The peoples of Silver Gryphon are surprised by a demand by the Haighlei to leave their empire’s territory. Instead they form an embassy to negotiate an alliance among a people resistant to change and with a hatred and fear of magic only to encounter murders and betrayals.
Tag: Valdemar series
A visit home finds Herald-Mage Vanyel forced into a magical rebellion between two ruling families. Vanyel will risk more than his own life to discover the truth of the massacre.
Valdemar does not yet exist but Mages do, and they are at war. The gryphons are Urtho’s champions, his air force defenders of whom Skandranon Rashkae is the best, the one sent to spy across enemy lines.
Young Vanyel is too different for his father’s tastes, and Lord Withen exiles him him to Haven and his serious aunt to turn into a “real man”.
An anthology of 21 short stories revolving around Mercedes Lackey’s fantastical world of the Heralds of Valdemar, the kingdom’s ancient order of protectors drawn from across the land.
When Abi senses the imminent collapse of a bridge only moments before it happens, she saves lives and uncovers her unique Gift—an ability to sense the physical strains in objects.
Reports have been arriving of a strange unrest, and Mags, Herald Spy of Valdemar, takes his oldest, Perry, with his Animal Mindspeech gift to discover the truth.