The Soul Drinker Author:Jo Clayton This is the omnibus edition of Jo Clayton's Soul Drinker trilogy. It includes Drinker of Souls, Blue Magic, and A Gathering Of Stones. — Jacket Blurb: Brann was happy in her peaceful village -- until the Temueng invaders came. Death for many, slavery for some was the curse these new rulers brought. Only the intervention of the goddess Slya Fireh... more »eart saved Brann herself from such a fate. For Slya had marked the young woman for a special purpose, and brought two companions to help her fulfll it.
Yaril and Jaril were beings of energy in their own dimension, demonic shapeshifters to the people of Brann's world. Change children, they transformed Brann into their Drinker of Souls, able to drain the energy from the living so that they might feed on it and survive. Together, under the protection of Slya and aided (erratically) by Tungjii -- the male/female god of chance and luck -- Brann, Yaril and Jaril set out to free those of her family enslaved by the enemy Temueng. Before their quest was done, it would lead them to distant lands that were home to witches, murderous villains, and the ever present ghosts of the restless dead.« less