Picking up where we left off in Magyk, Septimus is reunited with his family, and apprenticed to the ExtraOrindary Wizard, Marcia Overstrand. PrincessPicking up where we left off in Magyk, Septimus is reunited with his family, and apprenticed to the ExtraOrindary Wizard, Marcia Overstrand. Princess Jenna is now living in the castle, with a guard of ghosts. Simon, angry at not being chose apprentice himself, has been missing for a year, during which time, it turns out, he’s been up to no good.
Having decided his family was against him, Simon took up with DomDaniel and learned the Dark Arts. With him, he plots to overthrow the ExtraOrdinary Wizard. But his kidnap attempt goes awry when Jenna escapes and steals his horse. Meanwhile, Septimus and brother Nicko set off to find her–luckily, their paths converge at the Port.
After an even luckier escape from their room in a witch coven’s house, the lot sets off for the marshes,to see their aunt. Simon catches up with them here, and unending trouble ensues. The depths of Simon’s darkness will soon be uncovered, as Jenna fights to save life as she knows it, and Septimus fights to save his mentor from destruction. Will they succeed?...more