The series of books Senta and the Steel Dragon has a great many characters (something over 250), but it’s no surprise that the most important is character is Senta Bly. The series is really the story of her life, growing from a small child to become a powerful sorceress.
The Voyage of the Minotaur (Book 1) Senta begins the story as an eight year old orphan living in the great city of Brech. She is adopted by the mysterious sorceress Zurfina the Magnificent and is taken with her on a voyage to the distant land of Birmisia.
The Dark and Forbidding Land (Book 2) Senta and Zurfina have been living in Birmisia for almost two years as this book starts. She struggles to understand the magic that Zurfina tries to teach her, as she must face the terrors of their forest home.
The Sorceress’s Apprentice (Book 3) As a twelve year old apprentice sorceress, Senta has become well-known and, by some, feared. She struggles with the problems of adolescence along with her friends Hero and Hertzel and her boyfriend Graham.
The Young Sorceress (Book 4) On the eve of her fifteenth birthday, Senta finds herself being pulled in four different directions. Will she really have to split herself into four to deal with all her problems? And she may have a rival for Graham’s affections.
The Two Dragons (Book 5) War comes to Birmisia and Senta is right in the middle of it. As Freedonian forces and murderous lizzies threaten the city of Port Dechantagne, Senta must make a journey into the heart of unexplored territory to the lizzie city-state of Tsahloose.
The Sorceress and her Lovers (Book 6) Twenty-two year old sorceress Senta finishes her tour of Sumir and prepares to return to Birmisia with a new love interest and a new baby. Meanwhile an old acquaintance plans to use the sorceress’s magic for her own selfish purposes.
Tall and thin, with blond hair and blue eyes, Senta is intelligent and witty. As a child she is precocious. As an adult, she is clever and sharp tongued.