A Spell for Chameleon is the first book of the Xanth series by Piers Anthony. In the magical land of Xanth, replete with centaurs and dragons, every citizen has a spell only he can cast. Bink of North Village is exiled for being without any magic. However, Good Magician Humfrey was convinced that Bink had very powerful magic. To add to Bink's troubles, he is placed in a position wherein he must choose whether to prevent the magician Trent from usurping the throne.