|Aurian (1994) [Novel]|
by Maggie Furey
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Series: Artefacts of Power
(From the publisher):
To the city of Nexis, where Magefolk rule uneasily over a race of mortals, a young girl named Aurian comes to learn the magic arts. Aurian, a quicksilver swordswoman, has inherited Earth-magic from her mother and Fire-magic from her father. Unawakened within her lie far greater powers, coveted by Archmage Miathan, who intends to possess her. But Aurian bravely flouts the Mages' Code and takes a mortal lover.
Maddened by rage and jealousy, the corrupt Archmage schemes to destroy her, unleashing cataclysmic forces from a lost age. Aurian is the only Mage strong enough to oppose Miathan, but to do so she must take up forbidden weapons of long-lost magic, at grave peril of her own destruction...or the annihilation of her very world.
Original title: Aurian
Genre: Fiction→ Fantasy→ Sword and Sorcery
Fiction→ Fantasy→ Paranormal Powers