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Johan (Magic: The Gathering: Legends Cycle #1)

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The battle for Bryce has begun.
The city of Bryce is being watched by unfriendly eyes. A mysterious prophesy, a desperate wizard, and an extraordinary tiger man are somehow caught up in the city's destiny. One man must race against time to understand how -- and why -- or risk the enslavement of his people.
Mass Market Paperback, 311 pages
Published April 1st 2001 by Wizards of the Coast (first published January 1st 2001)
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Chip Hunter
Dec 29, 2016 rated it really liked it
Getting back to a more localized story, away from the epic and world-spanning tale of Urza and Gerrard, this book tells of a psychotic and deranged ruler (Johan) trying to conquer Jammura, and of the colorful group of characters that stand in his way. The Legends Cycle represents the return of Clayton Emery to the MTG multiverse, the same author who wrote the first four MTG books published (1,2,3,4). He was good then, and he's good now. Full of unexpected surprises, intense action, gory descript ...more
Andy
May 15, 2013 rated it really liked it
This is easily the best Magic novel I've read to date. The characters had depth and the plot was engrossing. I also loved the way Emery was able to use unique vocabulary without sounding forced, and the way he was able to insert actual card names ("Keepers of the Faith" and others) without making it sound strange either. This novel is the one and only Magic novel I've read that stands on its own well enough that I feel like I could recommend it to a non-Magic player as a good fantasy novel. Grea ...more
Shase Lindell
Nov 21, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Surprisingly good read.
Duncan Pfaehler
Apr 19, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Another awesome MTG Book! If you need a high fantasy thrill, this is it!
Evan Leach
I read a few of the Magic books back in the day, and some of them were actually pretty good. This was not one of them, although it wasn't a train wreck. 2 stars.
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Clayton Emery is an umpteen-generations Yankee, Navy brat, and aging hippie who grew up playing Robin Hood in the forests of New England.

He's been a blacksmith, dishwasher, schoolteacher in Australia, carpenter, zookeeper, farmhand, land surveyor, volunteer firefighter, and award-winning technical writer.

He's a member of the Mystery Writers of America and Science Fiction/Fantasy Writers of America
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