|About the Book|
The dark wizard Gault threatens to sink Island World into a storm of war.The struggles to find the Star of Torne strain a fragile society still recovering from Gwaums dominance.This epic adventure fantasy tale begins with a mysterious summons toMoreThe dark wizard Gault threatens to sink Island World into a storm of war.The struggles to find the Star of Torne strain a fragile society still recovering from Gwaums dominance.This epic adventure fantasy tale begins with a mysterious summons to .Eran from the great wizard Turis. He travels to the Kingdom of Torne, accompanied with his cousin Keera, to the cottage near that Jarna that served as his uncle’s home. Here they find that they are to search for the lost Star of Torne, the magic crystal that designates the heir to the throne of Torne. That heir is Keera.The Star was lost at the death of Queen Betsa and never found.Thus, Keera and Eran begin their search. But others search also, including Ruther, Keera and Eran’s cousin and current king of Torne. Their search ends in the finding of the Star by the evil Ruther. Or did it?The epic fantasy tale Zerena begins with the young girl sold into slavery. Keera, now esconsced at the Oasis rescues her and resolves to end the endless wizard wars that plaque Island World. She founds the Order of Solaun to tame men’s passion for violence with sex and persuasion.She discovers the secret magic of immortality.Gault, son of Paarth and Vella, uses his cunning and magic to discover Zerena’s secrets. Lusting after the immortality the magic promised, he plots to use them to satisfy his own lust for power.Using dark, forbidden magic Gault manages to slay the Grand Wizard of the Council of Wizards and usurp the post. The magic derived from the powerful magic crystal he had discovered in the archives of the Hidden City would make him powerful. With the magic crystal’s power he could travel through space and observe his enemies, even toy with their minds. He was now set to rule Island World.Before the Storm is the third novel in the epic high fantasy adventure series, Myths and Legends of Island World: Chronicles of an Enchanted Land. The novel Before the Storm contains the four high fantasy tales, Restoration, Zerena, The Order of Solaun and Gault. These four stories bind together to tell the story of the enchanted land of Island World before the rise of the great wizard Tarque. The struggles of the two wizards as Tarque tries to stop Gaults crystal magic still populate the legends of Island World.In this epic adventure high fantasy series the powerful Wizards of the Golden Star rise to use their magic and courage to battle the evil monster Gwaum as well as other threats to their homeland of Island World.A. E. Mableson created a wonderful imaginary enchanted world of wizards and magic in this epic high fantasy series.