Today Wizards of the Coast released a new e-book “Return to Ravnica: The Secretist, Part One.” The first of a three part story, this planeswalker novella follows Jace Beleren and was written by Doug Beyer (writer and creative designer on the “Magic: The Gathering” R&D team). The book gives fans of “Magic: The Gathering” an unprecedented look at the plane of Ravnica.
When Jace returns to Ravnica, he finds the guilds getting preparing for war. While dodging assassins he realizes that he’s forgotten parts of his memory. When Jace tries to reunite with a friend he finds her dead, along with a puzzling mystery which involves “all ten of the guilds and ancient secret.”
In “Return to Ravnica: The Secretist, Part One”
Jace Beleren has the power to travel between planes of the Multiverse, but with this gift comes isolation. He is one in a million. He is a planeswalker. And he is on the edge of a mystery that could alter the face of his adopted home—a vast, world-wide city known as Ravnica—forever.
Faced with a magical code that is built into the very foundations of the city-world itself, Jace marches into the numinous depths of Ravnica’s underbelly in search of the promise of powerful magic. What he finds is perhaps more burden than boon.
Once buried in past, the code resurfaces as Ravnica’s power-hungry mage guilds, unbound by the Guildpact that had once maintained order, struggle for control of the plane. But in the drive for primacy, there is no neutral ground.
Jace knows that he can’t crack the code on his own, not while the guilds task teams of mages to unravel the mysteries, but he also knows that the danger of the quest is too great to include his friends. As the mystery begins to unravel, the choice may not be his alone.
You can read a full sample chapter of “Return to Ravnica, The Secretist Part 1” here, and buy the full book for $1.99 in the U.S. and Canada from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, or Kobo.
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Catch up on “Return to Ravnica”
Event decks: “Golgari: Creep and Conquer” and “Rakdos: Wrack and Rage.”
Intro packs: “Rakdos Raid,” “Azorius Advance,” “Golgari Growth,” “Selesnya Surge,” and “Izzet Ingenuity.”
Card lists: White, Blue, Black, Red, Green, Azorius, Izzet, Golgari, Rakdos, Selesnya, Hybrid, Artifact, and Land.
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