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The Door into Fire (The Tale of the Five, Book 1) by Diane Duane

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By Diane Duane

Herewiss is the one guy in centuries to own the facility of the blue Flame, yet he can't use or keep an eye on it -- now not even to aid his dearest pal, Freelorn, exiled prince of Arlen. Herewiss does have a expertise for extra mundane sorcery, and (aided by way of the unearthly creature Sunspark) he makes use of it to rout the armies besieging Freelorn. yet now Herewiss faces a devastating choice.

His time to grasp the blue fireplace is working out. may still he subscribe to Freelorn in his struggle to regain his country? Or may still he search out the traditional preserve within the Waste the place doorways lead into different worlds -- even perhaps the door whose use will educate him to regulate the facility that he needs to grasp or die?...

The Door Into fireplace, at the energy of which Diane Duane was once two times nominated for the loo W. Campbell Award for top new author within the SF/fantasy box, is the 1st quantity in a sequence that has develop into a cult vintage of myth for its designated tackle sword and sorcery and its unforgettable characters.

Edition be aware: The Door into hearth was once first released via Dell SF in 1979, and back by way of Bluejay Books in 1984, at which era a few minor emendations and additions have been made to the unique novel. This book variation follows the 1984 model of the textual content, which used to be extensively utilized in Fire's newest print book by way of Meisha Merlin Books in 2001.

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