The author places the Deryni--a race of humans with strange, magical powers--in a time beset by hardships and ruled by the power-hungry Regents, wondering if their last hope is truly dead
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ad come for rthe Deryni, the humans with strange, magical powers. The Regents of the boy-king Alroy sought their destruction. And now Bishop Alister Cullen was dead, depriving the Deryni of their greatest friend. But no one could be sure he was really dead. His body lay unchanged and incorruptible. As those questions remained unanswered, the effort to save Deryni had to continue. In the meanwhile, Camber's daughter Evaine pursued the most perilous quest of all--to find among ancient foribidden scrolls the spell that might release Camber. The price to fail--or to succeed--was unthinkable.....From Library Journal:
The death of King Cinhil Haldane gives rise to the rule of a corrupt group of Regents who plan to exterminate the Deryni sorcerers. Against this backdrop of witch-hunts and treachery, a young woman, the daughter of the enigmatic Camber of Culdi, searches for a way to free her father's spirit from the threshhold of death. Fans of the author's previous Deryni series titles will enjoy this latest excursion into the history of the lands of Gwynedd. Recommended for readers of medieval fantasy.-- JC
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