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By Diane Duane

Nita and gear go back from their wizardly vacation, expecting getting again to their daily regimen. yet there is difficulty brewing. an odd darkness of the brain and middle is set to befall the older wizards of the area, stealing away their energy. quickly, the younger wizards of Earth and plenty of different planets locate themselves pressured to guard wizards and nonwizards alike opposed to an invasion of a type they have by no means imagined.
But mere safety will not be sufficient to strive against the evil afoot. With their alien teammates, Nita, package, and Dairine needs to race to look worlds recognized and unknown for the key weapon the Powers That Be have promised them--before the minions of the sinister Lone energy locate it first. after which, for the 1st time in millenia, the wizards needs to visit battle. . . .

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In the back of them, ostentatiously via himself, Ronan strolled away. Filif got here up subsequent to Nita, additionally taking care of them, yet as a rule at Ronan. “And to imagine that the One’s Champion is hiding in there. ” “One model of it,” Nita acknowledged. “An avatar, i suppose we’d say, type of a splinter of the total Defender … up to may healthy within a man or woman, anyways. ” She reached out to readjust Filif’s baseball cap. “The idea doesn’t appear to shock you a lot. ” “Why may still it? The One’s Champion does that sort of factor for all time, the Wind says. appears like It likes to gown up. ” Nita grinned. “Well, you haven’t noticeable it the best way we have,” she stated. “It lived at Tom and Carl’s for a very long time, disguised as a chicken. ” She rubbed one ear thoughtfully. “It had a few matters then, too. form of a temper…” She may suppose Filif’s enjoyment. “Such used to be the Defender’s manner with us, to boot. It used to be the good Tree, the Star-Reacher, that first stuck the Wind in its branches and shared the sound of it with us. ” Filif became so much of his eye-berries to seem down the opposite finish of the concourse, and upward towards the giant and opulent Rirhait sky. “Before that, the Wind used to be simply one other noise. After that, it grew to become the sound of phrases and wizardry, the facility to alter our world…” Nita glanced round them. “Fil, did you spot the place Sker’ret went? ” “Uh, no. ” Filif turned around in position. “He used to be operating at that kiosk. ” “We can continually message him,” Nita acknowledged. “Come on, let’s see what they’re as much as. ” the 2 of them headed within the course that equipment and Ponch had long past. The Crossings could have been quieter than ordinary, yet Nita didn’t brain that, because it intended that you just had much less likelihood of being run over via extraterrestrial beings and their baggage whereas rubbernecking. where was once approximately part the scale of the island of ny, and in addition to the particular worldgates—set into the ground all down the size of the concourse, as their access gating region had been—it used to be additionally choked with unending haphazardly stacked modular bluesteel “cubes” containing outlets, lounges, dwelling components, foodstuff courts, and each different type of facility essential to cater to the desires of the millions of species that used the Crossings as a necessary transportation hyperlink between a number of significant galactic and transgalactic civilizations. Even at a “quiet” time like this, there have been any variety of interesting beings to examine as they wandered from position to put, looking at into the home windows of shops or eating places. even though now not as many as usual…, Nita suggestion. “Is that equipment coming again? ” Filif acknowledged to Nita. “Who’s he with? ” Nita peered down the concourse. “Doesn’t seem like him. ” She took one other glance. “But they’re human. ” there have been 3 humans there, heading of their direction—two boys and a woman, Nita concept. “Other wizards,” she acknowledged to Filif, as they acquired nearer and it grew to become simple that the impending 3 have been Earth-human and never another style. one of many boys, with shaggy reasonable hair, was once donning darkish pants and an identical darkish sweater that may were a college uniform; the opposite one, a dark-haired child, used to be in denims and a windbreaker, shut sufficient to what equipment was once donning and shut sufficient to his peak that Nita might see why Filif may need made the mistake.

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