The Quest for Saint Camber Author:Katherine Kurtz Time after time, the legendary, illusive Camber - one-time Saint of the half-magic race of Deryni - had intervened in the affairs of young Kelson, King of Gwynedd. It was Camber who had made it possible for Kelson to ascend the throne and who had apparently blessed the crown as it was placed upon Kelson's head. — Yet Camber was known to have di... more »ed two hundred years before! Surely not even the strange powers of the Deryni could confer such immortality upon a man. Futhermore, Camber's sainthood had been stripped from him and he had been branded a heretic by the Deryni-hating Church.
Now Kelson was determined to learn more of this mysterious patron of his. Together with his blood brother Dhugal, he set forth on an expedition to trace down the relics and evidence that might still exist. During his absence, his uncle Nigel would rule for him.
Then word reached the capital that Kelson and Dhugal had both fallen from a crumbling cliff during a storm. No trace of their bodies could be found in the raging waters below the cliff. The king was dead and Nigel must become king.
Or so it seemed. But to Conall, son of Nigel, the temptation of the throne was too great for him to wait for long years. In rage, he struck down his father with secretly gained Deryni power. Now he would be king. And Rothana, Kelson's chosen future queen, could at last be his!
But Conall had overlooked Saint Camber. And whether real or illusion, Saint Camber could still intervene in the affairs of Kelson Haldane!« less