The Unsuspecting Mage (The Morcyth Saga Book 1)

By Brian S. Pratt

“Want to be a mage? Then can we have the activity for you…”

Sounds nice for a veteran role-player. whilst on-the-job education involves scuffling with demons, studying magic via trial and mistake, and residing in an international with out bathroom paper, issues may well get tough. yet to be dropped in the course of a wooded area and having to do it by yourself with out instruction…welcome to James’ world.

It all will get began whilst his grandfather indicates to James, a tender guy at the verge of graduating highschool, that he try out the next commercial for a job.

“Magic! actual Magic! Ever desired to study? We require a person with intelligence and a disciplined brain. these good versed in fable novels and position taking part in video games a plus. may have to travel.”

Sounded just like the ideal task for a veteran role-player and avid myth reader. James had no notion he’d be whisked to a different international, thoroughly bring to an end from family and friends. Arriving in a meadow in the course of a wooded area, he’s greeted via a creature now not solely human. He used to be then advised 3 things:

Magic works here…

Don’t attempt to move home…

Get to the village of Trendle…

Then the creature vanished.

Which approach used to be Trendle? the place used to be he? What may inhabit the wooded area that might search his ruination? those have been yet a number of the questions wanting to be unraveled.

Alone with in basic terms his wits and information gleaned from thousands of books and dungeon campaigns, he began simply attempting to continue to exist. He quickly discovered that one mistake, one lapse in judgment may suggest his loss of life.

Not lengthy after arriving, he made the acquaintance of Miko, a street-wise child who quick grew to become his good friend and better half. Little did he recognize that the power inside this baby from the streets of Bearn, a power that will be verified repeatedly as they waded via conflict after conflict, delved in hidden passages deep underneath the earth, and confronted off opposed to an the may perhaps of an Empire, will be worthy within the trials ahead.

The Unsuspecting Mage is the 1st e-book of The Morcyth Saga, a seven publication epic fable experience. It follows James as he seeks first to grasp the paintings of magic then to discover explanation why he were delivered to this unusual new global the place armies are at the stream and gods meddle within the affairs of fellows.

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Whereas they ate, the daylight dimmed, the solar sank reduce and decrease at the back of the mountains. by the point they entire consuming, the 1st stars seemed within the sky. Miko introduced that his outfits have been really dry. nervous to go away the cross at the back of them James stated, “Let’s get going and pray we aren't obvious as we go out the move. ” He used a stick and scattered the fireplace, kicking airborne dirt and dust over it till it was once thoroughly out. They driven the boat to the sting of the river until eventually it floated, after which Miko hopped in. as soon as seated with the oars on the prepared, James gave the boat a last push as he jumped in and so they floated out onto the river.

They have been not able to determine the place the sound originated because the gentle from the orb didn’t expand relatively that a long way. the steps ended at a stone platform carved out of the wall of the cavern. Upon the stone platform, sitting on a wood rack used to be a small boat that appeared as though it will possibly seat 4 humans conveniently. fastened at the wall subsequent to the boat have been oars resting on numerous pegs. on the fringe of the platform flowed a quick relocating underground river. It disappeared via a large tunnel within the wall. Its ceiling appeared slightly excessive adequate to permit enough clearance for the boat not to mention any passengers.

He hung there a second until eventually the spell subsided then slide to the floor. The tapestry that had as soon as held on the wall, fell with him, masking him as though it used to be his loss of life shroud. James became to Tinok as one in all his attackers fell again, the man’s tunic lower than his left arm now crimson as his life’s blood flowed from him. Tinok simply parried a sequence of assaults from the remainder soldier, earlier than cutting him around the forearm, inflicting him to drop his sword. He twisted and together with his different knife, got here in and thrust among the ribs, piercing his center.

It’s hardly ever worthy sending anyone via a warfare quarter to bring. in truth, i've got copies. ” James produced the letter Ellinwyrd had written and passed it to Ollinearn. “He did ship this in addition” Ollinearn took the letter, broke the seal after which learn it. After he’d complete examining it he appeared to James. “He asks that I allow you to any approach i will be able to; very unusual. ” “Why may that be unusual? ” putting the letter at the desk he stated, “He hasn't ever made this sort of request prior to. furthermore, he makes no point out of your want.

He introduced them into the bed room and commenced cleansing the blood off Ceryn. no longer lengthy after starting, Ceryn woke up. His unforeseen grabbing of James’ hand startled him and approximately brought on James to spill the contents of the bowl. “I can look after this myself, I’m now not that susceptible. ” Smiling, James answered, “Just returning the prefer. You kept our lives available in the market final evening. ” “I imagine we either deserve credits for nonetheless being alive. ” Sitting up, he swung his legs over the sting of the mattress. “You have many surprises approximately you, sure?

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