Medric is still the best.
Great premise, wished it was better written.
I read the first two in this series (Fire Logic and Earth Logic) quite a while ago. I wish I'd read them closer together, before the details faded in my memory, but the first two were published by Tor, and this one by Small Beer Press, which is an excellent publisher, but as its name might indicate,...
Beautiful opening paragraph. Unfortunately, all downhill from there.