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In one such Kingdom not really much more than an estate with corresponding village and agricultural lands the heir is truly fit for this world: violent, strong, independent and a great womanizer and rapist. The king and his sorceror decide to see if the theory that there is a suplicate of everything, somewhere in the universe, use Laran to find the duplicate of the heir - so that they might have more of a chance of winning in the battles with their neighbours. Rediscovery: A Novel of Darkover For the first time we meet computers in Darkover. By the date you can see that she was quite ahead of her time here.
In fact, the way she describes them is not that outdated, even today. Only tablets and smartphones are absent, but that makes sense: very hard to organise in space.
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A starship comes to Darkover and meets the descendants of the ship that crashed there centuries before. The two cultures have diverged considerably. We meet a young Leonie Hastur and an afro computer technician with all kinds of allergies. In the meantime, some on the ship want to take advantage of the backwardness of the culture by Terran standards and start smuggling. This is very much a conceptual novel in which Leonie gets lost in the computer mainframe, for instance. Exile's Song Darkover Margaret Alton Marguerida returns to Darkover after having lived off-planet as a music-academic for all of her adult life.
The smells are familiar, but since she left as a child, she doesn't remember much else. With her terurn to the planet of her birth, her Laran psychic powers awaken and she has to deal with the psychological and physical changes this brings. If threshold sickness weren't enough, it turns out she's powerful enough to send a kid into coma accidentally.
Oh, and she falls in love with the wrong guy, in a society where marriage is largely a matter of politics, at least for those with Laran.
The Shadow Matrix Darkover In continuation to Exile's Song, Marguerida has to face up to the consequences of her strange form of Laran - and it's origin: a long dead sorceress. In the process, she and Mikhael return to the past to meet the famous Varzil the Good. The whole adventure will transform their lives, and the future of Darkover. Traitor's Sun Darkover Mikhail and Marguerida face their biggest challenge yet: while the Terrans are set to leave, local leadership tries to take advantage of the situation - which might destroy the very fabric of Darkovan society.
This sounds rather flat perhaps, but the story is interesting, in part because of the relationship between former ambassador Hermes and his wife Katherine as well as Mikhail's is a tale of how marriage can change under changing circumstances.
Gisela Aldaran also changes her life, thanks to Katherine's non-Darkovan cultural perspective. In all Bradleys books psy powers play a part. In the Mists of Avalon these are referred to as 'the sight' and the most significant power is that of clairvoyance. In Darkover all kinds of psy powers play a part: transmutation of metals, clairvoyance of all kinds and also ways to physically defend yourself or even attack others.
In the Light series all this is mixed in with ritual magic. Bradley was editing the final Sword and Sorceress manuscript until the week of her death. Her most famous single novel may be The Mists of Avalon ,   a retelling of the Camelot legend from the point of view of Morgaine and Gwenhwyfar. It grew into a series of books and, like the Darkover series, the later novels are written with or by other authors and have continued to appear since Bradley's death. Bradley was posthumously awarded the World Fantasy Award for lifetime achievement in Bradley , and Ugly Bird 2 issues, —59, with Redd Boggs.
As Elfrieda or Elfrida Rivers, she contributed at least to the underground newspaper The East Village Other , the neo-Pagan periodical Green Egg and also Sybil Leek's Astrology Journal , where she wrote horoscopes and book reviews and had her own column as well as occasionally worked as editors with her husband Walter Breen. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article's lead section does not adequately summarize key points of its contents. Please consider expanding the lead to provide an accessible overview of all important aspects of the article.