The Age of Dread, Book 2
By Stephen Aryan
When magic is feared, mages must learn to fight for themselves in this powerful sequel to the standout epic fantasy Mageborn by Stephen Aryan
'Aryan's battle scenes are visceral masterpieces that transport the reader deep into the melee'
Taran Matharu on Battlemage
The land is in turmoil.
Mages are hunted by men and gods alike.
Even their own kind betray each other in the name of safety and protection.
With their last refuge fallen, two young mages must conspire against a god to show the world that their abilities aren't a curse; they are the only way to ensure lasting peace. Under the threat of anti-magic fanatics, Wren struggles to find her place as a leader and to keep her people safe as they build a new home. Danoph searches for answers on a spiritual journey, determined to find out who he really is and where he came from in an effort to calm the coming storm.
Their world has turned against mages, yet only they can save the world.
'Stephen Aryan puts the epic into Epic Fantasy.'
'A vivid and rousing adventure with the kind of magic that punches you right in the face'
Jen Williams on Battlemage
For more from Stephen Aryan, check out:
Age of Darkness
The Age of Dread
Stephen Aryan was born in 1977 and was raised and educated in Whitley Bay, Tyne and Wear. After graduating from Loughborough University he started working in marketing, and for some reason he hasn't stopped. A keen podcaster, lapsed gamer and wannabe forest ranger, when not extolling the virtues of Babylon 5, he can be found drinking real ale and reading comics. He lives in the West Midlands with his partner and two cats.
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06 Sep 2018
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Stephen Aryan writes fast-paced action packed scenes to die for — THE BOOKBAG on MAGEBORN
Stephen Aryan puts the epic into Epic Fantasy — Den Patrick, author of THE BOY WITH THE PORCELAIN BLADE
Abundant politics, intrigues, double-crossings, and plot twists to keep the pacing brisk and whet readers' appetites for future installments — PUBLISHERS WEEKLY on MAGEBORN
Aryan's battle scenes are visceral masterpieces that transport the reader deep into the mêleé — Taran Matharu, author of the Summoner novels
A great beginning to the new trilogy. Magic — FALCATA TIMES on MAGEBORN
A vivid and rousing adventure with the kind of magic that punches you right in the face — Jen Williams, on BATTLEMAGE