|Novel: With a Single Spell|
|First Published: March 1987, Del Rey Books|
|Main Character: Tobas of Telven|
|When a wizard's apprentice loses his master after learning only a single spell, how will he find a place in the world?|
With a Single Spell is the second of the Legends of Ethshar, between the Misenchanted Sword and the Unwilling Warlord. This book tells how Tobas of Telven, an apprentice wizard whose master died before teaching him more than a single spell, came into his own. The Spell of the Black Dagger involves several of the characters from this book, while the Spriggan Mirror is a direct sequel.