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The Mists Of Avalon

by Marion Zimmer Bradley

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Morgaine, gifted with the Sight and fated with her brother-lover's doom, recounts the glorious tragedy of Camelot's brief flowering - not as a tale of knightly deeds, but as a woman's rounded view of society in the crucible of change.

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...should know. As for these"-again, with a fingertip, he touched the serpents-"if I wore them before this life, then perhaps that is why the old man, when he Page 81 Generated by ABC Amber LIT Converter, http://www.processtext.com/abclit.html pricked them into my wrists the night of my kingmaking, told me that they were mine by right. I have heard that the Christian priests have driven all such serpents from our isles ... but I do not fear the dragons, and I wear them in token that I will spread my protection over this land like the dragon's wings." "In that case," she whispered, "surely you will be the greatest of kings, my lord." "Call me not so!" he interrupted fiercely, bending over her where she lay and covering her mouth with his. "Uther," she whispered, as if in a dream. His hands moved at her throat, and he bent to kiss her bare shoulder. But when he...

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