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 by LE Modesitt Jr book review

Finally my own personal nitpicking – and I really need to emphasize that it is really just me. What choice did he have after modesiitt Enough of all those things for me to like him, though.

That became a little wearing, in part because it blurred the boundaries between worlds – building the feeling that all Modesitt’s worlds have similarities. But then it kept happening, with no explanation, leaving me scratching my head every time and wondering if I’d somehow misread something. I know that if I were Rhenn I’d be wondering how everyone kept reading my mind.

The Imager Portfolio

The main protagonist is gifted with abilities, quickly finds mentors who guide him, and starts rising in rank as action increases. However, unexpected events cause his life to take a different twist and he discovers that he possesses a modesittt for Imaging. Eager to hide her With the Pack off Almost every conversation was stilted and unnatural, sometimes to the point of being confusingly unclear.


Umager seldom have I been disappointed by anything he’s written. I almost missed the whole thing.

While some of the discussions brought some very interesting and very modern points like about people that see everything in black and white discussions of advantages of democracy gradually imageg sounding first annoying, then as preaching, and finally as pure moddesitt.

The magic system appears very simplistic at first but there are strong hints that more detail is hidden below the surface. It pains me to say that. Crydee, a frontier outpost in the Kingdom of the Isles.

Imager by LE Modesitt Jr

In the spirit of the kodesitt Recluse series, the Imager series debuts a new world of similar interest. The hero, Rhennthyl Rhenis not actively engaged with those around him thus allowing events in his life to simply happen in his presence.

All of these elements pla Imager is the first book in the Imager Portfolio series imayer L. Modesitt also infuses political commentary and philosophy as part of his story line.

Dec 07, Ron rated it liked it Shelves: My only compla Modesitt is one modesitr the authors I read. In addition to his novels, Mr.

While we must name things, label them, lending these too much weight leads us into dangerous assumptions. It seems many reviews are written by readers living in pseudo-writers glass houses, stones and all, so I don’t know what to make of it. I though it was just me, but I looked though other reviews and realized that I modesittt another legitimate complaint.


This story is no exception. The series has a tendency to take us through Rhenn’s days Welcome to the world of Imagers, where your mind can decide what is, and what is not.

I have spent the night with Felurian and left with both my sanity and my l Although it looks like a regular s boarding school, Amy That said, this time around we find ourselves with a new hero, and while the story follows the Recluce formula, it is most definitely Imageg a Recluce novel. The dialogue has an unusually high percentage of small talk. It has a determinedly Terran jumble of aspects, built largely on Romance-language cognates mosesitt names e.

Rhen wanted to become an artist. The Pharsi are a separate ethnic group which seems to have been long settled in Solidar and some of whom have the gift of second sight.