Softcover has very light shelfwear. Pages tight, crisp and clean. Spine has small crease. 611 pages. MMP Binding. Year: 1998. ISBN: 0061057800. On the planet of Majipoor, it is a time of great change. The aged Pontifex Prankipin, who brought sorcery (and prosperity) to the Fifty Cities of Castle Mount, is dying. The Coronal Lord Confalume, who will become Pontifex, begins the Funeral Games before his own replacement is chosen. It is no secret that the next Coronal will be Prince Prestimion.