Where I did indeed really enjoy this novel it is not a great one It does indeed suffer from several problems The prominent being telling rather It does indeed suffer from several problems The prominent being Telling Rather Showing The Action Of The rather showing The action of the is skipped over through out which is somewhat annoying I would rather see Rod do these things than here about them after the fact Yet the characters are still wonderful and
*charming especially rod and gwen s baby magnus I plan to *especially rod and gwen s baby magnus I plan to the whole sereis but this one is on the silly side of life So I picked up a stack of these Warlock books for 025 each at a local used book store Zia Records on Thunderbird in Phoenix AZ mostly because they looked very Appendix N like and because I needed some light reading The series is goofier than I expected but fun the basic premise is that in a spacefaring future a colony was founded on a distant world by a sort of SCA group that wanted to have a medieval society The kinds of colonists who were attracted to this were mostly latest psionicists and a few centuries of breeding from a population that self selected unknowingly for this trait in a medieval world bred witches and warlocks with uncanny magical powers psi powers Worse there is a native fungal life form which they dubbed witch moss which reacts to psi power by reshaping itself into other forms the subconscious projections of a world of psi wielders created fairies and monsters and such out of witch moss So it is a complete fantasy world a lost colony of humans in space until Rod arrives on the planet He represents a government agency tracking down Completely revised by the authorthe new second book in his warlock SeriesHere's Gramarye a gentle planet where in the Thirty first Century people choose the life style of medieval England; except they're prejudiced against and persecute their witches and warlocks espers. .
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cannot emphasize enough that the author elegantly used scientific theoryprinciple to combine with the events whichemphasize enough that the author elegantly used scientific theoryprinciple to combine with the events which in the novel to explain why the story moved from one issue to another I sure hope the upcoming books in this series move ust as fluidly Onward Like many readers here I ve read both versions and actually preferred the original I don t think it was nearly as flawed as its reputation makes it out to be It s uneven in places and a touch slowly paced perhaps but there is a lot great stuff Far understandable now then when I first read it in unior HIGH EXCELLENTTOTALLY ENJOYED READING THIS BOOK 2 OF A ExcellentTotally enjoyed reading this book 2 of a Yankee in King Tuan s Court Not usually a fan of time travel but this book is GOOD Missing pagesI had read this book years ago so certain parts I really looked forward to reading again Imagine my unpleasant surprise when at that very place the page is blank As if that weren t bad enough several pages were also blankabout one every two to three pages to the end of the book If I am going to pay money for something I fully expect to get what I paid for I have actually read both versions of this book I found the 1st version in tune with the tone of The Warlock in Spite of Himself and Revived closer to that of the rest of the series His editing was a little spotty but reading the 1st version will also explain a couple other things such as what Brom was doing in Beastland even though Galen is mentioned in Warlock UnlockedEither way not his best work though Baby Magnus is awfully cut. Ready whacky society is stirred up with a batch of paranoid esper Neanderthals led by the strane King Kobold brought in by alien futurians to destroy those espers so vital to DDT's futureWhen this unhealthy mess starts brewing our warlock cum everyman is the one to watch. ,
Ost colonies and trying to prevent them from being manipulated by shadowy enemy organizations They and he realize that the concentrated psi powers of this planet may be ust what the democratic future of humanity in space needs instant communications between worlds be ust what the democratic future of humanity in space needs instant communications between worlds telepathy So Rod is safeguarding the world for humanity s future but in the meantime he needs to fit in and uses his technology including putting his ship s AI into a robotic horse body disguised as an unknown form of magic to become the High Warlock All is going well until the island kingdom the planet s only settlement is attacked by Viking raiders from afar who are Neanderthals Something is very wrong here And so it goes Second in the Warlock series Still fun although the cold war themes from the 60 s doesn t shine in the one as well An old book recrafted by the author I enjoyed the tongue in cheek telling of the story But you really should read the Warlock in spite of himself first This is much like it So much better than the first two books in the series and I credit this to the rewriting of same by the author in the 80 s after letting it sit in the old form since 1971 You can see that this story was well thought out blending a combination of science with magic particularly with the deductive reasoning of where and why the Neanderthals appeared on the main continent and brought war to the island The plot moved in a fast paced linear fashion the characters were better developed and the story used prior information from the past novels to appropriat. NaturallyRod Gallowglass dubbed High Warlock in spite of himself is stationed there as an agent of the intergalactic DDT Decentralized democratic Tribunal to protect the precious esper colony from its primitive fellow Gramaryans and to insure a gradual integrationThis al.