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Tells simultaneously the story of the fall of Atlantis, the subsequent travel of Princess Charis and her family to Ynys Prydein Britainand the discovery and training of Taliesin as a druid-bard. Views Read Edit View history. It should be remembered that although Lawhead retains an authentic and well researched grasp of the Arthurian legend, he was not concerned with writing a work of pure history.
Avalon is not considered to be a true member of the Cycle, but rather a ‘related semi-sequel’ to it. Arthur is made Duke and Battlechief of Britain after drawing the sword of Maximus from a stone, but must fight back the Saecsens and barbarian invaders and unite the peoples of Britain before he can be accepted as High King.
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Narrated by Gwalchavad majority and Morgian short narration at each chapter’s beginning. The books, with the exception of Taliesin and Avalonare narrated in the first-person, and, except for PendragonGrailand Avalonare each split into three sections Pendragon has four, Grail one, and Avalon five.
Merlin and Pendragon are narrated by Myrddin Merlin. Tells of Arthur and Myrddin’s attempt to create the paradisaical “Kingdom of Summer”. This page was last edited on 5 Augustat The Cycle was originally ” The Pendragon Trilogy “, but after Arthur’ s rather abrupt ending, and the existence of many unexplored stories and plotlines, Lawhead decided to expand on his trilogy by writing additional books. Retrieved from ” https: Tells of Myrddin’s dual pendragoh among the druids and Christian priests, his capture and mystical training among the Hill Folk, and his brief time as a king of Dyfed.
Lawhead bases his stories on the Mabinogionthe History of the Kings of Britain and other works of Geoffrey of Monmouththe writings of TaliesinGildasand Nenniusand several other legends that he manages to interweave into the Arthurian legend. A listing of the locations and place names used in the series, and their modern equivalents see also List of Roman place names in Britain:.
The series is a work of fiction that takes place in the 5th and 6th centuries and attempts to present the Arthurian legends in a historical setting while presenting the story with a reality the reader can connect with. Taloesin of Arthur building a shrine to house the Holy Grail and how the beautiful and mysterious Morgaws joins his court. When treachery follows, Arthur’s warriors brave taiesin Wasteland of Lyonesse to retrieve the sacred relic.
Grail is mostly narrated by Gwalchavad Galahadwith a short narration by Morgian Morgan le Fay at the beginning of most chapters. Narrated by Pelleas first thirdBedwyr second thirdand Aneirin last third.
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The two eventually meet, marry, and Myrddin Merlin is born, just weeks before a tragedy brought about by Charis’ jealous half-sister, Morgian. He experiences a doomed romance with Princess Ganieda and long years of madness as a wild man of the woods before finding his destiny.
Therefore, any historical inconsistencies in his work should be taken in this context. The Pendragon Cycle is a series of historical fantasy books based on the Arthurian legendwritten by Stephen R.