The Natural Order
R.J. Vickers, author
After a car crash destroys the only thing he truly cared for, Tristan Fairholm has nearly given up when a mysterious woman appears and offers him a place at her school. As Tristan and his new friends learn to extract and shape raw magic, they begin to fear that all is not as it seems. When a vandal threatens the school, Tristan must decide if his freedom is more important than his morals.