"The Element of Fire is a powerful fantasy." -- Locus Magazine, 1993
Scientific magic and fairy magic collide headlong in the threatened kingdom of Ile-Rien, where the Captain of the Queen's Guard fights a perilous battle standing between opposing forces seeking to topping the kingdom's young king. Reprint.
About the Author
Martha Wells is the author of seven fantasy novels, including Wheel of the Infinite, City of Bones, and the Nebula-nominated The Death of the Necromancer. Her most recent novels are a fantasy trilogy: The Wizard Hunters, The Ships of Air, and The Gate of Gods, all currently out in paperback from HarperCollins Eos. She has had short stories in the magazines Realms of Fantasy, Black Gate, Lone Star Stories, and Stargate Magazine, and in the Tsunami Relief anthology Elemental. She also has essays in the nonfiction anthologies Farscape Forever and Mapping the World of Harry Potter from BenBella Books. She has also written two media-tie-in novels, Stargate Atlantis: Reliquary and Stargate Atlantis: Entanglement.