Light in the Barren Lands: Travail of The Dark Mage Book One by Brian S. Pratt
Approx. 108,550 words.
Published on March 31, 2009.
Light in the Barren Lands begins "Travail of The Dark Mage" sequel to The Morcyth Saga.
James and Jiron end up on Earth. Returning to Jiron's homeworld is complicated in that Earth doesn't appear to be a very magical place. Unable to even feel the presence of magic, James doubts if they'll ever get home again.