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Issue Details: First known date: 2013... 2013 Dindrana's Lover
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  • Epigraph:

    "There is in this castle a gentlewoman and this castle is hers. So it befell many years agone there fell upon her a malady. An old man said and she might have a dish full of blood of a maid and a clean virgin, that blood should be her health, and for to anoint her withal; and for this thing was this custom made."

    -Sir Thomas Malory, Le Morte D'Arthur

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  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Year of Ancient Ghosts Kim Wilkins , Nedlands : Ticonderoga Publications , 2013 Z1932824 2013 selected work novella (taught in 1 units) The Year of Ancient Ghosts features five novellas of the fantastic, all centred around medieval myth and history. A mother and her daughter come to the remote Orkneys to grieve, and find themselves instead dealing with a ghostly Viking legend. A dark-ages king doesn't realise his wife carries another man's child and she is desperate for him not to find out. A young woman, who has spent her whole life hiding her supernatural strength, discovers on the eve of her wedding that she is Odin's daughter. Sir Percival's sister finds herself trapped in a castle of bloodletting sorcerers with only her sexuality as a weapon. In the wake of the Norman conquest, the daughter of an abusive man falls in love with a Norman priest whose abilities blur the line between religion and magic.' (Publisher's blurb)
    Nedlands : Ticonderoga Publications , 2013
    pg. 121-159
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