Volume Three of the Collegium Chronicles (A Valdemar Novel)

Additional Formats
  • Hardcover
  • ISBN 9780756406929
  • 336 Pages
  • DAW
  • Adult


Enter the thrilling third volume in the epic Collegium Chronicles.

In Mercedes Lackey’s classic coming-of-age story, the orphan Magpie pursues his quest for his parent’s identity with burning urgency-while also discovering another hidden talent and being trained by the King’s Own Herald as an undercover agent for Valdemar. Shy Bardic Trainee Lena has to face her famous but uncaring father, one of Valdemar’s most renowned Bards. And Healing Trainee Bear must struggle against his disapproving parents, who are pressuring Bear to quit the Healers’ Collegium because he lacks the magical Healing Gift.

Each of the three friends must face his or her demons and find their true strength as they seek to become the full Heralds, Bards, and Healers of Valdemar.


"The world of Valdemar will continue to enchant readers in the third novel of this powerful story."
– Fresh Fiction
"Heralds, Companions, ethical dilemmas, some romance, and they draw you in because of Lackey’s fine writing skills."
– Shiny Book Review
"Suffice it to say, I’m already looking forward to the next book in the series."
– All Booked Up
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