In the kingdom of Gwynedd, the mysterious forces of magic and the superior power of the Church combine to challenge the rule of young Kelson. Now the fate of the Deryni -- a quasi-mortal race of sorcerers -- and, indeed, the fate of all the Eleven Kingdoms, rests on Kelson's ability to quash the rebellion by any means necessary . . . including the proscribed use of magic!
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - wealhtheowwylfing - LibraryThing
The first(ish) in the much-read, much-beloved Deryni fantasy series. I found the characters flat, the plot nearly nonexistent, and the writing style so hackneyed and cheesy that I almost choked ... Read full review
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Still my favorite of hers! Read full review
CHAPTER TWO Hell hath no fury like the woman scorned Or the woman
CHAPTER FOUR O God with your judgement endow the King and with your
CHAPTER FIVE And a voice shall speak from legend
CHAPTER SEVEN Things are not what they seem
CHAPTER NINE Whence comes the wonder whence the miracle?
CHAPTER ELEVEN For surely laughter masks a nervous soul
CHAPTER THIRTEEN Who then is the Defender?
CHAPTER FIFTEEN You placed on his head O Lord a crown of precious