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Morgaine

Morgaine is Igraine's daughter from her first marriage with Duke Gorlois. When Igraine marries Uther, Morgaine has to care for Arthur, her half-brother, whose father is Uther. As a result, she feels resentment toward her mother and Uther. She does not love her real father, but neither does she like Uther. She feels that Uther takes her mother away from her, which, in essence, he does. Although Morgaine loves her brother, she is somewhat jealous of the attention he receives as a small child. Viviane comes some years later and takes Morgaine to Avalon to be schooled as a priestess. Morgaine is supposed to be Viviane's successor as the Lady of Avalon.

When Morgaine surrenders her virginity to the Goddess, she is horrified to discover that she has slept with Arthur. She is even more horrified to discover that she is pregnant. Angered at Viviane, who has played...

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