Starship's Mage


paperback, 336 pages

English language

Published Dec. 3, 2014 by Glynn Stewart.

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Starship’s Mage: Book One was originally released as serialized space fantasy adventure, in the style of the pulp magazines of old. Originally released as individual “episodes,” the five novellas are now available in this single volume. This collection makes up the first book in the Starship’s Mage series.

A ship that cannot leave A Mage that will not stay A meeting of desperations

In a galaxy tied together by the magic of the elite Jump Mages, Damien Montgomery graduates into their numbers—only to discover that without connections, he can’t find a ship and is stuck in the Sherwood system.

Pirates attacked David Rice’s jump freighter, leaving him with a dead Mage and a damaged ship—stuck in Sherwood, where a grieving father has blacklisted him from hiring a replacement Jump Mage.

When their desperate needs meet, Damien Montgomery is drawn into a conflict with the most powerful criminal organization in the …

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I really enjoyed this introduction to a new universe, one that is mainly sci-fi, but with magic used as an integral part of the universe.

I wasn't really having that high hopes that I would enjoy it, but it was really good :) nicely paced and well put together universe, with some good characters :)

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