|Master of the Five Magics (1980) [Novel]|
by Lyndon Hardy
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To master five greats arts of magic and win a queen was not enough for Alodar the apprentice. He must do what no man dared!
Alodar was a mere apprentice thaumaturge, learning the least of the five great arts of magic. As such, h had no right to aspire to the hand of the fair lady, Queen Vendora, not even when he saved her during demon-inspired seige of her frontier castle. But aspire he did.
His quest forced him from one exacting branch of magic to another, with the rewards he earned always going to others. Finally, only the branch of wizardry remained - the great, almost lost art of controlling demons.
It was then he learned of the ancient plot behind his rise - and faced the greatest danger any man could dare!
Alodar's quest is not only a stirring tale of adventure, but also one of the most logical detailings of the laws of magic ever to appear in fantasy.
Original title: Master of the Five Magics
Genre: Fiction→ Fantasy→ Paranormal Powers→ Wizards, Sorcerers, Enchantresses. Etc.