The Resource Arcanum 101 : welcome new students, Rosemary Edghill and Mercedes Lackey, (electronic resource)

Arcanum 101 : welcome new students, Rosemary Edghill and Mercedes Lackey, (electronic resource)

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Arcanum 101 : welcome new students
Title
Arcanum 101
Title remainder
welcome new students
Statement of responsibility
Rosemary Edghill and Mercedes Lackey
Title variation
Arcanum one hundred and one
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Language
eng
Summary
Fifteen-year-old Tomas Torres, the son of an immigrant family who are just barely making it, gets picked up by the police for doing some work for the local padrone (collector). For this work, Tomas has made $1000 a week, a lot of money by anyone's count. But what is the work? What is Tomas arrested for? Arson, but arson that cannot be explained. Tomas has a most unusual gift: he is a fire-starter--he can start fires with sheer force of will that flame from the tips of his fingers. More, he can will fireballs to hurl at his enemies or opponents, and he can incinerate any evidence. But the courts decide they have enough to convict young Tomas and send him off to a school (which Tomas believes to be a kind of jail): St. Rhiannon's School for the Gifted and Exceptional Student. At St. Rhiannon's, Tomas soon finds that he is not alone. St. Rhia's, as they call it, is a school for students of all ages with "gifts" like Tomas's: students who are pre-cogs, storm-callers, witches, healers, wizards, techno-shamans, psionics, firestarters, teleporters, psychics, sensitives and much, much more. Things he could never have imagined happen at St. Rhia's, and in time Tomas comes to feel less alone. He begins to believe in what he actually sees (astral warriors, for example) and all that he is taught by his attractive young mentor, VeeVee. All students at St. Rhia's are attempting to learn to control their gifts. Tomas, too, must learn about the ethics and the laws of magic (of which he knows nothing) and more, how to control the strength and force of his fire. Join Tomas and his friends as they journey through St. Rhia's and beyond, both through the outside world and through magical Gates to the magical worlds of Chaos and other kingdoms where their gifts will be tested. If they succeed, their powers will take on new relevance and meaning
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Edghill, Rosemary
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Lackey, Mercedes
  • hoopla digital
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  • Magic
  • Teenagers
  • Schools
Target audience
adult
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Arcanum 101 : welcome new students, Rosemary Edghill and Mercedes Lackey, (electronic resource)
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multicolored
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MWT11327435
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unknown
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1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780795322945
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11327435
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11327435
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Arcanum 101 : welcome new students, Rosemary Edghill and Mercedes Lackey, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11327435
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780795322945
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11327435
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11327435
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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