Blood Will Tell [Darkover Series] [MultiFormat]
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eBook by Marion Zimmer Bradley
eBook Category: Fantasy/Science Fiction
eBook Description: What is the good of being in an alien world in a civilized Empire if you keep the provincial spirit and customs of your backwater?
eBook Publisher: Marion Zimmer Bradley Literary Works Trust, Published: The Keeper's Price, 1980
Fictionwise Release Date: March 2006
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There were redheads in the galaxy, on other worlds, but the facial stamp, the features of the Comyn, were unmistakable, combined with that hair; flame-red, dusted with gray now, but still--Comyn. And what was he doing here? For that matter, who was he, anyhow? It was rare to find Darkovans anywhere except on their home world. The girl smiled and thought to herself that she, too, might have been asked that question, for she was Darkovan and far from home. Her brothers came here because, basically, neither was interested in political intrigue; but they had had to defend and justify their absence often enough.
The Comyn lord moved slowly across the hall; limping, but with a kind of arrogance that drew all eyes, though he did nothing unusual. Dio framed it to herself, in an unfocused way: he moved as if he should have been preceded by his own drone-pipers and wearing high boots and a swirling cape--not the drab featureless Terran clothing he actually wore.
And having identified his Terran dress she suddenly knew who he was.