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During the lawless Ages of Chaos, when the ruling families of Darkover ruthlessly inbred their laran-gifted offspring to gain powerful talents, a baby was born to the lord of Aldaran. This child, born on a dark and thunder-filled night, was possessed of a terrifying and uncontrolled talent: Dorilys, heiress to her father's domain, could unwittingly call forth lightning, even while still a fretful child. 

Fearful for his daughter's life and the safety of his domain, Lord Aldaran sent to a tower for help. But even the powers of a trained monitor and a Hastur lord might not be enough to save this painfully afflicted and deadly young woman.

©1978 Marion Zimmer Bradley (P)2018 Recorded Books

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Lots of narration errors

I've been reading along as l listened and barely a page goes by that the narrator doesn't say the wrong word, sometimes saying something that is the exact opposite of what was written. For example, in Chapter 7, the 4th paragraph in the book begins, "She is afraid, he thought, and no wonder." But in this audiobook, the narrator says, "She is grateful, he thought, and no wonder." That's a huge difference in meaning and intent. Was no one paying attention to what was being said? Sloppy work. In addition, the pacing of the narration is very choppy. The narrator breaks up sentences in even chunks regardless of the natural flow of the sentence. I found it annoying.