(From the publisher):
Evelake WhitFauconer, only son to the Warden of Gaerillon, stood in danger of his stepmother's enmity and his uncle's insatiable ambition. The renegade mage, Borthen Berigold, was hired to destroy the bo0y - but he had other, blacker, plans.
Caradoc was young, impatient, impulsive. Despite his undoubted ability as a mage, and the affection and support of his master Forgoyle, the conservative faction within the Order of Healers decreed his expulsion.In his bitterness and despair he fell an easy prey to the wiles of Berigold. Soon his mage-hood, his very soul was at risk.
Margoth, Caradoc's sister, and the musician Serdor, his friend, found themselves embarked on a despairing quest to save Caradoc from himself - and Berigold. There were desperate dangers in store, but unexpected allies - including an enterprising youth with a surprising resemblance to the vanished Evelake...
Original title: The Burning Stone
Genre: Fiction→ Fantasy→ Sword and Sorcery