Everything you need to understand or teach On a Pale Horse by Piers Anthony.
In a world where magic is as powerful as science, Zane is a balanced soul: half good and half evil. When he decides to kill himself, Death comes for him to take and judge his soul, and Zane shoots Death instead. He discovers that he must take Death's place, and further, he discovers that he's been manipulated by supernatural powers to save the beautiful magician's daughter Luna and foil Satan's plans to gain control of the world. Zane breaks all the rules of Death, going on strike and warring against Satan. He emerges victorious, having earned Luna's love and brought compassion to the role of Death.
Zane begins his journey in a magic shop, where he is considering magic stones that he can't afford. The dealer gets Zane to agree to give up his fated love in exchange for a wealthstone, which Zane later realizes only finds stray...
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