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Thomas K. Martin

Thomas K Martin (1960- )
Thomas K. Martin was born in a small mining town in the Cumberland Gap region of Kentucky near the West Virginia and Tennessee borders.  Because his father was in the US Air Force, he has lived in most regions of the country. He now lives in Dallas with his wife. They have five children. Martin is a computer programmer, serves as president of The Artemis Society of Dallas, and knits chainmail. Read excerpts of Thomas K. Martin’s books at his website.

Magelord

Magelord — (1997-1999) Publisher: Around the fires, in the cold of winter, the old tales of the Time of Madness are still told. Tales of MageLords, sorcerers near godlike in their power, who looked upon ordinary men with contempt. Who were still feared and hated — until now.

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The Awakening: Lacks anything special

Magelord: The Awakening by Thomas K. Martin

It is interesting to read older fantasy novels and see how the genre has grown and evolved. Thomas K. Martin published Magelord: The Awakening in 1997, and it feels dated.

Bjorn Rolfsson is a young hedge-wizard. In a time when people who can use magic are hunted down and burned alive, he and his father are part of a hidden, secretive group, called a Circle, who teach each other to use magic. I felt like I was reading about early Christians under the Roman Empire, where being exposed was a sure death. There are many different groups who have been persecuted like this throughout history, but that was what jumped into my mind.

Gavin is the son of the King of Ryykvid and a decent enough guy. He is trying to do what is right, but he has a problem: one of the Magelords, the former rulers of the world who destroyed each other and almost ... Read More

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Delgroth — (1994-1995) Publisher: Is he the hero of prophecy — Or just a college kid having nightmares?

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