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Axis
Something is wrong in Achar. Brother-Leader Jaime of the Sensechal entrusts an important mission to the Battleaxe Axis Rivkahson, leader of the Sensechals elite fighting squad and bastard son of the now dead princess Rivkah. Axis must travel to the feared Silent Woman Woods, and to the keep within. There he is to find the long forgotten secrets of the Forbidden, who now threaten the Acharites from the north. On this journey he is to escort the Lady Far...
Battleaxe - Wayfarer Redemption 1
This is the first book of the Axis Trilogy (followed by Enchanter and StarMan). The story takes place in Achar, a land ruled by the Seneshal, a powerful religious organisation teaching the Way of the Plough and the fear of the god Artor. For centuries, the Seneshal has also been teaching that two other races living in Achar, the Icarii and the Avar, are evil magical creatures. They are called the Forbidden. Our hero, Axis, is the BattleAxe, the chi...
Beyond the Hanging Wall
Tor, Jul 2003, 24.95, 336 pp. ISBN: 076530449X In the kingdom of Escator, medical apprentice Garth Baxtor learns how to apply his gift of the healing touch and use of herbs under the tutelage of his father physician Joseph. Every year Joseph treks to the Veins to provide health care to the condemned prisoners working the mines instead of paying taxes. Garth accompanies his father on the trip. Garth notices one of the incarcerated has the tat...
Enchanter - Wayfarer Redemption 2
Enchanter is the second book of the Axis Trilogy (beginning with BattleAxe _The Wayfarer Redemption in the US_ and ending with StarMan). After the terrible battle of Gorkenfort, Axis is spending some time with his new family, among the Icarii. While learning the songs that are the core of his Enchanter powers, he is also training the Icarii Strike Force, for the oncoming confrontation with his hated brother Borneheld and Gorgrael's Skrealings. In t...

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Starman
StarMan is the third and final book of the Axis Trilogy (started with BattleAxe and Enchanter). After defeating his half-brother Borneheld, Axis and his army march North for the final battle against Gorgrael, whose bringing along his terrible legion of Gryphon. The situation seems hopeless. Meanwhile the Prophecy of the Destroyer goes on enfolding, and Azhure and Faraday both set off on a journey to fulfill their part. Azhure, accompanied by StarDr...
The Nameless Day
14th century history in an alternate universe with fight between good and evil characters to take over main character's mind. Whoever wins decides the future history of the earth....
Threshold
Tar, Sept 2003, 25.95, 448 pp. ISBN 0312876874 In the cold regions of the North known as Vinland lives Tirzah and her father who create beautiful glass objects. They are contented until Druse gambles away everything they earned, leaving them deeply in dept. To wipe out their arrears, they are sold into slavery and travel by boat to Ashdod in the South. There, Tirzah shows the Master of the Magi Boaz her unusual skill as a glassmaker. Boaz s...


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