In a galaxy tied together by the magic of the elite Jump Magi, Damien Montgomery is a newly graduated member of their number.
With no family or connections to find a ship, he is forced to service on an interstellar freighter known to be hunted by pirates.
When he takes drastic action to save the Blue Jay from their pursuers, he sets in motion a sequence of events beyond his control – and attracts enemies on both sides of the law!
The vast distance of space has been conquered, by magic. Interstellar ships are moved by their ship’s mage, but at a terrifying price. Damien Montgomery is a trained but novice mage whose unique abilities will bring space pirates and three world’s navies to hunt him down. I couldn’t put the book down and recommend it to any sci-fi fan.
Excellent! I’ve been missing those classic space based SF novels, and this is one from the golden age of interstellar space stories. So what if the solution to how do you exceed the speed of light is put a wizard on the ship: any time it bothers me I just pretend it’s just another type of tech.
Exciting, adventurous, with characters worth rooting for.