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The Moment of the Magician

by Alan Dean Foster

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Series: Spellsinger (4)

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In his continuing quest to find his way back to his own world, Jon-Tom the spellsinger must face off against a magician with sinister intentions Far to the south of the peaceful Bellwoods, where Jon-Tom the spellsinger continues trying to master the art of turning music into magic, a sinister force has awakened: a magician with great ambition and unheard-of power. He summons lightning to do his bidding, commands an army of faceless flying demons, and claims to come from another world‚??one Jon-Tom suspects might be his own. If he can somehow reason with the unknown magician, perhaps they can combine their talents and find a way to go home together. Wary of this new wickedness, Jon-Tom's suspicious mentor sends the spellsinger and his companions on a journey to the southlands, assuring him that the land they are to visit is "tropical, friendly, and largely uninhabited." As Jon-Tom learns all too often, in this mysterious world much will be proven catastrophically wrong.… (more)

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For Tim Hildebrandt, A good friend and a fellow journeyer Through the lands of Never-Never. . .
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Fantasy. Fiction. HTML:

In his continuing quest to find his way back to his own world, Jon-Tom the spellsinger must face off against a magician with sinister intentions Far to the south of the peaceful Bellwoods, where Jon-Tom the spellsinger continues trying to master the art of turning music into magic, a sinister force has awakened: a magician with great ambition and unheard-of power. He summons lightning to do his bidding, commands an army of faceless flying demons, and claims to come from another world‚??one Jon-Tom suspects might be his own. If he can somehow reason with the unknown magician, perhaps they can combine their talents and find a way to go home together. Wary of this new wickedness, Jon-Tom's suspicious mentor sends the spellsinger and his companions on a journey to the southlands, assuring him that the land they are to visit is "tropical, friendly, and largely uninhabited." As Jon-Tom learns all too often, in this mysterious world much will be proven catastrophically wrong.

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"TROPICAL, FRIENDLY AND LARGELY UNINHABITED
was how Clothahump the wizard had described the swamps of the south. But from warring colonies of tough-talking praire dogs, to the magical mime-vines, to a mammoth mountain of living muck and a hidden colony of dreaded Plated Folk. Jon-Tom teh spellsinger and his otter comrad Mudge find their journey southward full of strong spells and deadly foes.
Should they ever reach the city of Quasequa, their mission is to unmask the mysterious new magician, Marcus the Ineluctable. But Marcus' forces seem unlimted, his hunger for power insatiable, and his influence over his followers total. Is the spellsinging magic of Jon-Tom enough to save Quasequa - and all of the wizard's world?
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