This is the series that started my love of reading. Every fantasy novel I've read, probably EVERY novel I've read, stems from this book/series.
The Death Gate Cycle
Ages ago, sorcerers of unmatched power sundered a world into four realms – sky, stone, fire, and water – then vanished. Over time, magicians learned to work spells only in their own realms and forgot the others. Now only the few who have survived the Labyrinth and crossed the Death Gate know of the ... (more)
Margaret Weis (born 1948 in Independence, Missouri) is an American fantasy novelist who, along with Tracy Hickman, is one of the original creators of the Dragonlance game world and has written numerous novels and short stories set in fantastic worlds.
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