Welcome! We are a fast paced, thrilling, text-based MMORPG, based on the acclaimed Riftwar Saga of New York Times-bestselling author Raymond E. Feist. Best of all, Midkemia Online is completely free to play!
was first published in 1982 as the first book of the Riftwar Saga. Set in the world of , became a jumping-off point for Feist's career. Originally reduced in size by his editors, it was re-published (after the author's fame grew) with the omitted text restored. is now published in two volumes in the US: () and (). The book is still published as a single volume, (), in the UK.
Or, because unlike Dragonlance and its ilk, Feist’s novels aren’t written in crayon. The Riftwar Saga is readable, and well paced, and perfectly structured. There’s little unnecessary exposition and the narrative flows from one action scene to the next. The to release the series in young adult versions seems incredibly wise to me. Not only does it capitalize on a new readership (and one that has likely not been exposed to Feist yet), but it sets expectations for the series where they belong. The themes and styles contained in Magician: Apprentice, Magician: Master, Silverthorn, and A Darkness at Sethanon, are those best served to be absorbed by teenagers who won’t notice all the hand waving and conveniences on which the stories rely.
Raymond E. Feist was born and raised in Southern California. He was educated at the University of California, San Diego, where he graduated with honours in Communication Arts. He is the author of the bestselling and critically acclaimed Riftwar saga among other books.