A New York Times Bestseller -- Sequel to the 2009 literary phenomenon The Magicians. Return to Fillory, where the Brakebills graduates have fled the sorrows of the mundane world only to face terrifying new challenges. Quentin and his friends are now the kings and queens of Fillory, a peaceable kingdom. But Quentin is restless. After a morning hunt takes a sinister turn, Quentin and his old friend Julia set out on a magical sailing ship in search of adventure. Instead their journey them to the last place Quentin wants to be: his parents' house.