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Mithermages
Books in series2
UNABRIDGED
(4.2 based on 6813 ratings)
  • 1

    The Lost Gate: Mithermages, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 21 mins)
    • By Orson Scott Card
    • Narrated By Stefan Rudnicki, Emily Janice Card
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (4621)
    Performance
    (3396)
    Story
    (3416)

    Danny North knew from early childhood that his family was different - and that he was different from them. While his cousins were learning how to create the things that commoners called fairies, ghosts, golems, trolls, werewolves, and other such miracles that were the heritage of the North family, Danny worried that he would never show a talent, never form an "outself"....

    joshua says: "Card doing what he does best."
    Card doing what he does best.

    While Orson Scott Card has already written any number of coming of age stories, he proves once again that he can breath new life into the subject. The..Show More »

    Reviewed on January 05 2011 by joshua (Broken Arrow, OK, United States)
  • 2

    The Gate Thief: Mithermages, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs)
    • By Orson Scott Card
    • Narrated By Stefan Rudnicki, Emily Rankin
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (2192)
    Performance
    (1983)
    Story
    (1993)

    Here on Earth, Danny North is still in high school, yet he holds in his heart and mind all the stolen outselves of 13 centuries of gatemages. The Families still want to kill him if they can’t control him - and they can’t control him; he is far too powerful. On Westil, Wad is now nearly powerless - he lost everything to Danny in their struggle. Even if he can survive the revenge of his enemies, he must still somehow make peace with the Gatemage Daniel North, for when Danny took that power from Loki, he also took responsibility for the Great Gates.

    Benjamin says: "Flashes of Great, Ok, and Bad. Overall: Meh."
    Flashes of Great, Ok, and Bad. Overall: Meh.

    What I liked:

    Card manages to put together a fairly interesting structure of magic and how that creates the major conflict that drives the st..Show More »

    Reviewed on April 04 2013 by Benjamin (Silver Spring, MD, United States)