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The Imager Portfolio

Madness in Solidar

L. E. Modesitt, Jr.

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01 Apr 2016
608 pages - 172 x 104 x 40mm
The Imager Portfolio


Four centuries after its founding, Solidar's Collegium of Imagers is in decline, the exploits of its founder, the legendary Quaeryt, largely forgotten. The Collegium is so lacking in leadership that the dying Maitre must summon Alastar, an obscure but talented senior imager from Westisle far to the south who has little knowledge of politics in the capital, as his successor.

When Alastar arrives in L'Excelsis and becomes the new Maitre, he finds disarray and lack of discipline within the Collegium, and the ruler of Solidar so hated by the High Holders that they openly refer to him as being mad. To make matters worse, neither Rex Ryen, ridiculed as Rex Dafou, nor the High Holders have any respect for the Collegium. Alastar finds himself in the middle of a power struggle, with Ryen demanding that the Collegium remove the strongest High Holders and the military leadership in turn plotting to topple Ryen and destroy the Collegium.

And all that, Alastar discovers, is only a fraction of the problems he and the Collegium face.

MADNESS IN SOLIDAR (Hardback) 9780765379856, DAWN FOR A DISTANT EARTH 9780765378156, THE SOPRANO SORCERESS 9780765377753, HERITAGE OF CYADOR 9780765376138 and CYADOR'S HEIRS 9780765374783

The new novel in the New York Times bestselling Imager Portfolio.

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