‘I am going to work the most powerful magic that has been worked in this land since it was first made.’
And the magic begins.
Lir, Lord of the Sea, has taken a second wife, Aife; Aife is consumed with jealousy of Lir’s four children and she is determined to be rid of them. The children cannot be killed, but using extraordinary supernatural powers Aife lays a terrible enchantment upon them — one that will last 900 years…
In this retelling of the famous Irish legend, Michael Scott captures all the beauty and mystery of this superb story.
This epic fantasy set in the time of shape-changers, sorcerers and flying serpents is the second of the De Danann tales and follows Windlord of which the critics wrote: