Werenight - Gerin the Fox, Bk 2 Author:Harry Turtledove In the Northland ruled by Gerin the Fox...he paid no tribute to the Southern Empires; so long as the borderers kept the savage Trokmoi at bay, the Empire let the Borderlands have their freedom. — But the Trokmoi possess -- or are possessed by -- a new wizard, a sorcerer who appeared from nowhere bearing a Book of Power; th... more »e screed of Shabeth-Shiri, he who had so nearly destroyed the world millennia ago. Suddenly the Trokmoi are no longer content to raid and retreat, but seem bent on conquest. "Today the Book is mine, and tomorrow the Northlands -- after that, the world is none too big."
Gerin knows that the only way to defeat a wizard is with a wizard, to he quests South to find one. But in his heart he who is well-named Fox for his cleverness wonders if even the wizards of the Empire could withstand the onslaught of one under the spell of the Book of Shabeth-Shiri...« less