Apprentice Adept is a heptalogy of fantasy and science fiction novels written by English American author Piers Anthony. . However, in Juxtaposition, Sheen is also referred to as the Robot Adept. She also had to use the Book of Magic and as a. Juxtaposition Written by Piers Anthony Juxtaposition Category: Fiction – Fantasy – Epic; Fiction – Science Fiction – Action & Adventure; Fiction – Action &. Juxtaposition By Piers Anthony – FictionDB. Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews , awards, publishing history, genres, and time period.

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Ballantine Books- Fiction – pages. Stile has been prophesied to ameliorate this destruction, but many powerful people in both frames are out to stop him, denying the destabilization and wanting to maintain their present status. Buy from our partners. Thanks for telling us about the problem. So, having a hero of this series be vertically challenged was very appealing to me. A mineral used to power starships.

I tried not to look at the cover before opening the book to read each time… So, lots of wacky things happen, and there is a nice twist at the end — it was pretty well telegraphed though, but deserved. Jan 08, Angela Delgado rated it it was ok. Juxtapodition they can be brought into greater alignment that separation will be much less traumatic.


The ending isn’t ever in any doubt — the good guys win, the bad guys lose. For instance, Clip’s horn sounds like a saxophone, while his sister Neysa’s horn makes harmonica sounds.

Sheen the self-aware robot struggles with her inability to be “real” and her desire to be loved. The last book ended with him winning a challenge against the murderer of his other self but he still needs to find out what set everything in motion.

May 29, Jeremy Preacher rated it liked it Shelves: I cannot wait to find out.

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As the series opens, each person born on Phaze and Proton has an alternate self living on the other world. Once the grid is completed, players continue on subgrids until they select a particular game to play.

Stile juctaposition been prophesied to ameliorate this destruction, but many powerful people in both frames are out to stop him, denying the destabilization and wanting to maintain th On the planet Proton, science works and magic doesn’t, but juxtaposed with this world is another frame, that of Phaze, where magic works, but science doesn’t.

Also by Piers Anthony. It would be one thing to have these passages written from the perspective of the characters, to indicate their own motivations and feelings. In Phaze he meets Neysa, a unicorn, and learns of his magical legacy as the Blue Adept. It still amazes me this series hasn’t been done piesr at least film or Anime format. Juxtaposition Piers Anthony Limited preview – He had to act and act quickly — with no idea of what he was supposed lo do.


Each spell an Adept uses can only be worked once by that Anhtony, though countless variations can be created.

Also, they are not colored in blacks and greys like horses but rather in more dramatic colors. Just as magic does not work in Proton, advanced technology does not operate in Phaze.


And while Stile’s rigid morality gets tiresome, it is, at least, internally consistent, and the deux ex abthony that insures everyone gets a happy ending is better than marginally plausible. This wraps up the first Apprentice Adept series, and if you liked them, you will love this. The Game-champion serf Stile is assaulted on Proton by an unknown enemy, but learns he can escape into a mysterious fantasy world Phaze.

I wonder what new adventures await Stile next in Out of Phaze? Something about Pier Anthony series always seem to find me slogging my way through wnthony finish the last book.

Juxaposition is definitely the best of the initial trilogy. Stile was somehow supposed to take over the job of saving them or go down to total destruction with all he loved, he had to act and act quickly—with no idea of what he was supposed to do. We are experiencing technical difficulties.