The Wizardry Quested

Necessary Ingredients for the Perfect Quest

Good Companions: "Malkin is a kleptomaniac. June is insane and dangerous. Danny is a wild man. Glandrung is a dwarf." Magic Weapons: "The Sword Blind Fury was enchanted, but the enchanter was seriously inept." Strange New Lands: "You would think that a twenty foot dragon walking down an American street would attract some attention." An Evil Enemy: "I wish I knew who the hell we were fighting." A Clever Plan: "We're going to kick some serious magical butt." A Serious Goal: "Our first job is to protect the dragon from my wife."

Cover Art by Newell Convers & John Pierrard

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This is a work of fiction. All the characters and events portrayed in this book are fictional, and any resemblance to real people or incidents is purely coincidental.

First printing, July 2003

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ISBN-13: 978-0671877088
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Copyright 1996 by Rick Cook

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