->''"[[TheWorldIsAlwaysDoomed The world is always in danger.]] The question is: At any given moment, just how much?"''
--> -- Elijah Valentine, Mage
[[http://lastmage.com/ Last Mage]] is an UrbanFantasy WebSerialNovel written by Andrew Eckhart. [[FramingDevice A man in custody is being interviewed]], [[TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture sometime in the future]], about a world-changing "Event". The man, Elijah Valentine, tells [[EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep the Writer]] [[HowWeGotHere he must start at the beginning]], and proceeds to, with some breaks where he explains his reasoning or discusses philosophy with the Writer.
Or, Last Mage is a tale about [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin the last Mage]] on Earth, who must save the human race ([[TheMasquerade and the other beings on Earth]]) from a tyrannical sorceress using nothing but his wits and powers. Though many of the things he accomplishes seem like magic, [[MagicfromTechnology they aren't]].The site also hosts some B stories taking place within the same universe and completely unrelated one-shots.
!!Last Mage provides examples of:
* EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep: The Writer.
* ForegoneConclusion: We know from the FramingDevice that Valentine won't die and has saved the Earth-at-large.
* FramingDevice: The Interview.
* TheMasquerade: "Demons" from other dimensions have lived in secret on Earth for quite some time.
* Really700YearsOld: Valentine is ''old'', but he won't give an exact age.