Hastur Lord has ratings and 53 reviews. Shira said: It had been so many years since I last read the Darkover series, I had lost touch and didn’t even. Hastur Lord (English). 0 references. series · Darkover series. 1 reference. imported from Wikimedia project · English Wikipedia · genre · science fiction novel. A gripping fantasy novel set in Marion Zimmer Bradley’s Darkover universe. Regis Hastur was the heir to the most powerful domain on Darkover. When.

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Some of my favourite characters in this one, Regis and Danilo and Linnea in a tale, not so much of good versus evil, but of good tempered with common sense versus good under the sway of hhastur delusion as Regis hands over power to a long lost older brother, who then proceeds to endanger the planet’s compact with the mighty Terranan Federation.

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Need some escapism, Darkover is a good world to return to now and then. Regis takes him from the monastery and brings him to Thendara. I kept hoping Lew Alton would zip home and bolster the good guys before everything went to shit.

Lodd review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. The political maneuvering for the fate of Darkover was twisty and complex. The long lost brother who has lived as a monk all his life suddenly becomes power mad and declares himself king?

Hastur Lord (Darkover, book 23) by Marion Zimmer Bradley and Deborah J Ross

It features one of my favorite characters from the series — Regis Hastur and the time period I liked the best — the clash when Earth rediscovers it’s lost colony, but the protagonist is making choices that make him look stupid, and I, as the reader, know these choices are stupid so I’ve lost patience.


We’ll publish them on our site once we’ve reviewed them. He also demands lorf Regis take a wife. Rinaldo’s fanaticism leads him to kidnap the children of the Comyn, including his niece Ariel, and send them to a “school” to educate them in the cristoforo religion.

I could have liked Brother Valentine, even though he was greedy. May 15, Jeanne Johnston rated it liked it.

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And I know it is me more than it is the author because I did dip into the book at the end and towards the end to see how it ended. There’s nothing like a glaring error to bring me out of the flow of a story, and there are plenty of them here. To view it, click here. Retrieved from ” https: Ross is the author of the acclaimed Darkover novels collaborating and following in the footsteps of bestselling writer… More about Deborah J.

Having said that, I’m a little annoyed that there series is ending without a real look at what happened in the thousand years between Darkover Landfall and Stormqueen! The other characters seemed to just be there, with an amazing lack of ability to either communicate or to make decisions, or if they did make decisions they were bad ones.

Ross, but published ten years after Bradley’s death, is perhaps the weakest of all the Darkover novels, at least in my opinion. To download from the iTunes Store, get iTunes now. Preview — Hastur Lord by Deborah J. Ross just doesn’t write as well about Darkover as the kord creator did – after all, this is authorised fanfiction rather than ‘the real thing’.


Regis agrees, and Mikhail is freed, but Danilo remains a prisoner. Ross series Darkover Dec 07, Jimyanni rated it it was ok Shelves: It’s been about ten years since the events of The World Wreckers. Things get chaotic when Rinaldo usurps Regis’s place and becomes a religious fanatic who is determined to convert all of Darkover to the cristoforos faith.

Regis discovers that Dan’s son, Felix, is experiencing symptoms of Threshold Sickness. And how is it that Regis is so blind to his brother’s faults – and discounts Danilo’s warnings as mere jealousy? Rinaldo demands hasrur Regis give up all contact with Danilo, on the grounds that their relationship is sinful.

Regis and Danilo have spent at least 20 years together as friends and lovers, but they still doubt each other’s love and haven’t really talked about the fact that some day Regis must marry, and it must be someone he cares about or it’s going to be pointless?

Regis Hastur was the heir to the most powerful domain on Darkover. But ironically, this mantle was the last thing Regis had ever wanted.

Hastur Lord

Rinaldo tells Regis he is emmasca, and this is why their grandfather never had him legitimated. A time in Darkover’s history that has been referenced in other books, Rigus Hastur is holding back from becoming the leader that Darkover needs.

All this said, there were flaws with this book the contrived plot being the most glaring. Jan 05, Pages.