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The Guardian's Apprentice
Keegan Whitestone never knew he was a wizard, but when he gets a message from the grandfather he thought long dead, he must make a choice. He must become his grandfather's apprentice and help him watch over the worlds of science and magic that have been separated from each other for over a thousand years. Together they must seal the ancient portal before the Shadow is unleashed on mankind!
When Keegan Whitestone took a break from his buttoned-down office life to take a walk in the park, the last thing he expected was to meet a talking cat bearing a message from his supposedly long dead grandfather.
Against his better judgment, Keegan leaves his dreary existence in the business world to take the job of a lifetime – apprentice to his grandfather, one of the most powerful wizards in history. His grandfather serves as the Guardian, a gatekeeper that maintains the Veil – a magical barrier that tethers the magical and non-magical worlds together and protects them from each other. Someone – or something – is at work trying to break the Veil and bring the long separated worlds together, to subjugate the human race on both sides.
Before he can become his grandfather’s apprentice however, Keegan must gain the approval of the High Council, a group of witches and wizards more interested in advancing their own agendas than in protecting their world. If he wins their approval, he must survive training under the tutelage of his grandfather’s assistant – a wizard convicted of treason some five-hundred years before and sentenced to spend all but one hour every day as a black cat. Learning to control the power within proves harder than he thought, but when he tries to return home he learns the shocking truth – his grandfather’s enemies want Keegan dead whether he’s an apprentice or not! If he doesn’t find the inner strength to control his power, both worlds could perish as the ancient portal is unsealed and the Shadow is unleashed upon mankind!