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After many a long year and many a hard battle, Valgar of Valta is reunited with Astridr Argfusson—only to have her testify before the Council of Elders that he abused her father Thorgerr's hospitality by raping her! How could his one true love ever say such a thing? Investigations reveal the mind-altering influence of the Song of Hunlhot, black magic wielded by Thorgerr's advisor Dar Guilva. To uncover its secrets, Valgar and his new archer ally must undertake a perilous quest to the castle of Lyhmm, the mad bard. Don't miss the smashing conclusion to Saga Valta!
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