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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In the other novels it is quite secret that Stiles can shift between the The infallible Oracle was suddenly involved in the conspiracy against him. The interest didn’t really pick up until closer to the end, with the merging of the frames and the challenges involved. Of course, his ability to do so is limited because half the grid is in juxtapositikn opponent’s hands. His adversary is revealed to be the amulet-making Red Adept, who exists in Proton as a serf in the Tourney.

During all this time, I have remembered these books fondly and they have remained some of my favorite stories. Stile defeats her in combat in Phaze and in the Tourney on Proton, leading to her expulsion from both worlds. Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now.

Juxtaposition (Apprentice Adept, book 3) by Piers Anthony

Though he spent the first four years of his life in England, Piers never returned to live in his country of birth after moving to Spain and immigrated to America at age six.

Anthony’s world, and it’s backstory, contain logical explanations for the fantastic occurrences therein. Even then many serfs would choose to stay on Proton after their twenty years are up, but it is not permitted in most circumstances. No, I’ll write about them shortly though I think I will interpose them with other books. Stile has been prophesied to ameliorate this destruction, but many powerful people in both frames are out to stop him, denying the destabilization and wanting to maintain their present status.

I remember being incensed because a girl wouldn’t stop staring at the slit as if my reproductive organs would pop out at any minute.


Looking for More Great Reads? I got down to my boxers on that occasion, and had the good sense to stop there. Aug 01, Charlie Devlin rated it liked it. I certainly didn’t read any of the others. There he found he was the double of the sorcerer, the Blue Adept, who had been mysteriously murdered. There has been a long running dispute regarding this, which once again surprises me since it could easily have been solved by the World Trade Organisation. Why can’t we all just get along?

Juxtaposition Apprentice Adept 3 by Piers Anthony. He has three more challenges to go, and he has to win all of them to become citizen. Not sure I liked the outcome but liked the book. Apprentice Adept 7 books. 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. On Proton, a world of future science, his murder was averted only by the help of a lovely robot, who sent him In this brilliantly satisfying conclusion to the epic adventure begun in Split Infinity and continued in Blue Adept, Piers Anthony again proves himself a consummate master of both science fiction and fantasy.

The story of Stiles life is a full one that Piers Anthony has created perfectly. As with the first two books, I liked the parallel worlds.

When the worlds juxapose, Stile will not be able to travel into both of them. The Oracle is actually a computer with its source line running through the west pole so it can have power in Phaze.


As a rule, Adepts cannot harm or otherwise affect another Adept through magic for very long; however, a group of them working in concert can usually overpower a lone Adept. There is a bit of a twist ending involving who ends up in Phaze and who in Proton but it is pretty obvious in advance so not very impressive. The final winner of the Tourney is immediately made a Citizen and given a small percentage of the annual Protonite production equal to about one kilogram at the moment of Citizenship.

Most of the Adepts in Phaze are named after colors; for instance, the Brown Adept makes and animates golems while the White Adept performs magic by drawing sigils in the ground. The two judtaposition were out of balance and heading for disaster. The Game-champion serf Juxtapositioh is assaulted on Proton by an unknown enemy, but learns he can escape into a mysterious fantasy world Phaze. Jan 07, Coby Randquist rated it it was amazing.


This wraps up the first Apprentice Adept series, and if you liked them, you will love this. Stile was somehow supposed to take over the job of saving them or go down to total destruction with all he loved, he had to act and act quickly—with no idea of what he was supposed to do.

Juxtaposition (Apprentice Adept #3) by Piers Anthony

The writing is at about the same proficiency level as the previous volume, but it wraps up enough random loose ends that it comes off juxtapossition a bit better. LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices.

It did try to be an actual ending though instead of an abrupt smacking of the face into a glass wall, so antgony gets a few points for that. In choosing categories for the Game and then particular contests once the main category is selected, the intelligent player uses his knowledge of his opponent, trying to play to the opponent’s weaknesses and his own strengths. Many authors would rely on a statement like “magic works” without feeling it necessary to explain. The third in the series finally separates the two worlds.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. On Proton, a world of future science, his murder was averted pier by the help of a lovely robot, who sent him through an invisible “curtain” to Phaze, an alternate world ruled by magic.

But like the original Oracle at Delphithe pronouncements of Phaze’s Oracle are usually cryptic and self-fulfilling. As expected, Style wins the game and becomes a Citizen. All the rich and powerful oppose him because they choose not to believe the separation is happening.

Both fall in love with people from the other frame: The infallible Oracle was suddenly involved in the conspiracy against him.

Although that trilogy seems to have grown somewhat since the first time I read the first three.

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