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The Empire had fallen, and the Imperial Navy was disbanded leaving James with nothing but his nightmares to remind him of the role he once played in The Great War. James must now face his new life in a new era where science and technology must share the stage with sorcery and wizardry, and a new ever-present shadow of evil lurks over the remnants of the once great Empire. ...more
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Published June 13th 2011 by Vincent Trigili, via Smashwords
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Nathan Tullis
Jun 28, 2015 Nathan Tullis rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
As a member of the Imperial Navy stationed on the Dragon Claw, James played a very important role in The Great War. Now that he has resigned, all James has left of that time are the nightmares. With the opening of Grand Master Vydor’s school, the Academy, James decides to apply. Despite not liking the odds with several million applying every year and only one thousand accepting, he made the cut. Shortly after arriving, James was made a leader of his own team of Prospects — the lowest ranking at ...more
Perry Martin
Jan 18, 2015 Perry Martin rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The Second Book in the "Lost Tales Of Power" Series narrated again by Jack De Golia @JackWestCoast. Jack's ability to do male and female voices and even different alien races in a way that I can tell who is talking before the author tells me is a great credit to his workmanship and love of the spoken word. The Author Vincent Trigili work continues to expand a universe to include other dementions without streaching the believability of the story. He takes from several different known ideas, starg ...more
Trisha Perry
Oct 24, 2015 Trisha Perry rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The Academy is the awesome second book to the Lost Tales of Power series, and it picks up several years later. Master Vydor now has a functioning academy in his own realm and plenty of students applying to be accepted there. At this point in time there is one in particular, James, applying who if is successful in his first initiate years and becomes a student will change his name to Shadow, he has already served in the Imperial Navy and left with honor, and this book will show how his honor is t ...more
Lisa
Sep 27, 2015 Lisa rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Everybody
This is the most intriguing series. Very well thought out and superb writing. Keeps you glued to the page because you just have to see what will happen next.
Linda
Great follow up to “Enemy of an Enemy”. Again a great combination of Sci-Fi and Fantasy.
John Walkenford
Aug 26, 2015 John Walkenford rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book perfectly combined space science fiction and wizardry fantasy for a perfect second novel to this series.
Pauline
Aug 17, 2011 Pauline rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2011, my-favs, recommended
I enjoyed this book even more than Volume One: The Enemy of an Enemy. It's fast-paced and scene changes are handled nicely. I like the mix of tech and magic so far in this series and am really looking forward to the next one coming out.

Nicely formatted and typo-free.

Per Gunnar
Jan 29, 2012 Per Gunnar rated it it was amazing
Hogwarts in space!

The first book in the series was a blend of Sci-Fi and fantasy where the fantasy bit kind of crept in towards the end. This one is really a lot of fantasy in a Sci-Fi setting. I really liked it.
Ken
Jan 13, 2016 Ken rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I'm on my second pass through this series. My first pass was from January 21 to March 18, 2012. There are two new books out and another on the way. I need to refresh my memory.
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Lost Tales of Power (7 books)
  • The Enemy of an Enemy (Lost Tales of Power: Volume One)
  • Rise of Shadows (Lost Tales of Power, #3)
  • Resurgence of an Ancient Darkness (Lost Tales of Power, #4)
  • The Sac'a'rith (Lost Tales of Power, #5)
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