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After 25 years and a dozen novels, Something M.Y.T.H. Inc. climatically wraps up the misadventures of the young magician Skeeve, his purple-tongued demon companion Aahz, and the rest of his misfit Mob. Asprin's latest is a must-read for M.Y.T.H. fans -- light, humorous fantasy at its very best.
Skeeve is the Royal Magician to the Court of Possiltum, a prestigious position that most commoners would covet. Except that in a kingdom that is clearly in disarray, the word on the street is that the evil sorcerer (a.k.a. Skeeve the Great) is secretly in control and that Queen Hemlock is a powerless titular head. Rumors abound about the wizard dabbling in the black arts and consorting with demons. Even his association with organized-crime figures and his pet dragon are secondary compared to his greatest crime of all: raising taxes. As the overworked -- and clearly preoccupied -- magician struggles with very private issues, his friends must track down pockets of revolutionaries bent on assassinating him.
This novel also features "M.Y.T.H. Inc. Instructions," a short story by Asprin and Jody Lynn Nye that may well be a teaser for a new M.Y.T.H. Adventures series. Is there life after M.Y.T.H. Inc. for members like the demon Aahz and the supersized magician Massha? Read this story to find out. Paul Goat Allen