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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In this series View all Book We are unable to find iTunes on your computer. Ross series Darkover Olrd see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Danilo still doesn’t know he’ll always be the one?

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The advantage to writing stories set in an already-established world with already-established characters is that you have an existing, enthusiastic market for your stories, and can minimize the time spent establishing character and setting; in this case, your readers already know something of the world of Darkover, something of the personalities of Regis and Danilo, Gabriel and Javanne and some of the other, lesser characters.

Praise Praise for Darkover: If the answers to those questions are any where in the canon, please let me know! I don’t give star ratings to books I don’t finish. 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 loves BOTH a woman and a man. Stay in Touch Sign up. He is one of those whose motivations should have been explored further, and would have been if MZB had actually written this.

None of this works, and that makes the book a grave disappointment.

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This story was exciting and emotionally wrenching. But it was hard to get immersed in this novel the way I often did with others in lprd series. You submitted the following rating and review.


The Colors of Space. 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. Tales of Magic, Love, and Daring. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Most importantly this book explores the relationships between Regis, Linnea and Danilo, something I’ve 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.

She is clearly mad. Thanks to the discovery of an older hidden half-brother, Regis Hastur is given the opportunity to lay down the responsibilities as leader of the Comyn. 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.

While the rest of the galaxy struggles with political upheaval, Darkover and Rigus struggle with personal relationships and religious fanaticism. It is hstur written, but I felt that it was a bit thin on plot and character development. Several days later, in the presence of many of the Comyn, Regis declares his brother unfit to rule. Ending somewhat weak, and needed more punch. The dying Danvan Hastur reveals that Regis has an older, illegitimate hasyur named Rinaldo who was shipped off to the Nevarsin monks at the age of three.

Hwstur all 6 comments. Regis learns that Tiphani has taken a keyed starstone away from her son, fearing that it is a pagan object. But things are about to change. Truly a gem for any hardcore Darkover fan.

Regis clings to this kord of an older brother both to let him gain some family and to have someone to take over the responsibilities of the Domain of Hastur – responsibilities that he never wanted.


Hashur I know it is me more than it is the author because I did dip into the book at the end and towards the end to see how it ended. 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.

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Held my attention solidly all the way through, and Ross delivered an enjoyable story. But now that his time was at hand, was Regis willing to make the personal sacrifices necessary to lead his world? Has too many references to occurrences in other Darkover novels that are unnecessary and tedious, though Ross probably thinks they’re useful for background.

Hardcoverpages. Rinaldo meets Tiphani Lawton, and finds a kindred spirit in the overwrought Terran woman. I read about pages into the book before I realized I just did not want to go where the book was going. Why does Zandru have seven cold hells?

Hastur Lord

Regis Hastur is facing lots of pressure from his grandfather too who is determined to see him married with heirs. Hastur Lord is available for download from Apple Books. Regis discovers that Dan’s son, Felix, is experiencing symptoms llrd Threshold Sickness. Marion Zimmer Bradley’s Darkover. It introduces a few new characters who will be important later on, and sets up the next major conflict between Terrans and Darkovans, but the main plotline is totally unnecessary and relies on a great deal of out-of character behaviour on the part of both Regis Hastur and Danilo Syrtis.