The Keeper's Price
Publish date: February 4th 1980
Publisher: DAW Books
Pages no: 207
Edition language: English
Series: Darkover 6
Worth reading the rantage for how things haven't changed in decades.Made me want to root out the Darkover books and re-read. I know Bradley has some problems and blindnesses but overall it's interesting and well worth a read.
No one will mistake this for great literature or great science fiction, so why rate it so high? Well, I was surprised at how well these held up. I haven't reread this for years--maybe decades. Yet I remember all the stories, some just from the title, others just a few paragraphs in, and that's rare ...
This collection includes some work by Bradley herself, including a piece that appears in one of her novels. “The Hawk-Master’s Son” gives more detail to some popular characters and there is some about the Forbidden Circle in the title story.Perhaps the best one is “The Fires of Her Vengeance” by Su...