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The Mists of Avalon - Mistress of Magic, Chapter 1 Summary & Analysis

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Mistress of Magic, Chapter 1 Summary

The Mists of Avalon is an epic tale of love, loyalty, betrayal, kingship, and magic. It takes place over several decades and two generations of families. It tells the fabled tale of Camelot and the Knights of the Round Table. Taking a different view from the legend, it is told from the perspective of the women of Avalon. These powerful women use their magic and wiles to fulfill the will of the Goddess and place a king on the throne of Britain, as well as later take him down from it.

With a vision from the Sight, Igraine expects a visit from her sister, Viviane. While Igraine waits, she briefly details the history of her marriage and the birth of her daughter. Igraine appears to feel serenity about her marriage, which she at one time opposed. Her...

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