February 16th, 2012

Golden Hair


Miserere:  An Autumn Tale by Teresa Frohock

In the Woerld, Lucian is in exile, and is his sister's prisoner.  She has tortured and lamed him, and there is nothing he can do to prevent her diabolic plans going forward.  (Literally.  Her hound Cerebus has only one head, but is clearly a demonic familiar.)  But one day in his wanderings about the city, hoping that something would kill him, he comes across Father Matthew, who reminds him of his past service as a Katharos, and inspires him with hope, and gives him an escape.

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