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Beautifully written, a tale that enchanted me for days! Incredible storyline, amazing characters and wonderful description. A must read for all readers who love Knights and Legends.
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Page 38 - ... for the first time it was borne in upon him that he loved this woman more than all the world beside — more than his life, more, perhaps, than his soul.
Page 42 - Godwin; it came into my heart when she rode the grey horse into the water, there upon the pier, and I thought that I should never see her any more. I tell you it came into my heart that life was not worth living nor death worth dying without her.
Page 126 - Loosing it, she leaped to the saddle without help, and began to ride away, looking back from time to time to see that they were following her, as, indeed, they must. "Whither go we, I wonder," said Godwin, as they trudged through the sands of Beirut, with the hot sun striking on their heads.