By Diane Duane
Younger Wizards e-book nine: It's no longer scientists who locate the 1st symptoms of lifestyles on Mars. It's wizards.
Young wizards package Rodriguez and Nita Callahan turn into a part of an elite group investigating the mysterious, long-sought "message in a bottle" that holds the 1st clues to the secrets and techniques of the long-lost population of Mars. yet now not even wizardry is sufficient to deal with the unusual occasions that begin to spread whilst the "bottle" is uncorked and lifestyles emerges once again to shake the crimson Planet with its personal perilous and baffling model of magic.
The excellent news is that the Martians appear pleasant. The undesirable information is that now they're unfastened to choose up the place they left off on a long-dormant plan that can swap the form of a couple of world… they usually don't brain utilizing their well-intentioned rescuers to accomplish their targets. Kit’s long-standing fascination with all issues Martian abruptly enmeshes him in a poor, age-old clash -- turning him into either a potential key to its resolution, and a device that during the inaccurate fingers almost immediately threatens the entire human race.
Only equipment has a shot at defusing the hazard. but if he vanishes suddenly from the Mars of right here and now, his fellow wizards are left doubtful of the place his real loyalties lie. Nita’s choice to discover the reality – and gear – quickly sends her into conflict opposed to an implacable enemy who is probably not conquerable other than via violating wizardry’s most elementary tenets.
As the shadow of interplanetary battle stretches ever extra darkly over either worlds, package and Nita needs to struggle to appreciate and grasp the unusual and historic synergy binding them to Mars and its final inhabitants… or the background that left Mars useless will repeat itself on the earth.
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A Wizard of Mars (Young Wizards, Book 9) (International Edition) by Diane Duane