Synopses & Reviews
Random House Fantasy brings you the first three titles of Tamara Pierce's The Immortals series. Set in the world Pierce introduced in her Song of the Lioness quartet, The Immortals chronicles a time when Tortall is invaded by immortal creatures and a girl is born with a magical gift that could save the balance of nature. "Daine is a super new heroine who makes this action-packed fantasy a joy to read", says the Voice of Youth Advocates.
Daine arrives on the island of Carthak, a sworn enemy al Tortall, to heal the emperor's dying birds. While healing the birds is easy, Daine discovers that she can also bring back the dead -and almost dies herself. What will she do with this fantastic power? And how can she use it when the gods finally take vengeance on the evil empire of Carthak?
Daine sails to Cathak as part of a peace treaty delegation from Tortall. There she is amazed by strange and wondrous sights, including rooms filled with dinosaur bones and the Emperor Mage's zoo. But she also senses a darkness beneath all the gold and glitter, a darkness that lies in wait. At the same time, Daine is discovering that her own wild magic is growing again, this time giving her powers both great and terrifying.
Emperor Mage is the third book in The Immortals series, which chronicles a time when the world is invaded by immortal creatures and a girl is born with a magical gift that could restore the very balance of nature.