The Power of the Mage’s Staff is the story of a young orphaned girl as she struggles to survive after she has been left alone, homeless and very afraid. She is also wanted by a very powerful and evil duke who thinks she may have witnessed his soldiers as they massacred a whole village, her village.
Five boys, also orphans, find her unconscious and very ill. Guessing where she may be from they take her to their cave and hide her. Lotrace lingers in a deep sleep for some time so the boys enlist the aid of an old medicine woman to help her.
Eventually Lotrace wakens and begins an epic journey to find her uncle and save the land from the clutches of an evil prince. Along the way she must deal with her new powers as a very powerful Mage as she becomes Theressa of the Lake Endeann, Mage.