FORGING THE DARKSWORD (DARKSWORD TRILOGY, VOL. I)
In the enchanted realm of Merilon, magic is life. Born without magical abilities, Joram is left for dead but grows to manhood with the help of his constant vigilance and sleight-of-hand skills. When he meets the scholarly catalyst Saryon, the two join forces, attempting to forge the powerful magic-absorbing Darksword and overthrow the evil usurper Blachloch.