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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Serfs must be employed by a Citizen and remain naked at all times unless ordered otherwise by a Citizen. You’ve come this far While I love the series as a whole, and I do like this book quite a bit it has a number of problems. Humanity has also made contact with alien species, some members of which make their homes on Proton as well. The two worlds were out juxtapodition balance and heading for disaster. Jan 07, Coby Randquist rated it it was amazing.

Return to Book Page. Nobody really, their not that good. Write your own comment on this book! In contrast to Proton, Phaze is a lush and verdant world.

Not because he demanded it but because society did; if he appeared among serfs with a girl who outmassed him, others would laugh, and that would destroy the relationship. Stile defeats her in combat in Phaze and in the Tourney on Proton, leading to her expulsion from both worlds. I’m really torn on this because it made it so anticlimactic and I feel like it would have been better to make that the end of the last book.

The last book ended with him winning a challenge against the murderer of his other self but he still needs to find out what set everything in motion. As referenced before, most of the adepts in Phaze are named after colors and each has a unique mode of magic.

However, on Proton he faces deportation and enters the tournament in the hope of gaining citizenship.



If humans don them, the socks cast the illusion that the human is in fact a unicorn of the sock color.

As expected, Style wins the game and becomes a Citizen. But I had to edit the demeaning portions out as I read it to my kids. Other books in the series. I cannot wait to find out. I think the cover is hideous, and the worst one of the set. The weakest among them have wealth to rival medieval kings. Book Lists Piers Anthony Juxtaposition. I liked both worlds and our hero was quite fascinating. Every woman is objectified, her body described and rated for attractiveness.

And the assassin was after Stile! It includes adventure, love, magic, action, friendship, and more! The two worlds were out of balance and heading for disaster. That sort of went away from this book, but then again, I really don’t care.

The generalizations are insulting, as is the way Anthony writes the women characters to be servile to the men, more so because Anthony writes the women characters to be strong and speak their minds. Even when I was 13, I felt like those were a lot more juvenile than the xnthony my friends were anthonyy.

Phaze is a lush planet of magic, where Proton is a barren mining piefs of science. Jul 30, Emily rated it it was amazing. 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.

After Stile discovers this he is told that it is his job to move a large amount of “phazite” from Phaze to Proton to make that happen.

Stile attempts to maintain a balance in the amount of magic material existing in two alternate worlds–Phaze and Proton–when an irregularity threatens the existence of both worlds.

Juxtaposition (Apprentice Adept, book 3) by Piers Anthony

Stile was somehow supposed to take over the job of saving them or go down to total destruction with all juxtapositoin loved, he had to act and act quickly—with no idea of what he was supposed to do. Retrieved from ” https: What I like about him is that he is small in statue, but large in heart, which makes him a champion in both Proton and Phaze.


As in classic fantasy fiction, magic is a antony part of life in Phaze. But like the original Oracle at Delphithe pronouncements of Phaze’s Oracle are usually cryptic and self-fulfilling. Inspired by Your Browsing History. I read this as a stand alone book, not realizing that it was the third book in a series. Due to the wide variety of contests available, any given round could take any one of thousands of forms.

This is powered by a mineral called Protonite or Phazite depending on which frame you are in, and the Protonite mining of it is endangering the balance of both frames. Back in Proton he tries to uncover his enemy, while building a relationship with his robot lover, Sheen.

Besides humans, it is also populated by several species common to the fantasy genre such as unicornswerewolvesvampirestrollsand animalheads —humans with beast-heads like the Minotaur or Anubis. Most of the Adepts in Phaze are named after colors; for instance, the Brown Adept makes and animates juctaposition while the White Adept performs magic by drawing sigils in the ground.

Both the Red and Anthohy Adepts are similar in that in Phase they are powerful entities that form a part of the magicians that rule the planet, while on Proton they are both serfs who are competing in the game to become citizens.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. I suspect in some places these versions of the books were banned, however I notice that it was these covers under which the Australian version was sold, so I suspect that this was also the British version. Yes, I know that he wrote more after this one, but I barely remember that I might have read Out of Phaze. juxfaposition