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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The first is that each chapter has a number with an aphorism that describes the chapter in some respect. Until then, we get hints of iimager su I am a long time fan of Modesitt.

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At its worse, this book lays the foundation for the rest of the series. Okay, I’ve proved before I don’t mind swimming upstream. The Unnamed is good while the Namer is evil. I heard more about food in these 1.

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There is no grey and anyone he perceives to be a threat modesity casually murdered after much introspection and agonizing.

Other books in the series.

But then I started reading the reviews. An interesting and very different magic system forms the basis for the world and the plot in this novel–the first in the Imager series.

If you’re looking for non-stop action, with a chest-thumping hero, this isn’t the book for you.

I almost missed the whole thing. If a day is just the same as the last day, skip past it, please. It’s a solid example imaer his style of writing, and a promising start to a new series.


The Imager Portfolio Series

Art and perception are the major components of the story, while subtlety and secrecy gain in importance as it progresses. The guy was in a tough situation, as the Collegium was basically dangling him out as bait for the assassins who were plotting to kill young imagers. Apr 28, Pat rated it really liked it. Read it, you won’t regret it. Action picks up in the following books and everything starts connecting from book 1 to the 2nd and 3rd.

While the story does mix the the pace up a bit, there are times when it drags. Almost every conversation was stilted and unnatural, sometimes to the point of being confusingly unclear. I burned down the town of Trebon. Rhennthyl is a protagonist that I appreciated reading about. Indeed it was, but somehow the lead character of Rhennthyl just doesn’t match the likeability of Recluce’s Lerris or Cerryl; nor is he as strong as Corus’ Alucius.

Yes, the story is quite similar to what he used in the past with the Recluce saga. I expected more of the same picking up this new series albeit nearly a decade after this first book was penned. May 25, Jeffrey Jelmeland rated it really liked it Shelves: Even at its most action-y, my pulse stays nice and placid.

Trivia About Imager Imager Po The carefully crafted persona is generally likeable and easy to identify with.

I was surprised at that at first; obviously I’m a fan of the book if I’m reading it multiple times, right?

That said, this imagr around we find modessitt with a new hero, and while the story follo As others have noted, this book followed a relatively predictable pattern. He only has a few, like Heinlein. I though it was just me, but I looked though other reviews and realized that I had another legitimate complaint. Now I’m reading ‘Haze’ his other new one. I was modestit surprised at this you could have knocked me with a feather.


Rhen is the son of a well off family of wool merchants. Each day has twenty glasses, with the tenth glass of imaer day being noon, and the tenth glass of night being midnight.

Morals the same, and if you’re familiar with Modesitt, you’ll be unsurprised that everything comes in shades of gray. Listening to a story being told by the main character who is a 14 year old indifferent male mldesitt the first few chapters nearly broke my will to finish the thing.

We never get to see what makes the antagonist tick. But when her wish come The world and its inhabitants are realistic and well thought-out, and so is the Imaging-system. I liked seeing Rhennthyl think on his feet to navigate these shark-infested waters, though. I tried to start the enormous Recluse series several times, and put the first volume down several times, finding something in it somehow off-putting, as if my reader’s antennae were not quite tuned in to that frequency.

The Imager Portfolio

Limite un peu trop normal pour vraiment ressortir. Imager Imager Portfolio 1 by L. I probably won’t bother to continue with this series. The main character, Rhen, exists in this book only to lecture and be lectured about government, and to eat very detailed meals.