Mistress of the Pearl
Tor, Mar 2004, 27.95, 588 pp.
Though they have pretty much conquered the planet Kundala after a century plus of resistance, the victorious aliens V'ornn remain in combat with the locals. The natives believe their messiah, the “Dar Sala-at” will save them. The Kundalan belief that their legendary savior will help them overthrow the V'ornn invaders has lifted the spirits of the natives and helped them resist the intruders.
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