The Monsters of Magic is an anthologies novel published in August 2003. It features stories by Scott McGough, Will McDermott, Tim Ryan, Brian M. Thomsen, A. L. Lassieur, Denise R. Graham, Vance Moore, Steven E. Schend, Jess Lebow, Tom Dupree, Stephen D. Sullivan, and Paul B. Thompson. It was edited by J. Robert King.
- 1 Blurb
- 2 Summary
- 2.1 Part I: Ancient Monsters
- 2.2 Part II: Modern Monsters
- 2.3 Part III: Otherworldly Monsters
On Tolaria, a mage devises a spell that will exceed Urza's greatest creation, unless a phantom monster undoes it all. In Aphetto, a young fighter and his magic-eating atog launch a quest for vengeance against a deadly enemy. In Jamuraa, a cat-dragon discovers a whole nation like her and sets out to teach them who is queen.
Dragons, lhurgoyfs, delraichs, and other fearsome creatures from the world of Dominaria stalk the pages of these all-new tales.
Part I: Ancient Monsters
Who Is Queen?
by Scott McGough
Ach! Hans, Run!
by Will McDermott
The Reluctant Student
by Tim Ryan
Unlikely Allies and Unjust Desserts
by Brian M. Thomsen
Part II: Modern Monsters
Ereth the Mighty
by A. L. Lassieur
The young elf student Ereth dreams to become a powerful conjurer one day. When her home Yavimaya is attacked by creatures resembling those from the Phyrexian Invasion she might get a chance to prove herself.
by Denise R. Graham
Oly, a former sailor and a notorious drinker is convinced that he saw a monster. No one believes him until a stranger comes to town with stories about dangerous creatures.
Seasons of Slaughter
by Vance Moore
An Atog Comes to Aphetto
by Steven E. Schend
Rasarm and his atog Yekol break into the villa of Cabal lord Suarvol, who had Rasarms family killed on a whim.
Part III: Otherworldly Monsters
by Jess Lebow
Betrayed by a caravan leader named Sleedge, the sorcerer Raitrick would do anything to get his vengeance.
Tap, Kraken & Pop
by Tom Dupree
Tap needs to find the fabled Isle of the Gilded Tree and get a golden leaf before he can marry his love.
by Stephen D. Sullivan
Salla en-Dal lives in the Vec village of Travec and regards it as her home. Although she is not really accepted in the community she does everything to save the settlement from destruction.
The Voice of Command
by Paul B. Thompson
Colonel Mocklen il-Dal has to deal with the newly arrived and troublesome Light-General Rogur. It seems that they are to eradicate rebels in this area but the evincar himself left a mysterious note for Mocklen.