Deep Secret (Magids, Book 1) by Diana Wynne Jones

By Diana Wynne Jones

A fable event approximately saving the universe one global at a time from Diana Wynne Jones. The spouse novel to the bestselling The Merlin Conspiracy. Magids take care of all worlds, steer them in the direction of magic, and preserve background taking place. yet Rupert Venables' mentor has simply died, and because the junior magid in the world he has to discover a substitute whereas additionally looking for the misplaced inheritor of a collapsing empire, worlds away. Rupert interweaves the destiny strains to get the entire applicants jointly at a sci-fi fable conference, and havoc ensues as all of them converge on a really unusual lodge, the place every thing is often associated, the partitions preserve relocating, individuals are attempting to kill him, and not anything is because it seems…a magical, epic tale from the Godmother of fable.

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So what if she was wearing an ugly face? Like Shay always said in training, the bubbleheads had it all wrong: It didn’t matter what you looked like. It was how you carried yourself, how you saw yourself. Strength and reflexes were only part of it-Shay simply knew that she was special, and so she was. Everyone else was just wallpaper, a blurred background of listless chatter, until Shay lit them up with her own private spotlight. “Come on,” Fausto whispered, pulling Tally away from the thickening crowd.

The dead weight thudded into her arms-the special bones as hard as a sack of baseball bats-and sent her sprawling to the ground. ” she whispered, but it was Tachs. Tally glanced up. The hoverboard was ten meters up now, hopelessly out of reach, Shay’s limp form wrapped around David’s sneak-suited darkness in an awkward embrace. ” Tally screamed as the hoverboard rose still higher. Then her ears caught the snap of a bowstring, and she threw herself to the ground again. The arrow missed wildly-whoever had fired it was running.

Its lifting fans spun to life as she crossed the city’s border. “Need to borrow your ride. ” Another grunt reached her ears as Ho’s bracelets brought his fall to a halt. “Tally! What the-” “They’ve got Shay Fausto, too. Tachs is back in the Trails, unconscious. ” Ho’s voice was fading as Tally shot out into the wild, leaving the city’s network repeaters behind. She scanned the horizon and caught distant flickers of infrared, like two glowing eyes ahead-Fausto and Shay. The hunt was still on. “We got jumped.

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