To my husband Don Maitz, with all my love, for understanding of desperate , long deadlines above and beyond the call of duty.
On the morning the Fellowship sorcerer who had crowned the King at Ostermere fared northward on the old disused road, the five years of peace precariously re-established since the carnage that followed the Mistwraith's defeat as yet shoed no sign of breaking.
Entangled in sleep in the Mayor of Werpoint's guest suite, Prince Lysaer cries out in the throes of a nightmare, while outside his chamber doorway, in a loyalty sprung from the heart, Lord Commander Diegan arises, Etarren enough o shoulder for political expedience what his prince is too merciful to condone - the assassination of the ship's capatain sympathetic to Arithon, that word of Desh-thiere's curse not become common gossip in the streets....
When the 1994 hardcover edition of Ships of Merior was published in paperback (and in the UK) it was split into two novels called Ships of Merior and Warhosts of Vastmark. It is impossible at this time to separate the two different books since they have the exact same name and not all members of LT enter ISBNs.
"And it came to pass, the art of power over light and dark was channelled thgrough two princes: and the fogs that smothered Athera's skies were dispersed. But in defeat, the Mistwraith set its two royal captors at odds under a powerful curse of vengance." - back cover.… (more)
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