Mar is born into an age in which magic is a mathematical science, in which techlogy is simply ather word for magic. To escape a world wide cataclysm created by sorcerers who cant resist the lure of ultimate power, the infant is cast into a distant mundane future. In this powerless age, Magic has become thing more than a despised fanatical religion and those who practice Magic are persecuted, hunted, and killed. In order to escape a destiny that magicians long dead have written for him, Mar must learn to use the inborn abilities that make him the last true master of magic. Orphan is the first book in the epic fantasy series, The Key to Magic.