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Magic's Pawn (The Last Herald Mage)
Series: The Last Herald Mage
Volume: 1
Genre: Fantasy
ISBN: 0886773520
Publisher: DAW
Price: $7.99
Reader Rating: 9 out of 10
Votes: 24
Magic's Pawn by Mercedes Lackey

Description: Vanyel grows up on Valedemar's frontier, and dreams of a future as a bard. He is sent to his aunt Savil, a famed Herald-Mage of Valdemar, who lives in the capital. Vanyel's father hopes she'll make a man of Vanyel. Vanyel instead finds a love that ends tragically.

His lover's death sparks incredible powers in him, but at the price of terible pain and guilt. His aunt Savil is entrusted with his instruction, but she is unable to provide help and healing enough- they must seek it together, afar.

Savil asks a Shin’a’in Adept for help but the boy’s wild talent is already beyond control – and Valdemar itself is in desperate peril…

MAGIC’S PAWN is Book One of The Last Herald-Mage,
Mercedes Lackey’s magical trilogy of Vanyel’s struggle to fulfil the conditions of his Mage-hood and protect the Kingdom of Valdemar.

Also in this series are Magic's Promise, Magic's Price Return to the Mercedes Lackey page.

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