The Magestone (Witch World Series 4: Secrets of the Witch World #2)
They are two strangers whose people have been at war for a millennium. Mereth, a Dales trader, crosses the sea to Estcarp and the archival citadel at Lormt, seeking clues to the fate of a missing heirloom, an ancient jewel of Power. At the same time, an Alizonder hound lord, Kasarian, finds that an ancestor's key opens a magic gate to distant Lormt.
Alizonders are wolfish t...more
There're fewer murders in the book than the usual Witch World book, and there's more than usual description of everyday life at places like Lormt and on board Sulcar ships. The book's worth reading for that alone, I think.
Note on the blurb: Alizon and the Dales have NOT been at war for 'millennia ...more
Previous read in 2009
This story is part of the Witch World series, but does not deal per se with the Witches of Estcarp. (view spoiler)[Although the Witches are visited by a delegation from Lormt, and the delegates' proposal is rejected by that group of manhating isolationists. (hide spoiler)]
The story focuses mainly on an Alizonian lord, Kasarian, who has a mysterious mirror in his home, which links to ...more