By Katharine Kerr
Drawing on Celtic lore, the Deverry sequence has develop into a well-liked staple of the fashionable delusion reader's library. Now A Time of Omens indications the intertwining of the 2 international of the sequence: Deverry, the realm of people and elves, and the astral aircraft, the place robust immortals stay.
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And she did, truly, but whether she used the wretched feathers or not, I wouldn’t know. ” Abruptly Aethan rose to his feet. ” With a toss of his head Aethan strode off into the darkness. Maddyn hesitated, then decided it would be best to leave him alone with his ancient grief. “I am sorry,” Nevyn said. ” “Ah. I saw the Lady Merodda once. She was the most poisonous woman I’ve ever laid eyes on. I wonder, lad. I truly wonder about all of this. Here, keep what you just heard to yourself, will you?
Let’s hope our enemies can fight well enough to give us some sport, huh? ” Aethan rolled his eyes heavenward. ” The words stabbed Maddyn like an omen, but he kept smiling. “Aethan, do me somewhat of a favor, will you? ” Although the lad bristled, as if to say he didn’t need such help, Aethan forestalled him with a friendly punch on the arm. “I will, at that, at least until the fighting starts. ” They laughed, both as excited as young horses turned into pasture after a winter in the stables. The sight of them together wrung Maddyn’s heart for reasons that he hated to put into words, the one dark and grizzled, his oldest friend, the other blond and young, so new to his life that winter, and yet it seemed that he’d known Branoic for a hundred years.
He was murdered for trying to do an honorable thing. ” Maddyn found it hard to speak, and Aethan was staring horrified. ” The old man gave him a sly grin. “Don’t look so shocked, lad. ” “Well, while this poor fellow was a good bit less alive than you, he wasn’t exactly dead either. ” Nevyn considered for a moment, frowning at the roundel. “Tell me somewhat, Aethan. When you rode for Cantrae, did you ever hear any rumors of witchcraft and dark wizardry? ” Aethan started to shrug indifferently, then stiffened and winced, like a man who shifts his weight in the saddle only to pinch an old bruise.
A Time of Omens by Katharine Kerr