By Katharine Kerr
The area of Deverry: an difficult tapestry of destiny, previous 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 truly is years because the half-elven Lord Rhodry took the throne of Aberwyn. while Rhodry's misplaced lover, Jill-now a strong wizard-comes to Aberyn and tells him it is time he approved his elven history, Rhodry faces the main tricky collection 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 to appreciate how his existence is hooked up not only to his personal humans, yet to the Elcyion Lacar in addition. ultimately, future starts off to solve its secrets and techniques, revealing Aderyn's real goal one of the elves-and the god' deeper layout in the back of Rhodry's twin history.
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Do you need my help? ” The fellow smiled and came closer. With a twitch of surprise Aderyn noticed his ears, long, delicately pointed and curled like a seashell, and his enormous eyes were slit vertically like a cat’s. “My name is Halaberiel. ” “It was told me by a woman, actually. Well, good herbman, we truly do require your aid. ” Halaberiel gave him a pleasant smile. “But I assure you, we mean you not the least harm. There’s a woman among my people with great power in what you Round-ears call dweomer.
We have a powerful god in our valley, and so far he’s protected us. ” Aderyn had a cautious sip of the beer and found it suitably weak. ” “They don’t. And I pray that our god will always keep them away. ” “The People. The Blue-eyes call them the Westfolk, but their own name for themselves is the People. We don’t see many of them anymore. When I was a little child, they brought their horses through every now and then, but not recently. ” “Iron goods? ” Ufel rose and paced a few steps away from the fire.
I only wish I did. ” “So I told the others. ” Aderyn felt a sudden cold shudder of dweomer down his back. His words burned in his mouth, an undeniable warning that forced itself into sound. “You must leave tomorrow. Please, believe me—I have magic, and you must leave tomorrow and travel as fast as you can. ” His face pale, Wargal stared at him, then crossed two fingers to ward off the evil eye, in case Aderyn had that, too. On the morrow, leaving took far longer than Aderyn wanted. Although the village’s few possessions were easily packed onto bovine and human backs, the goats had to be rounded up.
A Time of Exile by Katharine Kerr