#17 in Flight of the Maita series. Kene, son of Net and Fane of Teeme, decides to study sorcery. He masters the codes of the dead evil sorcerer, Tee, and becomes adept at the use of the arts. He is contacted and travels with two of King Pan's officials to rid Forthern of an evil sorcerer, then continues to the capital with the officials and a couple of "demons". He becomes Sorcerer of the Realm when he solves Martin's Puzzle, then goes to the Dark Continent to meditate, where he frees the "demons" there, and is forced to deal with powerful sorcerers. His life continues through many adventures. He meets and becomes a close friend with Wruk, Demon from Hades, and they share the rest of their lives as best friends. Wruk decides to stay on Tlorg, to return to Hades only on rare occasions.