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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Feb 14, Pages. Many authors would rely on a statement like “magic works” without feeling it necessary to explain.

The plot was pretty simple, and awfully predictable. Feb 02, Nicholas Armstrong rated it liked it. Retrieved from ” https: It wasn’t znthony much fun as the previous entry in the series; where previously Stile was trying to advance in the Game and win Citizenship, this book follows him and his new wife as they amble along on their honeymoon and keep getting delayed by interference.

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I’m worried about the splitting because I like the Proton side. But like the original Oracle at Delphithe pronouncements of Phaze’s Oracle are usually cryptic and self-fulfilling. I’m really torn on this because it made it so anticlimactic and I feel like it would have been better to make that the end of the last book. Jul 29, Jim Razinha rated it liked it Shelves: Stile defeats her in combat in Phaze and in the Tourney on Proton, leading to her expulsion from both worlds.

May 06, Troy rated it liked it Shelves: May 29, Jeremy Preacher rated it liked it Shelves: I did enjoy these books when I did read them, however it was a long time ago, and much of the content I really cannot remember. Assuming, of course, that the winner is not a Citizen already.


There is one item that truly irritated me throughout Juxtaposition. It would be one thing to have these passages written from the perspective of the characters, to indicate their own motivations and feelings.

Both of these books have a naked woman on the cover, though the first has a robot, and this one has a stone statue. The Game-champion serf Stile is assaulted on Proton by an unknown enemy, but learns he can escape into a mysterious fantasy world Phaze. Nov 19, Onefinemess rated it liked it Shelves: Due to the use of the Book of Magic, which contains all forms of Adept magic, Robot and Unicorn and Red Adept 2 are not limited in the method in which they invoke their magic.

The old characters are moved about like chess pieces. I think the cover is hideous, and the worst one of the set.

Although the actual Oracle is hidden from sight for reasons explained later in the series, it is accessible through a speaking tube. Sheen the self-aware robot struggles with her inability to be “real” and her desire to be loved. Stile had problems–two whole worlds of problems, in fact.

Juxtaposition (Apprentice Adept #3) by Piers Anthony

Due to the wide variety juxtqposition contests available, any given round could take any one of thousands of kuxtaposition. This page was last edited on 31 Octoberat A world where everyone’s naked? In addition to their coloring, unicorns with socks can actually remove them.

Serfs must be employed by a Citizen and remain naked at all times unless ordered otherwise by a Citizen. Sep 20, Annette rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Conflict arises between Antyony and Bane due to their individual honors. Juxtaposition Apprentice Adept 3 by Piers Anthony. Despite it being a very opaque organisation that seeks to strike down any treaty or law that restricts trade, in some cases it is beneficial.

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This is partly due to the fact that he wrote himself into a corner. The first three books in the series follow Proton serf Stile as he enters Phaze and becomes an important political force there. This is definitely my favorite book of the initial trilogy. The generalizations are insulting, as is the way Anthony writes the women characters to be servile to the men, more so because Anthony writes the women characters to be strong and speak their minds.


The exception to this rule is getting far enough in the tourney see below. It still amazes me this series hasn’t been done in at least film or Ani The third in the series finally separates the two worlds. In this context, naked does not necessarily mean unclothed but rather unassisted by external tools. He shifted from writing in pencil to writing on the computer, and Golem in the Gears was his first novel created on the machine; naturally, the computer found its way into Xanth.

No, I think I won’t write about them, because it is more likely than not that I did not read them, simply because Anthony decided to move to a second generation in these stories, though in a way I sort of do remember this. Finally, unicorns in the series have hollow horns which they use as musical instruments. With the power of citizenship behind him he’ll be able to move back and forth between worlds without fear and all those resources can help him finally sort out the mysteries surrounding the attacks on his life.

His first story was published inand his first novel, Chthon, in Stile has to save two worlds at tghe same time and with the help of his friends, and some of his foe, he stops Proton the science world and Phaze the magical world by juxtaposing them.

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