By Stephen R. Lawhead
A beautiful saga of braveness and future in a mythical time of chaos and kings
He used to be born to greatness, the son of a druid bard and a princess of misplaced Atlantis. A knowledgeable warrior, blessed with the presents of prophecy and tune, he grew to manhood in a land ravaged by way of the brutal greed of petty chieftains and barbarian invaders.
MERLIN: revered, feared and hated by way of many, he used to be to have a better future. For it used to be he who ready the way in which for the momentous occasion that may unite the Island of the Mighty—the coming of Arthur Pendragon, Lord of the dominion of Summer.
“Entertains and tantalizes . . . a thrilling and considerate addition to the ranks of Arthurian fantasy.” –Locus
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