Sorcerer’s Legacy drew Raymond E. Feist to invite Janny Wurts as collaborator on the Empire trilogy, involving another resourceful heroine from the other side of his Riftwar series.
Captive in a world of warring magic ...
“DARION!” Elienne’s cry raised a gust of wind. Glassware tumbled. Then the air before her spit, cloven by sorcery. Within the rent appeared a tall ﬁgure clad in wet riding leather and gray wool cloak. Soulfocus light blazed down on sodden white hair and the familiar lined face of Taroith.
“My Lady!” Taroith’s summons cut urgently through the soft sigh of the ﬂames. “Come to me, quickly.”
But a thin, red bar of light shot between them, barring Elienne from the Sorcerer. Golden and surly in his spoiled black doublet, Faisix lifted his voice in challenge. “If you wish the Lady's company, Master Taroith, you must win it from me.”
Taroith said, “You are foolish to contest me.”
“Spoken like a true and loyal Master of the League,” Faisix sneered. With the grace of a panther, he stepped across the tangled wreckage of his study. “If you want the woman, ﬁght for her.”
“Strike first, then,” Taroith said softly. “And remember whose choice initiated this conflict….”