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Bevan, son of a powerful being, is down in the mortal realm where he falls for Ellid, the betrothed of Prince Cuin, setting up a rivalry between the two. Once Bevan proves his intentions to rid the world of Pel Blagden, Cuin comes round and they agree to put aside their petty differences. They recover the legendary magical sword of Hau Ferddas and must destroy Corradel Orre, the cauldron of Pel Blagden's power, but doing so will also doom Bevan to a mortal life. Bevan is betrayed by Pryce Dacarin who craves the fabled sword Hau Ferddas and he kills the white hart that Bevan's life is tied to. Bevan is saved by his mother Celowny who also takes mortal form to save her son and leaves him free to marry Ellid. Bevan however feels the need to journey over the sea never to return so leaves Ellid to Cuin, the man who truly loves her.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Descript. of chases or violence 30%planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 40%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 10% Tone of book    -   very upbeat FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   fantasy world/fantasy past Romance    -   Yes Romance plotlets:    -   love triangle/polygon Tech./$$$/Info hunt    -   Yes Stealing/recovering/destroying    -   magical weapon Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Identity:    -   magical being Profession/status:    -   Prince/Nobleman/King Age:    -   long lived adults If magical mental powers:    -   super strength    -   healing


Terrain    -   Forests    -   Domed/Underground City A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:    -   humans in a primitive/fantasy society Planet outside solar system?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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