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The Crimson Campaign
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by Brian McClellan (Goodreads Author)
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The Face in the Window by Brian  McClellan
The Face in the Window (The Powder Mage, #0.7)
by Brian McClellan (Goodreads Author)
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Definitely loved all the back story we get from reading the novellas and short stories. Taniel is such a conflicted young man, and it's so obvious that he is just that: still a young man with a lot to learn and a lot of justified and misplaced anger....more
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The Girl of Hrusch Avenue by Brian  McClellan
The Girl of Hrusch Avenue (The Powder Mage, #0.5)
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Hope's End by Brian  McClellan
Hope's End (The Powder Mage, #0.4)
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Servant of the Crown by Brian  McClellan
Servant of the Crown (The Powder Mage, #0.3)
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