|Druids (1991) [Novel]|
by Morgan Llywelyn
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"Mine was the vast dark sky and the spaces between the stars that called out to me; mine was the promise of magic."
So spoke the young Celt Ainvar, centuries before the enchanted age of Arthur and Merlin. An orphan taken in by the chief druid of the Carnutes in Gaul, Ainvar's talents would lead him to master the druid mysteries of thought, healing, magic, and the sway of battle, and they would make him a soul friend -- the dazzling Prince Vercingetorix. The two youths were as different as fire and ice.
Yet Ainvar's destiny lay with Vercingetorix, the sunbright warrior-king. Together they traveled through bitter winters and starlit summers in Gaul, rallying the splintered Celtic tribes against the encroaching might of Julius Caesar and the soulless legions of Rome...
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Original title: Druids
Genre: Fiction→ Historical→ European
Fiction→ Fantasy→ Historical