Blue Adept

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Ballantine Books, 1987 - Fiction - 327 pages
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In Book Two of the epic adventure that began in SPLIT INFINITY, Stile discovers life on Proton and Phaze is getting more difficult. On Proton he's a serf trying to prove his right to exist by competing in the Great Games. And on Phaze, where only magic worked, he was the Blue Adept trying to master the powers of sorcery. On both worlds, someone was trying to assassinate him. And as if that weren't enough, he has to win the love of Lady Blue, fight a dragon, discover the ultimate weapon, and of course, seek out the all-powerful Citizen who was trying to kill him!
THE APPRENTICE ADEPT SERIES
Book One: SPLIT INFINITY
Book Two: BLUE ADEPT
Book Three: JUXTAPOSITION
 

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User Review  - Razinha - LibraryThing

Not really "guilty pleasures", there are two authors whose styles annoy me, but that I still enjoy reading despite the consistent and pervasive annoyances. One is Clive Cussler, and the other is Piers ... Read full review

BLUE ADEPT

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

The second installment in the lightweight, Zelazny-ish fantasy trilogy begun with Split Infinity (1980). Multitalented, resourceful, diminutive hero Stile has the best of both worlds: on polluted ... Read full review

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Piers Anthony, sometimes called Pier Xanthony, is the pseudonym of a Mundane character who was born in England in 1934, came to America in 1940, was naturalized in 1958, and moved to Xanth in 1977. His first story was published in 1963, and his first novel, Chthon, in 1967. His first Xanth novel, A Spell for Chameleon, won the August Derleth Fantasy Award as the best novel for 1977, and his fantasy novels began placing on the New York Times bestseller list with Ogre, Ogre. He shifted from writing in pencil to writing on the computer, and Golem in the Gears was his first novel created on the machine; naturally, the computer found its way into Xanth.

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