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Masques of Darkover

(Darkover Anthology #17)

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Orbiting a distant red sun, the planet Darkover was settled long ago by human colonists and then cut off from the rest of civilization. Over millennia of isolation, it gave rise to a rich culture ruled by a telepathic aristocracy, but was also home to nonhuman races, both hostile and friendly. As kingdoms rose and fell, the enhanced psychic gifts called laran, channeled th ...more
Paperback, 246 pages
Published May 2nd 2017 by Marion Zimmer Bradley Literary Works Trust
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Dafne Algarin
Apr 29, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Revisiting Darkover

This anthology reminds me of everything I love about Darkover and the worlds of Marion Zimmer Bradley. She shaped and inspired so many young writers and this collection is tribute to the rich world and mythology she created. All the stories were a pleasure to read and left me wanting to immerse myself back into the world of Darkover. Great collection!
Karen-Leigh
Interesting group of stories, a couple of which fit into the timeline. So far there have been relatively few that take place close to the original ship crash. Some unique characters. Some stories that seemed to end abruptly when, as a reader, I felt it was incomplete. Still the books are well edited.
Catherine
Nov 09, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Darkover Anthology

Somehow, the world Marion Zimmer Bradley lives on through these talented writers found by Deborah Ross.

Each story stands on its own as yet another facet of the planet Darkover and the secrets to be found.
Joyce Reynolds-Ward
A very nice collection of stories, with quite a range of variety throughout Darkover history.
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Deborah J. Ross writes and edits fantasy and science fiction. She has served as SFWA Secretary and chair of the jury for the Philip K. Dick Award. Her short fiction has appeared in F & SF, Asimov's, Star Wars: Tales From Jabba's Palace, Realms of Fantasy, Sword & Sorceress, and various other anthologies and magazines. Her most recent books include Thunderlord (with Marion Zimmer Bradley), Lambda L ...more

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