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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Hastur Lord (Darkover, book 23) by Marion Zimmer Bradley and Deborah J Ross

The Princess, the Lorx, and the Frog Prince. Since Regis is in a long-time committed relationship with his Paxman Danilo this seems like a vain hope. Even people on Darkover. Apr 01, Shira Anthony rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaahhhh … Show more Show less.

I loved the Hastkr series when Marion Zimmer Bradley was writing it. A Scandal in Battersea. I’m not sure if I would have developed that passion if this had been the first book of the series I read. Refresh and try again.

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Both Regis’s relationship with Danilo and his relationship with Linnea were filled with emotional agony. Would Regis finally let himself be free to be the man he had always dreamed of being?

But since this story was apparently not much under way when those books were written, that is exactly what we are faced with: Regis Hastur, lord of the most powerful of the seven Domains in Darkover, learns that the Empire is about to become a Federation, and is extending an invitation for all hastir the worlds to join.

I hope there are many more such books to come. Things get chaotic when Rinaldo usurps Regis’s place and becomes a religious fanatic who is determined to convert all of Darkover to the cristoforos faith.


I’ve been reading the Olrd books for, oh, maybe 20 years now and it saddens me to think that I won’t be reading any more new ones. Mar 01, Pages.

Ross just doesn’t write as well about Darkover as the planet’s creator did – after all, this is authorised fanfiction rather than ‘the real thing’. Oct 05, Jimmy rated it liked it Shelves: I recommend it to Darkover fans, hzstur others should start at the beginning or things just won’t make sen I really enjoyed this, as I have all the Darkover novels.

Hastur Lord

Marion Zimmer Bradley and Deborah J. This whole process is a power grab by the Expansionist party. I even came close to being a big time fan over the book. What annoyed me the most about Hastur Lord was the total inability of all these telepaths to communicate. And everyone else lets it happen? Hunters of the Red Moon. The plot is clunky, the dialog wooden, and the prose hasthr turgid and purple.

Ross series Darkover Bradley’s style and vision. I don’t want to ruin my love of Darkover I would not suggest this title for readers new to the Darkover series, instead start with another great novel, Darkover Landfall, which is the chronologically the first book. Feb 15, Lida Atkinson rated it liked it. As the Terran Empire makes the swift and galaxy changing political move to establish itself as a Federation, Darkover hasttur lose its status of being a C Deborah J.

If Deborah is involved, do not buy or at least not without a good scan into the excerpt if you can stand this ‘writing’ and this ‘story line’. Regis learns that his brother has been raised as hastyr monk in Neversin Monastery.

But, starting at the beginning is the start of an adventure. Marion Zimmer Bradley’s death in left a hole in my list of series, so I was so excited when I saw this I bought it and started reading it immediately. I need to do some further research, but I can’t remember Bradley ever using the term ‘homosexuality’ to describe the relationship between Regis and Danilo, or those of other ‘lovers of men’ and given that a major plot point is Regis marrying a woman who accepts and supports his same-sex relationship, wouldn’t ‘bisexuality’ be the Terran term used?


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Marion Zimmer Bradley died in I don’t think that is fair unless I stopped and the fault with the book is very clear. On the other hand, I didn’t really believe the motivations and actions of the major characters in many instances, and I spent most of the book wanting to smack Regis Hastur upside the back of his head. First, the important Hastur Lord pub.

Valdir has misjudged his pawn, however. LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices. I’ve always liked Regency type romance books, so I don’t have a problem with the class system on Darkover or even the way women are valued less in that society if not by the various protagonists. He searches the Old Town, and seeing Tiphani, follows her.

No trivia or quizzes yet. His position in the Comyn is challenged along with the efforts of his Telepathic Council of common people and offworlders, but also his love for his paxman Danilo is in jeopardy.

Regis Hastur, lord of the most powerful of the seven Domains in Darkover, learns that the Empire is about to b. The Second Science Fiction Megapack. Valentine of the Snows. It seems to me this book is about explaining things the didn’t need to be explained, telling a weak story that, in a nutshell, doesn’t mean anything to anyone.

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