EDIT: THERE ARE REVISED QUERIES BELOW. ********** Dear (placeholder), Nobody loves a mage. So Rat the storyteller keeps his magic abilities to himself. When Rat saves a man's life using magic, word reaches Sobek, a dangerous former mage. Stripped of his magic during the war, Sobek is desperate to restore his powers. Sobek believes Rat holds the key to this, and his obsession forces Rat to flee. Rat is joined by Fenrir, the man whose life he saved. Fenrir's memories are missing, and Rat suspects magic is at fault. Along with new friends, they travel to Orgull's Keep, home to the last of the great mages. Rat believes the great mage can restore Fenrir's memories and protect them from Sobek. But Rat soon learns that his magic, Sobek's powers, and Fenrir's mind are all being influenced by a single, unstable enchantment. A spell that is disrupting the cycle of life and death itself. If Rat can't find a way to dispel the enchantment quickly, the imbalance will throw the world into perpetual chaos! For Want of a World is an adult fantasy novel, complete at 90,000 words. (Agent/agency specific details) Thank you for your consideration.