This is the first book in what is probably the best of Lackey's many many fantasy series about the Kingdom of Valdemar.
First book in Lackey's new Mage Storms trilogy, a sequel to her previous Mage Winds trilogy.
Loved the series. This is the first of three and a wonderful book.
Well, I did remember just about everything about this one. It is the slowest moving of three, that is for sure, but it wasn't a painful re-read or anything like that... though I do remember being a bit disappointed the first time I read it because it takes a while for Karal to become as likable of a character as say, Elspeth or Talia. Although, Altra and Florian do help that. And the problems of this trilogy are probably the most interesting because everything is so dire. So, I am excited to read the next two, though I am now starting to think that there is very little that I don't recall from all of my previous re-reads.