Cycle of Fire

3 books in series
4 out of 5 stars 124 ratings

Stormwarden Summary

For the first time in audio, the Cycle of Fire Trilogy, a stout and epic tale mixing sci-fi and fantasy by acclaimed author Janny Wurts. This classic fantasy trilogy follows three young people struggling to free the Stormwarden, the last of the elemental power-wielding Vaere sorcerers, so that he can battle the humanity-threatening demonkind.

Far in the future, a human-crewed starship crashes on a distant planet, carrying alien POWs taken to help discover the secrets of a deadly foe, the group mind known as the Gierj. In time, the humans revert to a feudal society, the aliens are seen as "demons", and the starship's computer survives as a "magical" entity known as the Vaere.

In Book 1, Stormwarden, Auskiere, wizard of wind and water, binds the Mharg-demons with the aid of Ivan, master of fire and earth. But at the moment of his greatest peril, Ivan is betrayed and he swears a terrible oath against his betrayer - an oath so powerful that it begins a relentless "cycle of fire".

Janny Wurts is the author of several fantasy series, including the internationally best-selling Empire trilogy, written in collaboration with Raymond E. Feist. She paints all her own covers, depicting her vision of characters and setting. She is also an expert horsewoman, sailor, musician, and archer.

From the author: "Narrator David Thorpe's outstanding characterization enlivens the thrill of adventure, as three flawed young protagonists shoulder the challenge to thwart an ancient threat to humanity. As an author and a seasoned offshore sailor, my delight with Audible's meticulous production has exceeded all expectation."

©1984 Janny Wurts (P)2010 Audible Ltd
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  • Book 1

    • Stormwarden

    • Book 1 of the Cycle of Fire
    • By: Janny Wurts
    • Narrated by: David Thorpe
    • Length: 15 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 24

    For the first time in audio, the Cycle of Fire Trilogy, a stout and epic tale mixing sci-fi and fantasy by acclaimed author Janny Wurts. This classic fantasy trilogy follows three young people struggling to free the Stormwarden, the last of the elemental power-wielding Vaere sorcerers, so that he can battle the humanity-threatening demonkind.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Cycle of Fire Trilogy

    • By Amazon Customer on 06-12-11

    Regular price: £17.99

  • Book 2

    • Keeper of the Keys

    • Book 2 of the Cycle of Fire
    • By: Janny Wurts
    • Narrated by: David Thorpe
    • Length: 12 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 35
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 14

    For the first time in audio, the Cycle of Fire Trilogy, a stout and epic tale mixing sci-fi and fantasy, by acclaimed author Janny Wurts.

    In Book 2, Keeper of the Keys, Ivainson Jaric, Keeper of the Keys, heir of the Firelord, is being hunted down by the Accursed. His blood gifts him with raw power but not enough to overcome the evil forces....

    Regular price: £17.99

  • Book 3

    • Shadowfane

    • Book 3 of the Cycle of Fire
    • By: Janny Wurts
    • Narrated by: David Thorpe
    • Length: 12 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Book 3 Shadowfane: The concluding novel in the "Cycle of Fire" fantasy trilogy. Jaric inherits his father's powers, and as he struggles to successfully assume them, mankind's enemies are growing strong.Janny Wurts is the author of several fantasy series, and the internationally best selling Empire trilogy written in collaboration with Raymond E. Feist.

    Regular price: £17.99