Air Apparent (Xanth, Book 31) by Piers Anthony
By Piers Anthony
While the great Magician Humfrey's son Hugo unexpectedly vanishes, his disappearance units in movement a sequence of madcap misadventures that ship a suite of colourful characters on a deadly pair of parallel quests. between them are Debra, an attractive younger lady beset through an obnoxious curse; Hugo's liked spouse Wira, whose sightlessness is balanced by means of a expertise for sensitivity, satisfied and Fray, a couple of sprightly storm-spirits; Nimbus, the Demon Xanth's personal son; and the mysterious outlaw referred to as the Random Factor.
As they go back and forth via the various magical realm's so much remarkable locales, those unwitting adventurers notice they're key avid gamers in a grand drama whose origins achieve again to the origins of time itself.
Filled with excitement and pleasure, ribaldry and romance, Air obvious is a wonderful new delusion saga from the full of life mind's eye of grasp storyteller Piers Anthony.
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