Summary

Secca, a young sorceress, is thrust into a position of power and responsibility when the legendary Sorceress-Protector of Defalk dies unexpectedly before Secca's training as a master magic wielder is anywhere near complete.
As she leads an army for the first time, Secca finds that she must master diplomacy in order to save her ruler and his kingdom and form alliances with unfriendly potential allies. At the same time, she discovers the unexpected potential for love and companionship in a world where few men are wise enough to value women as anything more than wives, mistresses, or mothers.
Coping with it all, Secca proves herself to be more than just a quick study; she has become a courageous woman who shows a fearless commitment to fighting the good fight.
©2001 L. E. Modesitt, Jr. (P)2015 Tantor
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"The saga continues on course toward becoming Modesitt's most outstanding work of fantasy." ( Booklist)
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5 out of 5 stars
By Joseph Hunter on 10-06-18

This book begins the story of new sorceress

So This book had a nice farewell to a beloved character in the first few books.....and setup some new spells.... with new battles on the sea....it's a adventure!! Hope you enjoy!!

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5 out of 5 stars
By Craig Pfaff on 22-05-15

Another great book by Modesitt

I have been a huge fan of Modesitt for years and this book is no exception. if you enjoy a great epic fantasy this is a great book for you

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