Legend of Lady Bruna [Darkover series]
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by Marion Zimmer Bradley
Category: Fantasy/Science Fiction
Description: All with the right to rule the Alton Domain were dead, save Kennard's unborn son. Lady Bruna swore to serve as Regent, to protect her brother's widow and child, and command the Guards in Thendara until the boy was old enough to take up the duties himself.
eBook Publisher: Marion Zimmer Bradley Literary Works Trust, 1979 Legends of Hastur and Cassilda
eBookwise Release Date: April 2007
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Available eBook Formats: OEBFF Format (IMP) [16 KB]
Reading time: 7-11 min.
Janetta brought an old volume, bound in heavy, crimson-dyed leather, and laid it in Mother Lauria's lap.
"Well, daughters," the old woman said indulgently, "what would you have me read to you, then?"
"The Lady Bruna." Cloris said, "about the Lady Bruna Leynier, who took up sword and commanded the Guardsmen--"
"Yes, yes," Rafaella said. "We have a Margali in the house now, and she should hear the tale of her namesake."
Mother Lauria glanced at Magda over the top of the heavy book. She asked, "Were you given your name from this old legend, Margali?"
"I don't know," Magda said. "I have never heard the story, and I do not know if my mother knew it." Although, she reflected after she said it, Elizabeth Lorne had known virtually every tale and ballad of the Kilghard Hills and the Hellers. Mother Lauria opened the book, and began to read...