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Legacies (2002) [Novel]
by L.E. Modesitt, Jr. Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Series: Corean Chronicles
Part: 1

Summary (From the publisher):

Millennia ago, a magical disaster caused the fall of a great worldwide civilization, then end of a golden age. New civilizations have fought their way up from the ancient descruction and chaos, knowing little of the lost world that preceded them or the details of its fall. Corus today is a world of contending countries and people, and also of strange animals and supernatural creatures. It is a place of magical powers, and of a few people who are Talented enough to use them. Alucius, the hero of the story is one.

Born into a successful herder family, sone of a father who was killed in action while serving in the militia, Alucius is raised on the family Nightsleep ranch by his mother and grandparents, and schooled at home. He shows very strong Talent even as a child and is warned gravely that he must never reveal this, lest he spend his life in servitude to some rich and powerful person. But as he grows to young manhood, Alucius must serve in the Militia like his father before him. When his country is invaded by the slave armies of the Matrial, immortal ruler of neighboring Madrien, Alucius is captured and enslaved.

A time of changes has come upon the world of Corus. If the evil surrounding the Matrial is not ended, those changes will not be happy ones. Gradually, Alucius realizes that he and his Talent have a central role to play.

Original title: Legacies
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionScience FictionScience Fantasy

Edition #1: Legacies

Legacies (2002)
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Language: English

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Legacies (October 25, 2002)

Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Tor Books
ISBN: 0765305615
Dimensions: 6.4 x 9.4 x 1.6
Pages: 560

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