By Lev Grossman
The gorgeous end to the number 1 New York Times bestselling Magicians trilogy, now an unique sequence on Syfy
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Quentin Coldwater has been solid out of Fillory, the key magical land of his adolescence goals. With not anything left to lose he returns to the place his tale all started, the Brakebills Preparatory collage of Magic. yet he can’t cover from his earlier, and it’s no longer lengthy prior to it comes trying to find him.
besides Plum, a super younger undergraduate with a depressing mystery of her personal, Quentin units out on a crooked course via a paranormal demimonde of grey magic and determined characters. yet all roads lead again to Fillory, and his new existence takes him to outdated haunts, like Antarctica, and to buried secrets and techniques and previous buddies he inspiration have been misplaced ceaselessly. He uncovers the main to a sorcery masterwork, a spell which can create magical utopia, a brand new Fillory—but casting it is going to set in movement a sequence of occasions that may deliver Earth and Fillory crashing jointly. to save lots of them he'll need to threat sacrificing everything.
The Magician’s Land is an complex mystery, a fantastical epic, and an epic of affection and redemption that brings the Magicians trilogy to an impressive end, confirming it as one of many nice achievements in smooth delusion. It’s the tale of a boy changing into a guy, an apprentice turning into a grasp, and a damaged land ultimately changing into complete.
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I used to be out right here as soon as, whilst you-all have been away at sea. i assumed a person should still survey it. It regarded bizarre and fascinating. I bumped into a few frightening shit and sponsored off, yet no longer sooner than I met a few bizarre and engaging humans. ” Eliot puzzled, now not for the 1st time, what precisely Janet had gotten as much as whereas the remainder of them have been off crusing the sea blue. He’d gotten the authentic model in fact, which was once that she’d been working the rustic and doing a superb task of it. yet each on occasion Janet stated issues that made him ponder whether that used to be the full tale. “Do you ever want you went together with her? Julia, I suggest? To that other-side deal, no matter what it used to be known as? ” “I give it some thought sometimes,” Eliot acknowledged. “But no. There’s no method i may have long gone. Being king this is who i'm. I wasn’t joking approximately that half, sooner than. ” He wobbled for a second on a rocky board. “I want I knew what it was once like notwithstanding. ” “Probably it’s now not as marshy. you recognize the humorous half? ” “Tell me. ” “I understand how Poppy feels,” Janet stated. “About the newborn. i need that little man to work out Fillory too. i need it to rule whilst we’re long past. ” Eliot wasn’t yes if somebody born in Fillory may perhaps rule Fillory, yet he used to be extra centred at this precise second on his personal attainable approaching loss of life by the hands or different extremities of this terrible swamp and no matter what lived in it. He intended that if he sank to the ground of it his corpse will be completely preserved, for later generations, like these our bodies that received pulled out of Irish bathrooms. that might have a definite grandeur to it. yet most likely he’d be eaten ahead of that occurred. And after that the area might finish besides. So. “That’s what occurs to the birds, incidentally. ” Janet pointed. She used to be having no hassle retaining her stability; she didn’t even examine her toes as she walked. within the distance whatever faded translucent crimson floated, drifting, thirty toes above the cattails. It regarded similar to a jellyfish, with lengthy floral tentacles dangling down. It was once an unspeakably sinister sight: an alien aerial parasite. A loss of life sparrow fluttered in a single of the tendrils, caught to it like a fly caught to flypaper. “Wow,” he stated. “Don’t contact one, the venom’s rather undesirable. Stops your middle. ” “I wasn’t going to. How do they fly? Helium or hydrogen or scorching air or whatever? ” “Nah. simply magic. ” they need to were getting with regards to the guts of the swamp as the ponds have been getting wider and deeper and darker and extra nonetheless, they usually have been connecting up with one another, to the purpose the place the swamp used to be on the brink of simply being a standard lake. A steamy mist used to be amassing round them. right here and there a lotus flower poked up above the skin, a rosy-white bulb the scale of a softball on a thick eco-friendly stem. unusual that anything so natural and beautiful may develop out of all that muck: one fresh excellent factor distilled out of the dust. Eliot had a difficult time now not considering the titanic form he’d obvious final time he’d flown over the Northern Marsh. He was hoping it caught to deeper water. although that looked to be the place they have been headed.