By A. M. Dellamonica
The sequel to Indigo Springs, "A psychologically astute, hugely unique debut—complex, eerie, and totally believable." —Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review
This strong sequel to the A.M. Dellamonica's Sunburst Award–winning modern fable Indigo Springs starts within the small city in Oregon the place Astrid Lethewood came upon an underground river of blue liquid—Vitagua—that is natural magic. every thing it touches is modified. the bottom line is out—and the area isn't an identical. Astrid's ally, Sahara, has been corrupted by means of the blue magic, and now leads a cult that seeks to rule the realm. Astrid, nonetheless, attempts to heal the world.
Conflicting targets, star-crossed fans, and people who worry and hate magic mix in a negative conflagration, pitting pal opposed to buddy, magic opposed to magic, and the facility of countries opposed to a small band of zealots, with the destiny of the area at stake.
Blue Magic is a strong tale of non-public lives replaced by way of earthshaking occasions that would ensnare readers in its poignant story of a global touched by means of magic and stricken by its outcomes.
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Lord Verminaard had been an enormous human— standing nearly seven feet tall, big-boned, fleshy, and heavily muscled. “The mines,” suggested Grag. ” “The mines are outside the fortress walls. ” “You auraks can walk through air, or so I’ve heard,” Grag replied. ” “We walk the halls of magic, of time and space,” said Dray-yan reprovingly. “I could carry the bastard, I suppose, though he weighs a ton. Still, one must make sacrifices for the cause. I’ll dispose of him tonight. Now, tell me what’s going on in the fortress.
We have that meeting today with Elistan and the Seekers. I want you and your people to attend. ” Riverwind nodded but said nothing. “I know this is bad timing,” Tanis added ruefully. ” “From what you were saying, you have already decided we should stay,” said Riverwind. “Is that wise? ” “True,” said Tanis, “but the pass between here and Pax Tharkas is blocked by rocks and snow. The dragonarmy has better things to do than chase after us. They’re conquering nations. ” Riverwind turned his penetrating gaze full on Tanis.
The mines are outside the fortress walls. ” “You auraks can walk through air, or so I’ve heard,” Grag replied. ” “We walk the halls of magic, of time and space,” said Dray-yan reprovingly. “I could carry the bastard, I suppose, though he weighs a ton. Still, one must make sacrifices for the cause. I’ll dispose of him tonight. Now, tell me what’s going on in the fortress. ” “No,” said Grag, adding bluntly, “and they won’t be. Both Pyros and Flamestrike are dead. The fool dragons killed each other.