In an age of gleaming bronze and waning magic, Andel, a depressed former mystical prodigy, journeys to a settlement on the edge of the “civilized” world to retrieve an adolescent recruit for his employing order, the Tower of Mages. At his destination, the town of Southcross Keep, he crosses paths with Ilona, a youth far too clever for her station as an apprentice smith under her father; she has learned to read in secret, and possesses an insatiable curiosity burning underneath her timid exterior. Seeing in her greater promise and enthusiasm than the child he was sent to retrieve, Andel hatches a plot to spite the masters of his order: returning to the Tower with Ilona, and alleging her to be the child he sought.
View the poster here.
Welcome to the Loyola University Honors Program Senior Research Presentations! On this site we celebrate the accomplishments of the Loyola honors community. All members of the Loyola community are invited to engage with the brilliant research carried out by the University Honors Program class of 2020. Please leave comments and questions for the authors!