By Piers Anthony
In Xanth, every person has a expertise. yet that doesn’t suggest every body loves his expertise, and not anyone is aware that larger than Hapless. Endowed having the ability to conjure any tool he wishes, Hapless should be a unprecedented musician if simply he may perhaps play a track that didn’t fall ear-piercingly flat. His one wish is to discover an software he can play—and perhaps a female friend or 3. yet like track, ladies have by no means been his forte.
whilst the nice Magician hears approximately Hapless’s determined hope, he sends the younger guy on a quest to discover the elusive Isis Orb, a paranormal talisman that may satisfy his want. however the mysterious Egyptian goddess for whom the orb is called guards the enchanted item and won’t enable someone see it—let by myself use it.
getting down to in attaining the very unlikely, Hapless meets an eclectic mixture of creatures that subscribe to him on his trip. just like the musically challenged Hapless, all of them have needs they desire the Isis Orb will furnish. however the merely approach they could regulate the orb is to seize the 5 totems from the areas of Xanth: fireplace, Earth, Air, Water, and the Void. jointly, this motley workforce will heroically struggle dragons, a six-headed griffin, or even a gorgeous, seductive water gorgon who attempts to rain on Hapless’s parade.
With its exciting exploits and unending humor, the most recent addition to Piers Anthony’s cherished Xanth sequence is bound to maintain readers enthralled.
Isis Orb is the fortieth e-book within the Xanth sequence, yet you could get pleasure from analyzing the sequence in any order.