C.S. Friedman creates fascinating characters and Michael Whelan has brought many of them to life. Here is Gerald Tarrant at the height of his power on the first book of the Coldfire Trilogy.
Black Sun Rising
On the distant world of Erna, four people–Priest, Adept, Sorcerer, and Apprentice–are drawn together to battle the forces of evil, led by the demonic fae, a soul-destroying force that preys on the human mind.
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