used earlier than, whereas major a military for the 1st time. She needs to grasp international relations as a way to retailer her ruler and his country, shape alliances with unfriendly strength allies, and mediate energy struggles between bold and disparate societies. while she discovers an unforeseen probability for romance and companionship in an international the place few males are clever sufficient to worth girls as whatever greater than better halves, mistresses, or mothers.

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

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