By Katharine Kerr
The realm of Deverry: an complex tapestry of destiny, previous lives, and unfathomable magic. With A Time Of Exile, Katharine Kerr opens new territory within the Deverry Saga, exploring the background 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 robust wizard-comes to Aberyn and tells him it is time he permitted his elven background, Rhodry faces the main tricky number 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 attached not only to his personal humans, yet to the Elcyion Lacar in addition. eventually, future starts to solve its secrets and techniques, revealing Aderyn's actual function one of the elves-and the god' deeper layout in the back of Rhodry's twin background.
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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. He felt something calling him west, and he knew he’d better hurry. Out on the grasslands the seasons change more slowly than they do in the mountains. At about the time when Aderyn was seeing omens of autumn up in the Eldidd hills, far to the west the golden sunlight still lay hazy on the endless-seeming expanse of green.
In the blue shadows under the old trees, all tangled with underbrush, it was cool and quiet—too quiet, without even the song of a bird. Suddenly she was aware of someone watching her. She raised the ax to a weapon posture. “All right,” Dallandra barked. ” As quietly as a spirit materializing, a man of the People stepped forward. Dressed in clothes pieced out of animal skins, he carried a long spear with a chipped stone blade, the shaft striped with colored earths and decorated with feathers and ceramic beads.
She was about to swear at him, then had a better idea. ” “What a rotten thing to say! What man’s ever going to match you? ” Dallandra gave him a small smile. ” This time, when Dallandra shook free and walked on,Calstayed behind, savagely kicking at a tuft of grass with the toe of his boot. She hurried on to the lakeshore, where Nananna and Halaberiel were sitting in the long grass in the shade of a willow tree, their heads together and talking urgently. “I’ve asked the banadar to do us a small favor,” Nananna said.
A Time of Exile by Katharine Kerr