The Ruins of Ambrai, Volume 1

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DAW Books, 1995 - Fiction - 848 pages
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The isolated world of Lenfell seemed the perfect refuge for the Mageborn--a people persecuted for their magic powers. But the greater the magic, the greater the peril--and Lenfell was soon devastated by a war between rival Mage factions. Now, long after the war, three Mageborn sisters will find themselves on opposing sides in this world-shattering conflict.

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User Review  - wealhtheowwylfing - LibraryThing

When a couple chooses opposite sides in a coup, their three children are torn apart and raised separately. All are female; all are mageborn. The eldest pursues power at any cost; the middle child ... Read full review

EXILES: Vol. I of The Ruins of Ambrai

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Rawn (Skybowl, 1993, etc.) makes a strong bid to establish herself as the Rube Goldberg of fantasy as she embellishes her account of revolution on the planet Lenfell with an excess of explication ... Read full review

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Science fiction and fantasy novelist Melanie Rawn was born in 1954. She received a B.A. in history from Scripps College. Before becoming a full-time author, she worked as a teacher and an editor. She is the author of the Dragon Prince trilogy, the Dragon Star trilogy, the Exiles trilogy and other novels and short stories.

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