Hawkmistress! - Marion Zimmer Bradley

Balrog Award nominee 1983.

She had rejected her noble birthright and embraced the freedom only a man could claim. She was Romilly who lived among the beasts of hill and forest and communicated with them, who tried humanity and turned it down for its evils and jealousies. She had the MacAran Gift, the rare Iaran that conferred mastery over hawk and horse.

There was war in the lands of Darkover for this was the age of the Hundred Kingdoms when usurpers took the throne and the true king wandered in disguise with a price on his head. Romilly wanted none of this, but there were those who shared her talents – the men and women of the towers, and for them, Romilly was the key.

Whether male-garbed od beast-minded, she was also human. And duty to her own true kind pointed her to the ultimate decision.

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Release date: 1982
Genres: science fiction
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