Fire Sea - Death Gate, Bk 3 Author:Margaret Weis, Tracy Hickman Long ago, powerful wizards sundered a world into four relms -- sky, stone, fire and sea -- and then vanished. Their decendents in the magical arts were confined to their own relms and over time gradually forgot the others. Now the presence of the four seperate relms is only known to those few who have survived the horrors of the Labyrinth and tr... more »ansversed the Central Death Gate, pathway to all of their severed worlds.
In Fire Sea, Haplo the Patryn, who has been commanded to journey to each of the four worlds through the strangly transforming Death Gate, rides a tide of fiery magma into Abarrach, Realm of Stone. Haplo shares his rune-guarded vessel with the Sartan named Alfred, who until now was thought to be the last living member of his race. Until Now -- for soon after discovering the deserted, bloodied city of Safe Harbor. Haplo and Alfred -- by nature, enemies and by necessity comrades -- come face-to-face with a lost tribe of Sartan practicing their most forbidden magic.
Marshaled by the Sartan's most powerful magicans, armies are moving in the night as Abarrach search desperately for the Death Gate and anyone who has knowledge of it. For the princes and sorcerers of Abarrach are driven by the horrifying knowledge that doom is gradually overcomming their world of catacombs and lava, a doom spelled out in a mystical, inscrutable prophecy that fortellsa very different fates for the living ... and the dead.« less