L. E. MODESITT, JR. is the bestselling author of more than seventy novels encompassing two science fiction series, the Ghost Books and the Ecolitan Matter, and four fantasy series, the Imager Portfolio, the Saga of Recluce, the Spellsong Cycle and the Corean Chronicles. He lives in Cedar City, Utah.
"A writer of exceptional fantasy, Mr. Modesitt leaves the reader in no doubt about the price of power and the bittersweet triumph of the human spirit in this splendid new Recluce adventure." --Romantic Times "Modesitt's many fans will enjoy this, as will any reader who relished intricate plotting, sympathetic characters, and action galore." --Publishers Weekly "A sturdy addition to a superior series." --Kirkus Reviews