By Diana L. Paxson
Marion Zimmer Bradley's loved Avalon saga maintains with the dramatic tale of the ancestors of Avalon, from their existence at the doomed island of Atlantis to their break out to the mist-shrouded isle of england.
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We keep nothing in writing, anywhere. ” “I understand,” responded Lanny, again. She has told me about you, and assured me that you are a comrade and a man of honor; also that you have had experiences which enable you to know what our enemies are and how serious a matter it is to us if we are betrayed or even talked about in a careless way. ” “We need friends outside our own country, and we hope that you will help us and perhaps find others to help us. We can accomplish very important work if we can get help.
She wished that Lanny could be dignified, instead of bohemian, meeting all sorts of riffraff, rubbing elbows with “radicals” in smoke-filled cafes and letting them argue with and even ridicule him. In short, Irma liked a world without confusion whether domestic or intellectual. She thought that Lanny was old enough to have sowed his cultural wild oats, and she yearned for him to settle down and take care of her and her fortune and her child. His effort to keep his annoying thoughts to himself was resulting in a sort of split personality, and as time passed the hidden part of him was becoming the larger and more active.
He was fond of this eager intelligent youth and ready to do his share in helping along the match which he had suggested when the two babies had made their appearance in a world torn by universal war. Beauty’s daughter had been left fatherless a few months after her birth, and Rick’s son had very nearly become a half-orphan before his eyes saw the light. Perhaps some deep-hidden instinct guided the young people, causing them to pair off early and fulfill their chief function before it was too late.
Ancestors of Avalon (Avalon, Book 5) by Diana L. Paxson