History Literature / Deryni

4th Feb '16 11:15:07 AM roxana
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* OOCIsSeriousBusiness: The Lady Oksana Ramsay is fiery, ambitious woman and her husband expects screaming and throwing things when he breaks the news that King Kelson is not going to marry their daughter. Instead Oksana sits in silence dripping tears - all night. Sir Jolyon is terrified.
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* OOCIsSeriousBusiness: The Lady Oksana Ramsay is a fiery, ambitious woman and her husband expects screaming and throwing things when he breaks the news that King Kelson is not going to marry their daughter. Instead Oksana sits in silence dripping tears - all night. Sir Jolyon is terrified.
4th Feb '16 11:12:01 AM roxana
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* OOCIsSeriousBusiness: The Lady Oksana Ramsay is fiery, ambitious woman and her husband expects screaming and throwing things when he breaks the news that King Kelson is not going to marry their daughter. Instead Oksana sits in silence dripping tears - all night. Sir Jolyon is terrified.
3rd Feb '16 12:51:56 PM roxana
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** Charissa's relationship with her father Hogan seems to be the sole positive personal relationship in her life.
31st Jan '16 5:04:56 PM 69BookWorM69
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There is [[http://www.rhemuthcastle.com/static/ an official website]], discussion forums on [[http://www.deryni.net/ The Worlds of Katherine Kurtz]], and [[http://www.mindspring.com/~rebldavis/home.html extensive genealogies of the characters are also available]]. The author participates in an Internet Relay Chat or IRC (the server is chat.psionics.net, and the channel is #Deryni_Destination); Ms. Kurtz often makes an appearance on Sunday evenings, somewhere between 5:00 and 6:00 pm Eastern Time (USA).
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There is [[http://www.rhemuthcastle.com/static/ an official website]], discussion forums on [[http://www.deryni.net/ The Worlds of Katherine Kurtz]], and [[http://www.mindspring.com/~rebldavis/home.html extensive genealogies of the characters are also available]]. The author participates in an Internet Relay Chat or IRC (the server is chat.psionics.net, on mibbit.com, and the channel is #Deryni_Destination); Ms. Kurtz often makes an appearance on Sunday evenings, somewhere between 5:00 and 6:00 pm Eastern Time (USA).
20th Jan '16 11:09:13 AM JujuP
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* {{Tyrannicide}}: In novel ''Camber of Culdi'', [[spoiler:the ''coup d'etat'' against Kimg Imre Festil by Cinhil Haldane, aided by Camber [=MacRorie=] Earl of Culdi and his family, involves this. Imre is depicted mistreating ordinary humans (taking DisproportionateRetribution for the murder of a Deryni lord by taking fifty human hostages and executing them whe the killers don't come forward), and he's killed in an arcane duel by Cinhil. Camber and his family are motivated to find Cinhil and persuade the reluctant priest to take the throne because of Imre's tyranny]].
28th Dec '15 3:07:57 AM morenohijazo
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* InvisibleWriting: In ''In the King's Service'', Alyce de Corwyn gets a letter from her late father that appears to have a banal message about a bequest of family jewels, yet he left a second message [[spoiler: revealing that Vera Howard is really Alyce's twin sister]] that only becomes visible when Alyce activates her father's spell by kissing the wax seal.
24th Dec '15 3:16:40 PM 69BookWorM69
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* HandicappedBadass: Javan Haldane (due to his club foot), later Ahern [=de Corwyn=] (from an injury he sustained defending King Donal).
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* HandicappedBadass: Javan Haldane (due to his club foot), later Ahern [=de Corwyn=] (from an injury he sustained defending King Donal).Prince Richard Haldane).
24th Dec '15 2:47:22 PM 69BookWorM69
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** Nigel has a powerful dream during the ritual Kelson uses to partially trigger the Haldane potential in ''The King's Justice''. Nigel experiences the change as himself being washed down a raging cataract and landing on a beach (which may reflect his feelings of helplessness and unease regarding his place in the succession), followed by the reassuring presence of Camber of Culdi.
24th Dec '15 2:24:35 PM 69BookWorM69
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** Morgan has another one in ''The Quest for Saint Camber''. Kelson and Dhugal are thought to be dead, Nigel is wasting away before his eyes, and RoyalBrat Conall looks set to be the next king. As Morgan meditiates in preparation for a ritual, [[NightmareSequence he has a vision of himself in the Haldane's royal crypt looking down on Nigel's body on his funeral bier]].
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** Morgan has another one in ''The Quest for Saint Camber''. Kelson and Dhugal are thought to be dead, Nigel is wasting away before his eyes, and RoyalBrat Conall looks set to be the next king. As Morgan meditiates in preparation for a ritual, [[NightmareSequence he has a vision of himself in the Haldane's Haldanes' royal crypt looking down on Nigel's body on his funeral bier]].
24th Dec '15 2:03:57 PM 69BookWorM69
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* ''King Kelson's Bride'' (2000) - in which he finally gets married [[spoiler: for more than a few seconds]]. Kelson also helps the heir to Torenth (another 14 year old boy) defeat an attempted ''coup d'etat'' and releases him from his oath of fealty, forging a new alliance of equals after centuries of rivalry. The victory is not complete however, for [[spoiler: EvilUncle Teymuraz escapes]]. Kelson and his courtiers also continue the work of reestablishing Deryni heritage; Duncan consecrates a chapel dedicated to Saint Camber using magic with an archbishop at each elbow.
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* ''King Kelson's Bride'' (2000) - in which he finally gets married [[spoiler: for more than a few seconds]]. Kelson also helps the heir to Torenth (another 14 year old boy) defeat an attempted ''coup d'etat'' and releases him from his oath of fealty, forging a new alliance of equals after centuries of rivalry. The victory is not complete however, for [[spoiler: EvilUncle Teymuraz escapes]]. Kelson and his courtiers also continue the work of reestablishing Deryni heritage; Duncan consecrates a chapel dedicated to Saint Camber using magic with an archbishop at each elbow. elbow, and Kelson enlists assistance in founding a school for training Deryni to use their powers.
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