Lancelot Du Lethe

Mad Merlin (Volume 2)

J. Robert King

Tor Books

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The Arthurian epic that began in Mad Merlin continues in Lancelot du Lethe, the story of the greatest knight, paramour, and traitor the Round Table has ever known.

The story of Lancelot is one of striving for perfection only to fall short due to the sins of the flesh. But in Lancelot du Lethe the knight is only partially of the mortal realm. He and Guinevere share a mystical bond of which Arthur cannot be a part, for they are both of the bloodline of the fey, immortally destined to be betrothed. This ensuing war of loyalties and love threatens the uneasy peace not just mortal realm but of the entire netherworld of the multipantheons of gods as well.

Drawing from Joseph Campbell, and from sources both historical and literary, this is a new take on the story of Camelot's most famous knight, told as only the author of Mad Merlin can.

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Lancelot Du Lethe
1Between Fire and Water 
 
It wasn't a blessing, but a curse,"King Ban told himself. He chewed the syllables angrily."Those things he said over my son--they were a curse."Ban stood in the solarium of Benwick Castle. Rare glass windows gave him a view west and east. To the west, the Atlantic Sea boiled beneath a fiery sunset. To the east, the city of Benwick burned beneath an invasion.Claudas's soldiers swarmed the hills. They bore torches in their midst--torches for homes and swords for their owners. A thousand fires already beamed upon the hillside.

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"King does everything well--characters, prose, plot, humor, drama."- Locus

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J. Robert King

J. Robert King is an Origins Award-winning author for his gaming fiction. Mad Merlin was his first non-gaming-related novel. He lives in Burlington, Wisconsin.

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Lancelot Du Lethe
J. Robert King

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Tom Doherty Associates
Tor Books
February 2003
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ISBN: 9781466801141
ISBN10: 146680114X
464 pages
$7.99
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