Midshipwizard Halcyon Blithe
Midshipwizard Halcyon Blithe
Midshipwizard Halcyon Blithe
James M. Ward
Halcyon Blithe, being a young man of good breeding and lineage as well as endowed with those qualities and abilities of a sorcerous nature and wishing to fulfill his full potential, is ready to assume his proper place in the world. He aims to seek his fortune among those who tend and sail the awesome nautical juggernauts-the dragonships. With this is mind, Blithe gladly accepts his rank as Midshipwizard and becomes a member of the crew who man the dragonships-vessels which harness the bodies and strength of living dragons with seafaring technology. Combining elements of Hornblower with Harry Potter, and Robert Louis Stevenson with Robin Hobb, Midshipwizard Halcyon Blithe is a nautical tale rich in magic and intrigue. A tale set against a panorama of fantastic naval battle as we follow the career of a young midshipwizard as he moves up through the ranks of His Majesty's Navy.

Book Details


  • Adventure
  • Fantasy

Age Level: 

  • 12 and up
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In Midshipwizard Halcyon Blithe, the sixteen- year-old protagonist, Halcyon, is a tall, white- haired Arcanian midshipwizard on his marine tour of duty. Before he enters his touring sea dragon ship, the Sanguine, Halcyon Blithe places a good- weather spell on himself to ensure that good weather will smile upon him on his first tour. As expected, the weather is beautiful and the seas are calm. But Halcyon can't hold the bad weather off forever. It seems that a storm has been building up behind Halcyon's spell. When it finally breaks through the spell, the seas and the weather rage.

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