Avarra's Children [Darkover series]
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by Dorothy J. Heydt
Category: Fantasy/Science Fiction
Description: In the days after the World-Wreckers, Thendara struggles to pull itself out of chaos: civil disorder, homeless children, something strange in an abandoned mansion, and a goddess gone mad.
eBook Publisher: Marion Zimmer Bradley Literary Works Trust, 1991 Leroni of Darkover
eBookwise Release Date: November 2007
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Available eBook Formats: OEBFF Format (IMP) [40 KB]
Reading time: 23-32 min.
The attack came without warning, a long streak of darkness that swung like a whip. It knocked Grey off his feet, casting him back against his own men and the Darkovan guards. Donald scrambled to put Marguerida behind him, and from her other side Raquel was doing the same, but she put them both impatiently aside and raised her hands. From the light in her hair she drew a handful of fire, shaped it like a snowball, and threw it into the heart of the darkness. The tentacle drew back. Grey and the others scrambled to their feet. Both crossbows shot at once, but the quarrels found no target. Marguerida shaped another fireball and threw it.