Literature: The Necromancer Chronicles

The Necromancer Chronicles is a series by American author Amanda Downum. At present, it consists of three books:

Not to be confused with Chronicles of the Necromancer by Gail Z. Martin.

The series as a whole contains examples of:

  • Amplifier Artifact: The magic rings worn by mages in the setting allows them to bind spirits and ghosts into the stones, which amplify their abilities since they serve as an additional power source.
  • Entropy and Chaos Magic: Isyllt is an entropomancer as well as a necromancer; she has the ability to focus, direct and encourage entropy and decay.
  • Necromancer: The heroine of all three books, Isyllt Iskaldur. Her apprentice, Moth, too.
  • Our Demons Are Different: Demons in this series are spirits that possess bodies. Whether they are human ghosts or otherwise doesn't matter.