Mithermages

5 books in series
4 out of 5 stars 16,442 ratings

Stonefather Publisher's Summary

When Runnel leaves his mountain valley to head for the great city of the water mages, he has no idea of his own magical talents. But he soon finds that without meaning to, he complicates and then endangers the lives of everyone he comes to know and care about. For when it comes to magic, there are rules and laws, and the untrained mage-to-be must be careful not to tap into deep forces and ancient enmities. Otherwise, other people might end up paying the price for his mistakes.
©2008 Orson Scott Card (P)2008 Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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  • Book 0.2

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  • Book 0.5

    • Stonefather

    • By: Orson Scott Card
    • Narrated by: Emily Janice Card
    • Length: 3 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 858
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 679
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 685

    When Runnel leaves his mountain valley to head for the great city of the water mages, he has no idea of his own magical talents. But he soon finds that without meaning to, he complicates and then endangers the lives of everyone he comes to know and care about. For when it comes to magic, there are rules and laws, and the untrained mage-to-be must be careful not to tap into deep forces and ancient enmities. Otherwise, other people might end up paying the price for his mistakes.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Familiar and unique--a breath of fresh air

    • By Scott on 03-10-09

    Regular price: $13.96

  • Book 1

    • The Lost Gate

    • Mithermages, Book 1
    • By: Orson Scott Card
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki, Emily Janice Card
    • Length: 12 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8,166
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,671
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,679

    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"....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Card doing what he does best.

    • By joshua on 01-05-11

    Regular price: $23.07

  • Book 2

    • The Gate Thief

    • Mithermages, Book 2
    • By: Orson Scott Card
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki, Emily Rankin
    • Length: 12 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,710
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,286
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,304

    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.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Flashes of Great, Ok, and Bad. Overall: Meh.

    • By Benjamin on 04-04-13

    Regular price: $23.07

  • Book 3

    • Gatefather

    • The Mithermages, Book 3
    • By: Orson Scott Card
    • Narrated by: Emily Rankin, Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 11 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,708
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,504
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,509

    Danny North is the first Gate Mage to be born on Earth in nearly 2,000 years, or at least the first to survive and claim his power, for families of Westil in exile on Earth have a treaty that requires the death of any suspected Gate Mage. The wars between the families had been terrible until at last they realized it was their own survival in question.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Cheap Ending

    • By Dorothy Evans on 11-06-15

    Regular price: $24.47