(From the publisher):
HIGH MAGIC had been lost to Valdemar centruies ago when the last Herald-Mage gave his life to save the kingdom from destruction by dark sorceries.
Yet now the realm is at risk again. And Elspeth, Herald and heir to the throne, must take up the challenge, abandoning her home to find a mentor who can awaken her untrained mage abilities. But other, too, are being caught up in a war against sorcerous evil.
The Taledras scout Darkwind is the first to stumble across the meanace creeping fort from the "Uncleansed Lands." And as sorcery begins to take its toll, Darkwind may be forced to call up powers he has sworn never to use again if he and his people are to survive an enemy able to wreak greater devastation with spells of destruction than with swords...
Original title: Winds of Fate
Genre: Fiction→ Fantasy→ Sword and Sorcery