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The Mists of Avalon - Mistress of Magic, Chapter 2 Summary & Analysis

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Mistress of Magic, Chapter 2 Summary

Igraine discovers that she is to bear a son that will save the old religion and heal old wounds in the country. It upsets her when Viviane and the Merlin explain to her that this son will not be from Gorlois but from someone else. They tell her the father will be Uther Pendragon. Merlin uses what he knows to convince Igraine that this momentous change is necessary. Merlin makes Igraine feel guilty when he asks if Igraine would let the Goddess and her work fade from the world when Igraine could prevent it. Igraine gets upset because she feels like a pawn in a game that she is not allowed to play, yet the game cannot be played without her. If it were up to her, she would go back to the Holy Isle and live...

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