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Spell Of Fate

Auhtor: Mayer Alan Brenner

Language: english
Published: 1992

Genres:

fiction,  fantasy
Downloads: 435
eBook size: 492Kb

Review by Bob Tobias, January 2005


Rating: (***)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'Spell Of Fate':

As Maximillian the Vaguely Disreputable comes close to solving the laws of conserving magic and tapping the gods power base the Creeping Sword is drawn more deeply into the fight between warring deities.

Excerpts from the Book 'Spell Of Fate':


... didn't much like to do research. Of course, Max thought, there's research and there's research. Everybody liked to steal good stuff if they could. Their ...
... her precision was important, it was more a masculine exclamation of huh! than a feminine sigh. To say it was a sigh would put the wrong spin ...
... or all of the Not Unreasonable Profit's passengers. That being said, any reception waiting for me would probably be the nastiest these were gods I'd ...
... thinks up these names? muttered Spilkas. Any boat with a name redundant as that deserves whatever it gets, if you don't mind my saying so. I ...
... now all of half-a-cable further out. He's not serious, thought Roni. But all of a sudden serious was just exactly what Shaa did look like. Get down ...
... become an artery of some stature. Not only that, it had traffic, both foot and cart. Most of the traffic had been heading in the same direction, west. ...
... on the square the depths of the alcove were fenced off with a stout iron rail and a hedge. Ahead of me was a row of stalls arrayed around an ornate ...
... to control whatever the Archives might contain, or to have others know he has his hand on whatever they think might be buried in your stacks. He hesitated. ...
... why not? Stowing the key, Shaa crossed light-footedly to the nearest street-adjacent tree, an oak of some stature, grabbed the lowest branch, and swung ...
... left the broccoli. The broccoli wasn't the largest problem he'd left behind, though. I don't know why I hadn't expected it. After all, everybody else seemed ...
... all that happy with the guy, actually, based on the sour expression that kept breaking through on her face. She kept taking her spectacles off and putting ...
... and pumping systems, but there was nothing magical about getting water out of an indoor tap. All the water had to do was flow. This it did through ...
... the point. Whatever his own feelings were or might be was immaterial. A plan is a plan. And this wasn't just any plan, either. It was now the plan ...
... for fireworks. Maybe I was just getting used to my contacts with him, because there were some other odd things about the way this encounter was shaping ...
... else's aura was sometimes an indispensable technique but it did have its costs. From Max's experience, those spellworkers who favored the procedure ...
... but since they'd pulled part of the ceiling down in front of that wall as they'd left, that exit clearly wasn't going to be used again any time soon. ...
... come on. What are you waiting for? This is not what I expected, Max was thinking. He didn't know what he'd expected, not really, but this certainly ...
... I've had that same thought. Just what is it he has talked you into? ... It didn't seem like much, she said, resting her hand on his shoulder. He ...
... for one of the namesake guests of honor of the festival now cruising through his probable point of touchdown. It was probably too much to expect ...
... not worth the trouble of living? Surely he couldn't mean... but he obviously did. I thought the curse restricted who I could fall in love with, Shaa ...