Brixia, once the lady of a Hall in High Hallack, and her companion, the cat Uta, while scavenging for their living in the deserted Dales, are drawn into Waste where Light and Dark Magic still exist, in search of a power object, Zarsthor's Bane. While fending off an attack by predators, Brixia discovers a place of Green Magic.
The first illustrated Witch World novel, Zarsthor's Bane has drawings throughout by Even Tebroek Steadman. The first edition cover was by Sanjulian.
Original title: Zarsthor's Bane
Genre: Fiction→ Fantasy→ Sword and Sorcery
Fiction→ Science Fiction→ World Versions→ Alternate and Parallel Worlds
- This 1983 edition, numbered as 8 in the Witch World series, features cover art by John Pound.