Filled with magic and intrigue, Moy’s series kicker in The Stormcrafter Chronicles is a gripping story that will leave readers speculating and wanting more. Struggling with acute self-doubt and inner insecurities, Jaks is taken aback when his sudden magical power almost kills another soldier in his unit. But in a land where many possess the powers of magic, Jaks’s power is something that hasn’t been seen in many decades. With the vicious king of Voros wreaking havoc in the land, Jaks must train under the battlemage master and learn to wield his power. But getting over his fears is not as easy it seems. Moy’s skill at managing complex storylines shines through as various characters’ stories intertwine in amazing ways. Throughout it all, Jaks delves deeper into the exploration of his magical powers. How much he learns will decide the future of the land as the vicious powers invade the nation, with a plan to take over. Moy explores Jaks’s struggles with his fears, insecurities, and self-doubts with skill and precision, and his entertaining storytelling and vivid details, particularly of the magical process of illusion, bring the story to life. With a refreshingly intriguing concept, this solid fantasy, the first in a duology, is an undeniable page-turner. Readers will wait anxiously for the final installment.