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Rereading Katherine Kurtz: Camber the Heretic, Chapters 28-29

Welcome to the weekly reread of Camber the Heretic! Last time, Camber’s brilliant plan went awry, as the conflict between Church and Crown came to a violent conclusion.

This week, Tavis and Javan forge an alliance with Camber and company. Evaine rides into a massacre and comes out with a symbol of hope for the future. And the Camber family makes plans for that future.

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Rereading Katherine Kurtz: Camber the Heretic, Chapters 26-27

Welcome to the weekly reread of Camber the Heretic! Last time, our heroes raced to save the last of the Gabrilite and Michaeline Orders, Rhys fell into trap, and Tavis confronted a terrible dilemma.

This week Camber’s brilliant plan goes awry, the conflict between Church and Crown comes to a violent conclusion, and karma rides a fan favorite to a fall. [Read more]

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Rereading Katherine Kurtz: Camber the Heretic, Chapters 24-25

Welcome to the weekly reread of Camber the Heretic!

Last time, Javan and Tavis concocted a plot to trap Rhys, and the prelates of Gwynedd met to choose a new Primate—with deadly consequences. This week our heroes race to save the last of the Gabrilite and Michaeline Orders before the regents can destroy them, Rhys falls into said trap, and Tavis confronts a terrible dilemma.

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Rereading Katherine Kurtz: Camber the Heretic, Chapters 22-23

Welcome to the weekly reread of Camber the Heretic!

Last time, the regents summarily dealt with the princes’ attackers, while the Camberian Council did its best to control the damage. This week Javan’s inexplicable powers continue to grow, Javan and Tavis concoct a plot to trap Rhys, and the prelates of Gwynedd meet to choose a new Primate—with deadly consequences.

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Rereading Katherine Kurtz: Camber the Heretic, Chapters 20-21

Welcome to the weekly reread of Camber the Heretic!

Last time, Rhys and Evaine visited Revan, now a holy hermit, and a Deryni attack on the princes ended in tragedy. This week the regents deal summarily with the princes’ attackers, both living and dead; a Healer turns collaborator; and the Camberian Council does its best to control the damage.

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Rereading Katherine Kurtz: Camber the Heretic, Chapters 18-19

Welcome to the weekly reread of Camber the Heretic!

Lat time, the Camberian Council planted a mole in the royal court as the political situation kept on deteriorating. This week, the human-Deryni situation continues to worsen. Rhys and Evaine check in on Revan, now a holy hermit, and a Deryni attack on the princes ends in tragedy.

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Rereading Katherine Kurtz: Camber the Heretic, Chapters 16-17

Welcome to the weekly reread of Camber the Heretic!

Last week, Tavis lost his hand for fraternizing with the “enemy,” while the Camber family struggled to do damage control. This week the Camberian Council embeds a mole in the royal court, the political situation keeps on deteriorating, and Javan and Tavis inch closer to a dangerous revelation.

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Rereading Katherine Kurtz: Camber the Heretic, Chapters 14-15

Welcome to the weekly reread of Camber the Heretic!

Last time, the regents cemented the human takeover of the royal court, and King Alroy was crowned and celebrated. This week Tavis suffers a terrible injury at the hands of his own people, Javan comes to some dangerous conclusions, and the Camber family struggles to do damage control.

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Rereading Katherine Kurtz: Camber the Heretic, Chapters 12-13

Welcome to the weekly reread of Camber the Heretic!

Last time, Camber and Rhys attended a vital meeting in a setting familiar to readers of the Morgan and Kelson books. This week Rhys experiments extensively with his Deryni power-suppression technique, with disappointing results. The regents cement the human takeover of the royal court, King Alroy is crowned and celebrated, and an undercover faction of Deryni strike back.

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Rereading Katherine Kurtz: Camber the Heretic, Chapters 10-11

Welcome to the weekly reread of Camber the Heretic!

Last time, the human regents made their move, and the Deryni scrambled to deal with it. This week Rhys and friends conduct a medical experiment, Camber and company concoct an elaborate religious scam—over Joram’s strong objections—and Camber and Rhys attend a vital meeting in a setting familiar to readers of the Morgan and Kelson books.

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Rereading Katherine Kurtz: Camber the Heretic, Chapters 4-5

Welcome to the weekly reread of Camber the Heretic!

Last time, the humans finally began making their move against the Deryni, plotting to control the regency after the ailing king dies. This week Camber gets up close and personal with the human-Deryni conflict. Cinhil makes a momentous and most likely fatal decision. And Rhys shows his ruthless side.

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Rereading Katherine Kurtz: Saint Camber, Chapters 24-25

Welcome to the weekly reread of Saint Camber! Last time Cinhil’s mysticism achieved magical heights, and Camber shared a bonding moment with Jebediah.

This week the second volume of the Camber trilogy comes to a close. The inevitable happens. Camber copes with it. The book ends in a minor key, with Cinhil, glittery-eyed, riding off into the night.

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