Magic's Price - Last Herald Mage, Bk 3 Author:Mercedes Lackey Valdemar--the once-peaceful kingdom protected by the magic of its Herald-Mages--is now beseiged on all fronts. The king lies near death, the neighboring land of Karse wages a relentless war against Valdemar, and the forces led by a master of dark forbidden magic are massing to strike the final devasting blow against the kingdom.
This is such a good book! Sad, but definitely the best of all three. I had forgotten some details, but not too much overall. I really loved re-reading this and I am looking forward to the rest - especially with some of her new books thrown into the mix!