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Gwyna is a young orphan girl who survives a devastating raid on her community by Arthur. Because she can swim, the bard Myrdden enlists her aid in a piece of charlatanry by having her deliver a sword to Arthur in a manner that leaves Arthur and the other onlookers believing she was the mythical Pagan goddess, Lady of the Lake. Myrdden then adopts her as his own and spends several years teaching her his craft. In order to take her along in a war band of men, Myrdden disguises the adolescent girl as the boy Gwyn. When Gwyna reaches puberty, Myrdden takes her away on a long and solitary trip—when they return, she is presented as Gwyna, the half-sister of Gwyn. Her appearance as a young woman is accepted by all and she spends the next few years as a lady-in-waiting to Arthur's wife Gwenhwyfar. During...