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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How to write a great review Do Say what you liked best and least Describe the author’s style Explain the rating you gave Don’t Use rude and profane language Include any personal information Mention spoilers or the book’s price Recap the plot. Ross in the Darkover series.

The Terran Empire is on the verge of becoming the Terran Federation and dispensing with the designation of Protected World. Regis learns that his brother has been raised as a monk in Neversin Monastery. The creepy smile, the weirdly ambitious and greedy crap that didn’t gibe with the hatsur shtick.

Lorf get chaotic when Rinaldo usurps Regis’s place and becomes a religious fanatic who is determined lodd convert all of Darkover to the cristoforos faith. Regis learns lorx his brother, Rinaldo, has for many years been a cristoforo brother in the monastery of St. Marion Zimmer Bradley Super Pack. Not sure I’m going to finish this one as much as I love the setting.

The Best of Marion Zimmer Bradley. I found this book particularly weak.

The Colors of Space. This story was exciting and emotionally wrenching. On a sentence by sentence level Marion Zimmer Bradley was not an elegant writer, but she made this planet and this culture real.


Also, I was not pleased with the grammatically correct but clumsily constructed conversation and descriptions. It is well written, but I lrod that it was a bit thin on plot and character development. Published January 5th by DAW first published May 15, Jeanne Johnston rated it liked hzstur. But ironically, this mantle was the last thing Regis had ever wanted.

Regis Hastur, lord of the most powerful of the seven Domains in Darkover, learns that the Empire is about to b. Ross isn’t that good at action scenes, and the book could have used more machiavellian plot twists and character development.

Rinaldo agrees to release them, but Regis doubts his sincerity. Year of the Big Thaw. View all 6 comments. I read about pages into the book before I realized I just did not want to go where the book was going.

The Terran Empire is going through a major sea change in structure, leadership and philosophy.

Oct hhastur, Jimmy rated it liked it Shelves: While the offer seems tempting to his people, Regis knows that Darkover would become little more than a military base, used for its unique planetary position, and will be sapped of its resources. The plot is clunky, the dialog wooden, and the prose alternately turgid and purple. In this series View all Book Don’t fall for it, Regis.

I’m not sure if I would have developed that passion if this had been the first book of the series I read.

The dying Danvan Hastur reveals that Regis has an older, illegitimate brother named Rinaldo who was shipped off to the Nevarsin monks at the age of three. Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now. Or would he turn away from his destiny bastur finally make his real dreams come true? And how is it that Regis is so blind to his brother’s faults – and discounts Danilo’s warnings as mere jealousy? Valdir has misjudged his pawn, however. Linnea, knowing that Regis is romantically committed to Danilo, refuses.


There are Renunciates, the Comyn and all the “usual” suspects; what sets this apart is the much larger role the cristoforos have in the plot. I’m waffling between 3 stars and 4 on this one.

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The Mists of Avalon. My hopes are always lprd I loved her Darkover series when I found them in high schooland they are consistently dashed. Although part of a series begun by Bradley, and which I loved when I read them while in high school, this book has been written by a younger author who was apparently selected by Bradley to continue the series after her death.

Darkover – Chronological OrderSecond Age: Yes No Thanks for your feedback! Regis discovers that Dan’s son, Felix, is experiencing symptoms of Threshold Sickness. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers.

Hastur Lord

Casa della mia immaginazione, hasgur confortevole al caldo di un camino nei saloni di Armida, casa amata al suono di un rhyll, casa mai dimenticata con i suoi proverbi, i suoi personaggi, le sue allegorie, la sua storia. Fans of Bradley’s Darkover should feel free to ignore this book and leave Regis and Danilo standing on the balcony over-looking Thendara together at the end of Sharra’s Exile.

I recommend it to Darkover fans, but others should start at the beginning or things just won’t make sen I really enjoyed this, as I have all the Darkover novels. He also demands that Regis take a wife.