Eighteenth Chronicle of Brother Cadfael in which the Celtic / Danish interweavings make for a good Welsh folktale of the price of honor and the cost of familial ties. Cadfael observes all and betrays none. In this time of the significance of 2,000 year old Arabic and Muslim family feuds (Sunni and Shia) it is well to remember the 2,000 years of rivalries on Europe's Atlantic coast. The personal always runs a deep current under the political. It is religion that often makes good people do bad things.