The True Game Author:Sheri S. Tepper Fifteen-year-old Peter lives in a Schooltown where he studies the powers - or Talents - of Rulers, Wizards, Seers and all the other players of the True Game...tries to understand labels of risk such as King's Blood and Dragon's Fire...and waits anxiously for his own Talent - if he has one - to manifest itself. — But Peter has yet to learn the int... more »rigues of play; he fails to see the danger when Prince Mandor seeks his friendship. So that when Mandor challenges King Mertyn to a Game, Peter finds himself cruelly used by the Prince as a throwaway piece.
Mertyn saves him, but doing so means he must send Peter away on a journey that may cost the boy his life. For along the way Peter and his companions are pursued by ruthless kidnappers, beguiled by an arrogant Witch, stalked by a thought-reading Demon...and inspired by an aged Seer who introduces them to ancient concepts that defy the rules of the True Game - ideas such as Wisdom and Justice that become increasingly important to Peter as his own unique Talent gradually emerges.
Three enthralling novels in one volume: King's Blood Four, Necromancer Nine and Wizard's Eleven.« less