The Mageborn Traitor

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Daw Books, 1998 - Fiction - 775 pages
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The Mage Guardians have survived the war'barely. Now Mage Captal Cailet and her sister Sarra are struggling to rebuild their society'politically, economically, and magically. Yet though defeated, their ancient enemies, the Malerissi, have not been destroyed, and under the leadership of Cailet's and Sarra's sister Glenin, these masters of a darker magic are once again weaving a web with which to entangle the entire world. And even as Cailet's dreams of a restored Mage Hall become a reality, Glenin prepares to strike at the veryheart of both her sisters? power...

? The second novel in the Exiles trilogy!
? 1.8 million copies of Melanie Rawn's DAW books in print!
? All of Melanie Rawn's books have been national bestsellers
? Stunning cover art by Michael Whelan

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User Review  - Sosseres - LibraryThing

This book drags things out. It has interesting characters and decent plot, not used or told well. It is simply 300 pages longer than it needs to be to tell this story. Read full review

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User Review  - TheBooknerd - LibraryThing

Melanie Rawn is an incredible storyteller, with her intriguing characters and exquisite world-building. While the "Mageborn Exiles" series is not as compelling as her "Dragon" series, this is one that ... Read full review

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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

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