By Diane Duane
Younger Wizards booklet nine: It's no longer scientists who locate the 1st indicators of lifestyles on Mars. It's wizards.
Young wizards package Rodriguez and Nita Callahan turn into a part of an elite workforce 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 purple Planet with its personal perilous and baffling model of magic.
The excellent news is that the Martians look 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 multiple world… they usually don't brain utilizing their well-intentioned rescuers to accomplish their objectives. Kit’s long-standing fascination with all issues Martian without notice enmeshes him in a negative, age-old clash -- turning him into either a potential key to its answer, and a device that during the incorrect arms presently threatens the total human race.
Only equipment has a shot at defusing the possibility. but if he vanishes abruptly from the Mars of right here and now, his fellow wizards are left doubtful of the place his precise loyalties lie. Nita’s selection to discover the reality – and gear – quickly sends her into conflict opposed to an implacable enemy who will not be conquerable other than through violating wizardry’s most elementary tenets.
As the shadow of interplanetary battle stretches ever extra darkly over either worlds, equipment and Nita needs to struggle to appreciate and grasp the unusual and historical synergy binding them to Mars and its final inhabitants… or the heritage that left Mars dead will repeat itself on the earth.
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