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Storms of Victory (Witch World Series 3: The Turning #1)

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Contains the two stories, "Port of Dead Ships" and "Seakeep."
In the wake of their defeat of Pagin of Karsten, the Witches of Estcarp await news of those who have been lost or missing since the battle, and a young Sulcar woman awakens to her Power only to do battle with an ancient evil.
Paperback, 448 pages
Published March 15th 1992 by Tor Books (first published March 1991)
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These 2 novellas work together to help flesh out the Witch World after the "Turning" and builds a wider world view than the picture we see of Estcarp and Escore.

In the first story, written by Andre Norton, "Port of Dead Ships" sets sails to the wind with a young Sulcar woman and many Witch World characters familiar to dedicated readers. They are trying to determine why many ships have been discovered, floating unmanned, without a tack, and no signs of attack or treachery.

The second story, "Sea
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This is another of those diptych books, consisting of two separate stories--the first of a quest by an ostracized Sulcar woman (in famed company), and the second of a Daleswoman who hires a Falconer to help her (re?)establish her own Dale.

Several points: (1) This is the only reference I know to a fever that decimated the surviving Dalespeople after the end of the war. Maybe it affected mostly northern Dales. (2) This book is less sanguinary than most of the Witch World books, though there is a s
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Alice Mary Norton always had an affinity to the humanities. She started writing in her teens, inspired by a charismatic high school teacher. First contacts with the publishing world led her, as many other contemporary female writers targeting a male-dominated market, to choose a literary pseudonym. In 1934 she legally changed her name to Andre Alice. The androgynous Andre doesn't really say "male" ...more
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