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2013 Rainbow Awards Submission: J. Tullos Hennig - GreenWode

Greenwode by J Tullos Hennig
Paperback: 350 pages
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press (January 18, 2013)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1623803039
ISBN-13: 978-1623803032
Amazon: Greenwode
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Book One of The Wode
The Hooded One. The one to breathe the dark and light and dusk between....
When an old druid foresees this harbinger of chaos, he also sees the one it will claim: young Rob of Loxley. Rob and his sister, Marion, have been raised beneath a solemn duty: to take up their parents' places in the Old Religion, as earthly manifestations of the Horned Lord and the Lady Huntress.

But when Gamelyn Boundys, devout son of a powerful nobleman, is injured in the forest, he, Rob, and Marion begin a friendship that challenges duty and ideology. Not only the divide between noble and peasant threatens, but that of Christian and Pagan. The old druid warns that Gamelyn is fated as Rob's sworn enemy: his rival in a sacrificial battle for the greenwode's Maiden.

In a risky bid for happiness, Rob dares the Horned Lord to reinterpret the ancient rites-to allow Rob to take Gamelyn as a lover instead of a rival. But in the eyes of Gamelyn's church, sodomy is unthinkable--and the magics of the Old Religion are an evil that must be vanquished.

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