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Masters of Subtlety

Standing amid complex designs are magicians who've seen the rise and fall of empires. The mysterious Ahl-i-Batin skirt the edges of magical society, tugging at the strings of politics and religion to broaden human consciousness. Meanwhile, the stubborn Taftni refuse to give up their blatant magic in the face of increasingly hostile modern realities. Two siblings, opposite in nature, both desperate to survive in a world that has passed them by or will they rise like a sudden sandstorm and return to prominence?

And Weavers of Wonder

The first in the Lost Paths series explores the joint history of the Middle East's native mages, then explores their separate traditions, enchantments and allies in the aftermath of the Reckoning. Learn the Batini's courtly graces and see the Taftni's outrageous displays. The next in the Year of the Scarab series.

Note: The Black & White print editions of this book are not full-bleed. Because of printing requirements there is a small white border around the edge of the pages.

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I started rereading this to prepare for a game (that I didn't end up running). I remember loving this book when it came out, but now I found that though it was broadly good, so many little things about it grated on me that in the end reading it wa [...]
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This title was added to our catalog on April 16, 2004.