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The Shattered Chain / Thendara House Read & Download ✓ 109 Ç On the chilly world of Darkover where women are kept in subservience to their men only the Renunciates of the Comhi Latzii known popularly as the Free s escape subjection Sworn to loyalty only to their sisterhood and rejecting the domination of men they declaR Terran agent Magdalen Lorne to choose to disguise herself as an when she undertakes a dangerous mission to rescue her fellow agent and former husband Peter from the hands of the vicious Sain Scarp bandits Though Terrans are officially restricted to their small outpost by the mistrustful Comyn rulers Darkovan born Madga has often ventured into Darkovan society to gather intelligence and anthropological data She speaks like a native and often feels Darkovan than TerranAs she braves the bandit haunted and winter torn moun. This two part book includes both The Shattered Chain and Thendara House published in 1976 and 1983 respectively Thendara House is a seuel and picks up nearly flawlessly although the fact that there was a co writer becomes obvious very early in the story as the nearly part gives the reader a slight pauseHowever this story of women against the elements of nature dealing with the brutality of men and sexist attitudes which are straight out of the sixties with the women docilely doing as they are told For the most part anyway as Magda Lorne is an agent of the Terran Empire trying to fit into the sexist society on Darkover As an emancipated woman she has a bit of trouble with thatAnd her difficulties there cause other problems for her as she is discovered spying on men nearly winding up raped and rescued by the s who she pretended to be part of Overall it was a gripping story with flashes of deep insight into the world built by Bradley and I was glad to read it again

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Tain passes on the way to the Sain Scarp stronghold Magda is also heading for an unexpected encounter with a band of s led by the beautiful Jaelle Once one of the high born Comyn Jaelle is now a determined Renunciate And when Jaelle and Magda find themselves joined together by danger and adventure the two women forge a bond of love and understanding that calls into uestion all their loyaltiesand may also mold new and closer links between their different worldsA 2 in 1 volume including The Shattered Chain and Thendara Hou. Shattered ChainThendara House compilationBooks in these series all stand alone pretty well but benefit from the greater context of the whole These two books lead into each other nicely Thendara House may benefit from reading the not so great Spell Singers book firstA fantasysci fi fusion with good story and interesting characters often revolving about women's relationships of all kinds Really enjoyed this compilation

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The Shattered Chain Thendara HouseOn the chilly world of Darkover where women are kept in subservience to their men only the Renunciates of the Comhi Latzii known popularly as the Free s escape subjection Sworn to loyalty only to their sisterhood and rejecting the domination of men they declare their independence by their manlike attire and close cropped hair and maintain it with the fighting talents by which many of them earn their livelihood as mercenaries Of all Darkovan women only s can travel and act entirely as they pleaseIt is therefore logical fo. The Darkover novels in general and the ones about the Free s in specific changed my tiny world when I was 15 16 years old And as a result there will always be a tender place in my heart for really OTT trashy lesbian sci fi I swear this oath as the daughter of my mother