By Katharine Kerr
The realm of Deverry: an difficult tapestry of destiny, earlier lives, and unfathomable magic. With A Time Of Exile, Katharine Kerr opens new territory within the Deverry Saga, exploring the heritage of the Elcyion Lacar, the elves who inhabit the rustic west of Deverry. it's years because the half-elven Lord Rhodry took the throne of Aberwyn. whilst Rhodry's misplaced lover, Jill-now a strong wizard-comes to Aberyn and tells him it is time he accredited his elven historical past, Rhodry faces the main tough selection of his existence. yet with Jill's support and that of a human wizard named Aderyn who has lived for years within the westlands, Rhodry starts off to appreciate how his existence is hooked up not only to his personal humans, yet to the Elcyion Lacar besides. ultimately, future starts to resolve its secrets and techniques, revealing Aderyn's real goal one of the elves-and the god' deeper layout at the back of Rhodry's twin history.
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Please, won’t you give me some quest? ” “If I talk like a madman, it’s because I’m mad all for the love of you. Haven’t I loved you for years? Have I ever looked at another woman in all that time? Haven’t I brought you gifts from down in Eldidd? Please, won’t you walk with me a little ways? Cal, the alardan’s full of prettier women than me. ” Calonderiel tossed his head, his violet eyes flashing with something like rage. ” “About as much as meat means to a deer, but I don’t like to see you unhappy.
Html “Well, who knows? Maybe someday I’ll ride west. Until then, be careful, will you? ” Then he was gone, the contact broken and cold. Towardnoonon the next day they reached the camp. They came to the sheep first, a huge flock, watched over by dogs and mounted shepherds, one of whom was a woman, dressed in the same leather trousers and dark blue tunic as the men, but with long hair in one thick braid hanging down to her waist. About an hour’s ride on they reached a herd of some sixty horses on long tethers, among them the rich yellow-golds with silvery manes and tails so highly prized by Eldidd men.
Aderyn smiled in bare politeness while Wenlyn sucked his teeth and sighed for the folly of lasses. “Tell me, good sir,” Aderyn said at last. ” “Oh, no doubt, but what do you want to do that for? If you do, be cursed careful of your mule and horse. They might take a fancy to them, like. ” “My thanks. I’ll be leaving on the morrow, then. ” Wenlyn stared at him as if he were daft, then left Aderyn to finish his meal in peace. As he sopped up the last of his stew with a bit of bread, Aderyn was wondering at himself.
A Time of Exile by Katharine Kerr