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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (493 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: L. E. Modesitt Jr. Narrator: William Dufris Publisher: Tantor Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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The thrilling follow-up to Scholar - in which, after discovering a coup attempt and preventing a bloody civil war, Quaeryt was appointed princeps of Tilbor - begins a new episode in the young Imager's life. Now second only to the governor, and still hiding his powers as an Imager, Quaeryt is enjoying his new position, as well as his marriage to Lord Bhayar's youngest sister, Vaelora, when a volcanic eruption devastates the old capital of Telaryn. He and his wife are dispatched to Extela, Telaryn's capitol city, to replace the governor killed in the eruption.

Quaeryt and Vaelora must restore order to a city filled with chaos and corruption, and do so quickly. The regiment under his command must soon depart to bolster Telaryn's border defenses against a neighboring ruler who sees the volcanic devastation as an opportunity for invasion and conquest.

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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Arthur | 2/3/2014

    " As always, Modesitt shines. He's written literally DOZENS of novels and I've read almost all of them. Of those, I've only read one that I considered less than excellent (Empress of Eternity). Princeps is no exception. Scholar started somewhat slow and wandering, and it was a bit different for the protagonist to already have some reasonable skill in magic. It definitely got better by the end. In Princeps, the action starts right off and keeps you turning page after page. And yet, it's also a very introspective book. The main character is subtly different from most of Modesitt's fantasy characters, probably because he's older and more experienced to start with. He hesitates less to "fix" problems and has fewer qualms about doing so - much like the characters in Modesitt's sci-fi books. True to the fantasy trope, though, the character DOES gain significantly in power, especially in Princeps. It's rather fascinating to read this and connecting the events with some of the things talked about in the previous Imager series. All in all, I thoroughly enjoyed this book - the only thing that frustrated me was the fact that I wasn't expecting it to be a trilogy. Now waiting impatiently for book 3. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Christopher Taylor | 1/23/2014

    " A great read in the Imager Portfolio. I greatly admire a writer that causes one to ponder life and the consequences of a characters actions on his morality. Read this further exploit of Quaeryt and Vaelora his bride as they deal with politics and loyalty to their Country. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Jonathan | 12/13/2013

    " Another good story my L.E. Modesitt Jr "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Jeff Bequette | 12/10/2013

    " Another excellent Modesitt addition to the set! "

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