The Eagle and the Sword - Arthor, Bk 2 Author:A. A. Attanasio Merlin's Beacon — Attanasio's The Dragon and the Unicorn began with the Dawn of Time. This equally ambitious and magical epic begins with the Dawn of History. — The demon Lailoken, Merlin to humankind, has groomed Pendragon's son, the eagle of Thor, to lead the doomed Celts against the Saxon, Pict, and Angle conquerors. In defea... more »t will Arthor find his victory, and Camelot its triumph. Their light will shine across the ages, a beacon to humankind.
But Merlin is shocked to discover that his Eagle is a vicious, callow youth whose only joy is killing. With his Roman sword "Short-Life," Arthor will bathe Tintagel in blood, unless another sword offers itself to his gore-slick hand. A sword that must be pulled from the star-stone at Creation's radiant heart...« less
The Arthurian legend retold as a mighty epic starting with the dawn of time. Beautifully written this book takes you deep into the world of mythology, ancient magic, and history. This is the second of three. The others are The Dragon and the Unicorn (1) and the Wolf and the Crown (3). Best read in order. This is the story of Merlin vs Morgeu, Arthur, the boy, and the sword.