The Wicked Day Author:Mary Stewart The Wicked Day is a 1983 fantasy novel by Mary Stewart. The fourth in a quintet of novels covering the Arthurian legend, it is preceded by The Last Enchantment and succeeded by The Prince and the Pilgrim. —  Plot introduction — The protagonists of this story are, Mordred and his father the king, Arthur. Lost as a youth, Mordred is raised by ... more »fisherfolk until he is returned to his birth mother Morgause. The novel portrays Mordred as a pawn of fate unlike many tales which paint him as the villain of the Arthurian saga.
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The novel covers the time before Merlin the Enchanter's defeat.« less