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The magic goes away

Larry Niven

The magic goes away

by Larry Niven

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Published by Ace Books in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementLarry Niven ; [cover art by Boris, interior black and white drawings by Esteban Maroto].
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4.N734 Mag, PS3564.I9 Mag
The Physical Object
Pagination213 p. :
Number of Pages213
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4460878M
ISBN 100441515444
LC Control Number79124188

The Magic Goes Away: The Magic May Return Bk. 2 by Larry Niven (, Paperback)4/5(1). The Magic Goes Away (), massively illustrated (as touted on the cover) by Esteban Maroto, is set decades after the events in the two short stories. Warlock’s worst fears about the mana crisis have come true.

Niven has also written a logical fantasy series The Magic Goes Away, which utilizes an exhaustible resource called mana to power a rule-based "technological" magic. The Draco Tavern series of short stories take place in a more light-hearted science fiction universe, and are told from the point of view of the proprietor of an omni-species mater: California Institute of Technology (no . Larry Niven’s The Magic Goes Away is an extended metaphor for resource depletion, seen through the lens of ss environmental pessimism, of course. This much is known. But it will still be taught in literature classes a hundred years from now, while other suchlike metaphors have been justly exiled to the dusty hells of graduate thesis footnotes, because Larry Niven .

A Darker Shade of Magic: Of the four versions of London, only one still has access to magic.. If comic books are allowed as well, Autumnlands is set in a world where magic is slowly fading away and a ritual to bring it back goes wrong with disastrous consequences. Would the Acts of Caine series count? I've only read Heroes Die so far, but you have one world with magic and . the magic goes away A Virtual Store since Dealers in Used, Rare and Collectible, Books, Pulps and Ephemera - Specializing in Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror from the age of the pulps,


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"The Magic Goes Away" is more of a novella than a novel, running just 90 pages, but its striking originality makes it linger in your mind. The basic thesis is that magic used to exist, long ago, but that it depended on a natural resource called mana which the magicians of the time depleted, just as we are using up fossil fuels/5(15).

The Magic goes away is one of the books that we still talk about when reminiscing. Once I found it for sale onI had to order two copies. One copy I read and placed in my collection, the second I sent to my friend who has moved out of state/5(6). The Magic Goes Away is the first volume of Niven's long-running fantasy series.

It was one of the best fantasy novels written with the same The magic goes away book and logic applied as a science fiction novel should have/5.

The success of his first story collection, The Magic Goes Away, birthed two sequel anthologies, The Magic May Return and More Magic.

All three volumes are collected here for the first time, with stories by Niven himself, as well as contributions by such luminaries of fantasy as Roger Zelazny, Fred Saberhagen, Steven Barnes, and Poul Anderson/5.

This omnibus edition brings back into print three classic volumes of stories by Larry Niven and other acclaimed authors, all working within Niven's acclaimed Magic universe: THE MAGIC GOES AWAY; THE MAGIC MAY RETURN; and MORE MAGIC. This fantasy realm is the basis for Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle's THE The magic goes away book CITY, as well as the forthcoming BURNING TOWER.

THE MAGIC GOES AWAY. Featuring a brand-new introduction by Larry Niven, "The Magic Goes Away Collection" gives readers insight into the breathtaking world of Niven and Jerry Pournelle's "The Burning City" and "Burning Tower" Latest Booklist.

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Niven larry THE MAGIC GOES AWAY FN In the book Source of Magic, from Piers Anthony's Xanth series, magic went away for a while. But it returned through the heroes' efforts by the end of the book by getting the aforementioned source (the Demon Xanth) to come back.

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In The Magic, Rhonda Byrne reveals. "The Magic Goes Away" is more of a novella than a novel, running just 90 pages, but its striking originality makes it linger in your mind.

The basic thesis is that magic used to exist, long ago, but that it depended on a natural resource called mana which the magicians of the time depleted, just as we are using up fossil fuels/5(4).

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Free shipping for many products. Chapter 1: The Magic goes away. The Magic goes away. Disclaimers: The title is really the property of Larry Niven. The Demon X(A/N)th is the property of Piers Anthony. All characters contained within this piece of writing belong to Ken Akamatsu, and this.

The Magic Goes Away Publisher's Summary Once there was magic in the world. But hordes of selfish, short-sighted magicians have used up the mana that moved the world, and the magic goes away. "The Magic Goes Away" is in a class with "The Circus of Doctor Lao" and "Green Mansions": Small, easily-read fantasy novels that will stay in your mind forever.

How could you rate this less than a 5. Published by User, 19 years ago/5(4). The magic goes away. Once there was magic in the world, but hordes of selfish, short-sighted magicians have used up the mana that moved the world, and the magic goes away.

So Orolandes goes on a quest in search of the lost power. (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Magic -. View all covers for The Magic Goes Away (logged in users can change User Preferences to always display covers on this page) Reviews Review by Jerry L.

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Colony Drop: During "The Magic Goes Away" novel, the heroes are hoping to revive a god and have him drop the moon on the Earth to provide a new source of magic. The heroes have no idea how large the moon actually is, and freak out when they realize that doing it will utterly destroy the world and leave the god as the only survivor.

Larry Niven's The Magic Goes Away stories tell of an ancient civilization based on Functional Magic powered by "Mana", but there's only a finite amount present on Earth. That nobody seems to be aware of or acknowledge this fact causes the magi, magical creatures and gods that use mana to eventually "go mythical" (a very obvious allegory aimed at modern civilization's.

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