L.E. Modesitt, Jr.'s Ordermaster continues his bestselling fantasy series the Saga of Recluce, which is one the most popular in contemporary epic fantasy.
Kharl has no sooner taken possession of the estate bestowed upon him for his aid in quelling a revolt, when he is summoned back to the capital to deal with rebellious nobles. Using even more deadly order magic Kharl become a famous and feared public figure, the Lord's Mage.
When called upon to return to the land he was driven from, Kharl must face an old enemy that threatens the land of his birth and his adopted new country.
“An intriguing fantasy in a fascinating world.”—Robert Jordan, New York Times bestselling author of The Wheel of Time® series
Saga of Recluce
#1 The Magic of Recluce / #2 The Towers of Sunset / #3 The Magic Engineer / #4 The Order War / #5 The Death of Chaos / #6 Fall of Angels / #7 The Chaos Balance / #8 The White Order / #9 Colors of Chaos / #10 Magi’i of Cyador / #11 Scion of Cyador / #12 Wellspring of Chaos / #13 Ordermaster / #14 Natural Order Mage / #15 Mage-Guard of Hamor / #16 Arms-Commander / #17 Cyador’s Heirs / #18 Heritage of Cyador /#19 The Mongrel Mage / #20 Outcasts of Order / #21 The Mage-Fire War (forthcoming)
Story Collection: Recluce Tales
Other Series by L.E. Modesitt, Jr.
The Imager Portfolio
The Corean Chronicles
The Spellsong Cycle
The Ghost Books
The Ecolitan Matter
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In The News
“In this thirteenth novel in the Saga of Recluse [sic], Modesitt's subtext is power and responsibility, explored both through the action-packed main plot and through Kharl's legal studies . . . . This thoughtful work should appeal to all readers of fantasy.” —VOYA
“Spiked with the author's customary pop psychology and propelled by rapid-fire plot spurts, this tale of a humble artisan's rise to mageship will likely leave YA fantasy readers hungry for more.” —Publishers Weekly
“This sequel to Wellspring of Chaos continues the ever-enchanting history of a world in which and law and chaos form the basis for both magic and morality. Modesitt's Recluce sagas derive their appeal from the evocation of reality in every detail of setting and character.” —Library Journal
“This is one of the better ones in this sequence, a nice mix of intrigue and overt actions. . .I was entertained throughout, and that is all I really was looking for.” —Chronicle