Jek Trayden is a Sartious Mage – famous for manipulating the heavy, green Sartious Energy with a skill that belies his age of just seventeen. But his power comes at a cost: terrible nightmares that attack both his mind and his body, leaving him with scars that he fears one may kill him.
The King has promised Jek a cure for the “darkness” that attacks him while he sleeps, if only he will perform a task. When the King reneges on his promise, Jek takes drastic action, kidnapping one of the royal princesses and fleeing the city in an attempt to persuade the King to keep his word. But far from solving his dilemma, Jek very soon realizes that his problems have only just begun… (More info)
This fantasy novel is set in a world populated by humans, the reptilian Krepps, Elves, and the bulbous, underground-dwelling Slugari. It links stories of the inhabitants of this mythical landscape, in which young human trainee warriors, chemists, psychics, and mages at the Academy of Kyrro are dragged into a war which threatens the very survival of their homeland… (More info)