Hidden Potential Protagonist

Top 10 Hidden Potential Protagonist : The Way of Kings, Dragon Bones, Eragon, The Thief, The Blacksmith's Son, The Amulet of Samarkand, Zero Sight, The King of Attolia, Wolf-Speaker, Emperor Mage

The Way of Kings
AuthorBrandon Sanderson
ISBN0765326353
I long for the days before the Last Desolation.

The age before the Heralds abandoned us and the Knights Radiant turned against us. A time when there was still magic in the world and honor in the hearts of men.

The world became ours, and yet we lost it. Victory proved to be the greatest test...
Dragon Bones
AuthorPatricia Briggs
ISBN0441009166
A magical tale from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Iron Kissed.

Riding into a war that's heating up on the border, Ward, the new lord of Hurog, is sure he's on the fast track to glory. But soon his mission takes a deadly turn. For he has seen a pile of magical dragon bones hidden deep beneath...
Eragon
AuthorChristopher Paolini
ISBN0375826696
One boy...
One dragon...
A world of adventure.

When Eragon finds a polished blue stone in the forest, he thinks it is the lucky discovery of a poor farm boy; perhaps it will buy his family meat for the winter. But when the stone brings a dragon hatchling, Eragon soon realizes he has stumbled...
The Thief
AuthorMegan Whalen Turner
ISBN0060824972
The king's scholar, the magus, believes he knows the site of an ancient treasure. To attain it for his king, he needs a skillful thief, and he selects Gen from the king's prison. The magus is interested only in the thief's abilities.

What Gen is interested in is anyone's guess. Their journey toward...
The Blacksmith's Son
AuthorMichael G. Manning
Alternate cover edition of ASIN B005A1JBB8

Mordecai's simple life as the son of a blacksmith is transformed by the discovery of his magical birthright. As he journeys to understand the power within him he is drawn into a dangerous plot to destroy the Duke of Lancaster and undermine the Kingdom...
The Amulet of Samarkand
AuthorJonathan Stroud
Nathaniel is a boy magician-in-training, sold to the government by his birth parents at the age of five and sent to live as an apprentice to a master. Powerful magicians rule Britain, and its empire, and Nathaniel is told his is the "ultimate sacrifice" for a "noble destiny."

If leaving his parents...
Zero Sight
AuthorB. Justin Shier
Meet Dieter Resnick. Dieter is the sole child of an abusive single father, a perennial schoolyard brawler, and Ted Binion High's number one academic prospect. Dieter is terrified of staying poor. He has few friends and is absolutely obsessed with earning a college scholarship. He's also a latent mage--one...
AuthorMegan Whalen Turner
By scheming and theft, the Thief of Eddis has become King of Attolia. Eugenides wanted the queen, not the crown, but he finds himself trapped in a web of his own making.

Then he drags a naive young guard into the center of the political maelstrom. Poor Costis knows he is the victim of the king's caprice,...
AuthorTamora Pierce
ISBN1416903445
When humans start cutting down trees and digging holes in peaceful Dunlath Valley, the wolves know that something is wrong. They send a messenger to the only human who will listen -- Daine, a fourteen-year-old girl with the unpredictable power of wild magic. Daine and her closest companions heed the...
Emperor Mage
AuthorTamora Pierce
ISBN1416903372
Sent to Carthak as part of the Tortallan peace delegation, Daine finds herself in the middle of a sticky political situation. She doesn't like the Carthaki practice of keeping slaves, but it's not her place to say anything -- she's just there to heal the emperor's birds. It's extremely frustrating!...
Inheritance
AuthorSimon Brown
ISBN0756401623
I found this book in the library and, running out of time, picked it up on the way out just for something to read. I am glad that I did as I found it to be very entertaining. This seems to be a typical fantasy story line but has a few definite twists. An estranged prince is framed for a crime and must seek support...
Cursor's Fury
AuthorJim Butcher
ISBN0441014348
The power-hungry High Lord of Kalare has launched a rebellion against the aging First Lord, Gaius Sextus, who with the loyal forces of Alera must fight beside the unlikeliest of allies-the equally contentious High Lord of Aquitaine.

Meanwhile, young Tavi of Calderon joins a newly formed...
AuthorLois McMaster Bujold
ISBN0743468406
Between the seemingly impossible tasks of living up to his warrior-father's legend and surmounting his own physical limitations, Miles Vorkosigan faces some truly daunting challenges.

Shortly after his arrival on Beta Colony, Miles unexpectedly finds himself the owner of an obsolete...
Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell
AuthorSusanna Clarke
Librarian note: Alternate cover edition of 9780765356154.

Sophisticated, witty, and ingeniously convincing, Susanna Clarke's magisterial novel weaves magic into a flawlessly detailed vision of historical England. She has created a world so thoroughly enchanting that eight hundred...
AuthorTheodore Sturgeon
ISBN0375703713
There's Lone, the simpleton who can hear other people's thoughts and make a man blow his brains out just by looking at him. There's Janie, who moves things without touching them, and there are the teleporting twins, who can travel ten feet or ten miles. There's Baby, who invented an antigravity engine...
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