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The Ruins of Ambrai (Exiles Series #1)

The Ruins of Ambrai (Exiles Series #1)

by Melanie Rawn

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Overview

The first book of the Exiles trilogy introduces a magical world of political intrigue and family secrets that may determine the fate of an entire nation.

A thousand years ago, Mageborns fled prejudice and persecution to colonize the planet Lenfell—pristine, untouched, a perfect refuge for those whose powers were perceived as a threat by people not gifted with magic. But the greater the magic, the greater the peril—and Lenfell was soon devastated by a war between rival Mageborn factions that polluted land, sea, and air with Wild Magic and unleashed the hideous specters known as Wraithenbeasts.

Generations after that terrible war, with the land recovered from crippling wounds and the people no longer threatened by genetic damage, Mageborns still practice their craft—but under strict constraints. Yet so long as the rivalry between the Mage Guardians and the Lords of Malerris continues, the threat of another war is ever-present. And someone has been planning just such a war for many long years, the final strike in a generations-old bid for total power....


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781101666319
Publisher: DAW
Publication date: 11/01/1995
Series: Melanie Rawn's Exiles Series , #1
Sold by: Penguin Group
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 848
Sales rank: 329,861
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Melanie Rawn, the author of DAW’s bestselling Dragon Prince trilogy—Dragon Prince, The Star Scroll, and Sunrunner’s Fire—is a second-generation Californian who, after graduating from Scripps College with a B.A. in history, worked as a teacher and editor while writing her first two novels. She lives in a small town outside Los Angeles and keeps cacti as pets. She can be found at melanierawn.com.

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