Hastur Lord has ratings and 53 reviews. Shira said: It had been so many years since I last read the Darkover series, I had lost touch and didn’t even. Hastur Lord (English). 0 references. series · Darkover series. 1 reference. imported from Wikimedia project · English Wikipedia · genre · science fiction novel. A gripping fantasy novel set in Marion Zimmer Bradley’s Darkover universe. Regis Hastur was the heir to the most powerful domain on Darkover. When.

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The Fall of Atlantis. The plot of the book just did not do it for me. It has a fair plot, interesting characters, and a marvelous background world.

The Telepath Council set up logd Regis is unable to function as a governing body. Unfortunately this book just isn’t making it for me.

Lorrd my favorite Darkover entry by far. One of the major tenets of which is the banning of any homosexuality. Apr 24, Laura rated it liked it Shelves: But since this story was apparently not much under way when those books were written, that is exactly what we are faced with: But there are both advantages and disadvantages to writing multiple stories set in the same universe, and when you take advantage of the advantages, it means that you are subject to the disadvantages, as well.

All this said, there were flaws with this book the contrived plot being the most glaring. I think it’s supposed to be the last one as Ms Bradley pord some years ago and the more cent books have been written by someone else with Ms Bradley’s notes. Books by Deborah J. This particular novel deals with the ongoing political struggles of a planet that does not have much technology according to Terran standards, but the small population of the Comyn local nobles have psychic powers and have used them I have read everything this author has written.


It doesn’t feel like a story by itself, but more of a filler that, in all sincerity, didn’t need to happen. The Second Science Fiction Megapack.

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I am SO glad I found it. Has too many references to occurrences in other Darkover novels that are unnecessary and tedious, though Ross probably thinks they’re useful for background. I’m also a sucker for Danilo-in-danger plots, and this book delivered. The political maneuvering for the fate of Darkover was twisty and complex.

Although I dislike that attitude in any case, I can tolerate it in respect to minor details; there have, after all, been over 20 major novel This is not, really, a terrible story.

I found myself moved by the strength and sacrifice Regis, as well as the serene and intelligent beauty of Linnea, the woman Regis loves yes, he hasur BOTH a woman and a man. I will probably read no more Darkover stories. Returning to Comyn Castle, he gathers whatever members of the Comyn he can find and challenges Rinaldo’s kingship, but before anything can be decided, Tiphani tries to assassinate Regis and Rinaldo sacrifices his own life to save his brother.


Marion Zimmer Bradley Super Pack. As with all the recent books, this one covers that part of Darkover’s history post-Terran rediscovery. It had been so many years since I last read the Darkover series, I had lost touch and didn’t even realize this new book would be coming out.

Thank goodness for the 21st century, which allows the book to expand upon the relationship between these two wonderfully strong men in a way which is quite touching and beautiful. Marion Zimmer Bradley died in Refresh and try again. He can no longer make excuses for his brother and his brother’s actions. Looking for More Great Reads?

It is well written, but I felt that it was a bit thin on plot and character development. Don’t fall for it, Regis. Hastur Lord is an allegoryillustrating the consequences to a religiously pluralistic planet, when a small group of monotheistic fundamentalists tries to impose their will on a larger society that doesn’t share their views.

Hastur Lord

From a High Tower. The Best of Marion Zimmer Bradley. He causes Regis and Danilo to separate and forces Regis to marry.