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« on: October 15, 2004, 08:29:50 PM »

Okay, I've been trying to remember what this book is for a long time, so I figured I'd try here.  I read this book probably... 94, 95?  So it's probably at least a good 10 years old since that was paperback.

The setting is fantasy and it's set in a world where magic is starting to die out and become rare because technology is somehow destroying it.  If I recall, the main character is a squire in this kingdom and is sent on some sort of quest, I can't remember for what exactly.  The only other bit I remember from the quest is at one point he goes into a mine and has to flee from it when this blob type evil creature comes up from the bottom.

Once he get back to the castle I remember one character who is the main fighter of the king and is simply called "The Champion".  There's also a female character he pals around with and I believe during the quest he finds a unicorn, maybe a small dragon.

Anyway after a bit in the castle it's attacked by an army of demons, and I remember it talking about the bodies of the demon swarms being stacked higher than the walls and quite a bit about how badass the Champion was.

The only other thing I remember is the cover.  If I recall it had the main character, the unicorn, a female, and maybe the dragon lit by a rainbow?  They were backed together and surrounded by blackness and you could see the small demon shapes all around them.

Sorry if this is pretty vague, but it's been a long time since I read it.  I only remember enjoying it a lot, but I've never been able to track it down.

Anyone?  Bueller?


And when he had failed to find these boons in things whose laws are known and measurable, they told him he lacked imagination, and was immature because he preferred dream-illusions to the illusions of our physical creation
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