By Katherine Kurtz
Greater than thirty years in the past, Katherine Kurtz replaced the face of delusion with the Deryni Chronicles. In 2005, Ace released a newly revised and accelerated Deryni Checkmate in hardcover. Now, that variation comes in mass marketplace for the 1st time.
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Oh, I'm sorry," Wira said contritely. " She moved a hand, and the walls glowed, showing the stairs. "Thank you," Gloha said. " "Oh, it must be fun to fly," Wira said. " The woman was twice Gloha's height, because she was full human, but she looked no older than Gloha herself. "When I was a child, I mean. I'm technically forty-one, but I've been awake for only nineteen years, so the Good Magician used youth elixir to youthen me back to my subjective age. " One amazement was piling on another. "Yes.
Gloha saw a pretty young woman standing by a stair leading up to the roof. "But I shouldn't be here," she protested. " "Oh, I don't think so," the woman said, coming forward. "I am Wira, the Good Magician's daughter-in-law. " "I'm Gloha," Gloha said, disgruntled. "I-I told the SB woman I didn't understand, and it was a challenge of understanding, so she said I would share the Glyph's fate, and-" She broke off, realizing that something else was odd. Wira was petting the Glyph. The Glyph was nuzzling her face.
The ceiling disappeared. Open sky appeared. The Glyph spread her giant wings and launched into the air. She was through the hole in the roof and into the sky almost before Gloha knew it. " Gloha said, amazed. The Glyph neighed happily. Gloha could have let go and flown herself, but preferred to stay with her new friend. Where were they going? A castle came into sight below. The Glyph angled down toward it. There was a nice solid flat roof with a pile of hay on it. The Glyph landed on this. " Gloha asked, not yet over her amazement.
Deryni Checkmate (The Chronicles of the Deryni, Book 2) by Katherine Kurtz