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Winds of change

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1993
The realm of Valdemar is in dire peril by the dark magic of Ancar. Princess Elspeth, heir to the throne, has gone on a desperate quest in search of a mentor who can help her defend her kingdom by teaching her to use her fledgling magepowers.

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Series:

Subjects: Valdemar (Imaginary place) -- Fiction.

Genre: Fantasy fiction.

ISBN:

  • 9780886775636
  • 0886775639

Description: 475 pages : illustrations, maps ; 18 cm.

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