Darkmage Author:Barbara Hambly Two books in one-The Silent Tower & The Silicon Mage. Caris a sasennan warrior is shocked senseless murder and the killer's escape into the night. He has never heard of the Gates of the Void and the other worlds to which it leads. The mages avoided such subjects for the magic involved was perilous, each use of the Gate weakened the fabric of ... more »reality. The Archmage of the Council knew there was only one living man who understood the Void, and he had been locked away in a prison that nullified his magic. With Caris as his guard the Archmage set off to see the prisoner.
Joanna was frightened working in the empty office after hours. It had never bother her before. Since being attacked a few nights earlier she had been jumpy and the fack
t that security had found no trace of an intruder was small comfort. He had vanished. Yet Joanna had vague memories just before she passed out, a candle on her computer..the sight of a shimmering rune on the wall. Her familiar Calif. world had been invaded by evil.. and he was after her.« less