The Mists Of Avalon
by Marion Zimmer Bradley
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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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