February 8th, 2016

Golden Hair

Kingfisher

Kingfisher by Patricia A. McKillip

It opens with a young man, a sorceress's son, who meets some knights and sets out to find his father.  And an inn that is falling to pieces but still has a diner going when he arrives.  And a royal court where the king decides to send his knights on a quest for a vaguely defined vessel -- magical but ill-recorded-- which, it turns out, also draws in the past of his illegitimate son.

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