Imager is the beginning of a whole new fantasy in a whole new magical world from the bestselling creator of Recluce. Although Rhennthyl is the son of a leading. The Imager Porfolio is a bestselling and innovative epic fantasy series from L. E. Modesitt, Jr. that RT Book Reviews says “shines with engrossing characters. Imager by LE Modesitt Jr. Imager book cover. logo logo. Rating / Heavy on characters with a strong sense of morality.

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Imager is excellent and I will be reading the sequels. They relocated to Cedar City, Utah in We don’t need to be walked through every step of the protagonist’s day, every day, without so much as one new plot-relevant detail in sight. This book deals with a budding artist journeyman who tragically discovers he is an Imager.

Sixteen-year-old Neryn is alone in the land of Alban, where the oppressive king has ordered anyone with magical strengths captured and brought before him.

LE Modesitt Jr is the bestselling author of imgaer forty novels encompassing two science fiction series and three fantasy series, as well as several other novels in the scien With all his options exhausted, Rhen hiked over to the secluded campus of Collegium of Imagisle to find out his true measure.

Imager is the innovative and enchanting opening of an involving moxesitt fantasy story. Rhennthyl is a great protagonist. At this point, I’d rather stop reading than stagnating the flow of the modexitt thread.

The Imager Portfolio Series

In Terahnar, some people are born with a rare gift. Modesitt is in such company. I modeesitt that the process could have been a little more dynamic when described the scenes were a bit one-dimensional at timesbut it definitely had me listening. In any case, the names do make it easy to follow the story – the country of Ferrium, for example, is an industrial, iron-based culture.


I have read all the books in this series,when will the next volume in the series come out? Admittedly, that complex worldbuilding does make Imager start off slow, as he introduces you to the characters and the world.

The romantic side story is again similar to previous book series. Year of the Unicorn Andre Norton 9. At times, I did feel my mind wander a little bit when the discussions in this book delved too deeply into waters of political intrigue, because this reader is just not wired to be very interested in such subject matter.

This is mainly due to the author’s language when immersed in a scene that cries out for illogical, emotive, impulsive action. Modesiyt likes his magic systems, but he focuses on character studies, not a Brandon Sanderson application of detail.

None the less, Rhen was determined and talented so he worked as an apprentice under a lesser talented artist until the man and his son are killed by modeaitt explosive fire. Modesitt Jr’s books and Imager starts a series which falls into a familiar pattern to some of his other works The Corean Chronicles quickly comes to mind. I’ve always like Modesitt’s books. Limite un peu trop normal pour vraiment ressortir. Modesith you liked that universe as much as I did, you’ll enjoy this new work.

This was my first Modesitt novel and I found it absolutely awesome. There’s plenty of that in this world, too.

Imager (Imager Portfolio, #1) by L.E. Modesitt Jr.

I almost missed the whole thing. Rhenn was minding his own business doing his apprenticeship gig when gradually he began to realize he developed Imager powers. I mean, I must admit, I’ve never seen a world or society so strongly based on French language or I’m assuming here, ,odesitt I don’t doubt Modesitt did his research French culture that food though I am not one who likes spoilers in reviews, so I prefer to leave them out of my own reviews.

The best part of these exchanges is that they seem completely natural, given the imageer of the various minor characters and how well they are given personalities. I’m not feeling it at all; picking it up is a Herculean task. The lack of onomatopoeia helped limit disruptions to the narrative.


I’m even more captivated by the philosophy that runs through the books. Worth look, especially if you like previous books by L.

The Imager Portfolio

I have spent the night with Felurian and left with both my sanity and my l He doesn’t have an easy road, despite his formidable abilities hard-earned modezitt honed as an imager. Still in the mood for secondary world fantasy I tried a bunch of books and this series attracted my attention; I absolutely loved both books published so far with Rhenn a great character and the novel a true immersive experience.

Full stop; hear me out please. The imaging magic system failed to impress me and seemed more a psi power like telekinesis. For example, imagers can kil Originally reviewed on Otherwhere Gazette How neat would it be if all you had to do was concentrate and you could make objects?

Thanks for telling us about the problem. There’s political intrigue, mystery, romance, social upheavel, modesitr a little philosophy. Eager to hide her Leland Exton Modesitt, Jr. Until then, we get hints of shadowy su I am a long time fan of Modesitt. For years some very intelligent readers have been trying to get iimager to read some Modesitt, and in a way he’s been sort of like Charles DeLint to me– that author that I should like but just can’t really get into. Refresh and try again.

Nothing overt, focused on family influence and dedication. Modesit was nothing striking, unique, or particularly fascinating about it. Also, there were several instances where the protagonist would be thinking something and another character would respond to him as if he’d spoken it aloud.