Merlin's Godson Author:H. Warner Munn Omnibus edition containing: King of the world's edge and The ship from Atlantis, books 1 & 2 of the Merlin's Godson trilogy. — "An outstanding fantasy epic of Arthurian romance and adventure in the lands beyond the world's edge." — The civilization that Time forgot. They were a lonely, half-starved band of adventurers who had been cast out of thei... more »r homeland by hordes of invading marauders - and they came to an unknown world as strange, as fantastic, as wonder-packed as the legendary Atlantis. Here they encountered the dread fish-monsters of Piasa, and were captured by the savage legions of Miapan's barbaric empire. But they escaped - and vowed to build a new civilization in the wilderness that would crush the tyrants of the Miapan forever.
Camelot was gone and Arthur lay in the sleep of the forever undead. Only a small band of loyal men were left, guided by the magical wisdom of Merlin. United, they braved uncharted seas toward the mysterious Lands of the West. With them they carried the Thirteen Magic Treasures of Britian and the power of Merlin's Ring.
Ahead of them lay unknown lands that offered lush wonders and ecstasies beyond their dreams and savage creatures that drove them into horrors beyond any nighmare.
For Ventidius Varro, a Roman centurion who had given his service to Arthur, this was to be an odyssey of soul-stirring glory and heartbreaking discovery...an an odyessy that would bring him the love of a beautiful woman and take from him his son Gwalchmai.
And before Gwalchmai, godson of Merlin, lay an even darker and more mysterious quest.
This is an epic saga, ranging through history from the fall of Atlantis to Joan of Arc, and linking the Arthurian legends with Mezoamerican god Quetzalcoatl, the legends of Roland, Prester John, and Kublai Khan. It is also a powerful story of two lovers, Gwalchmai and Corenice, whose spirits are separated and reunited numerous times over the course of many centuries.« less