Sarum: The Novel of England - Study Guide The Henge Summary & Analysis

Edward Rutherfurd
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The time is now 200 BC. Dluc is the high priest at Stonehenge. Sarum and the sacred grounds around the area will be destroyed if the gods are not pacified. The henge is eight hundred years old and is where the priests make ritual sacrifices to the gods. The ruling chief of the area is Krona, an eightieth generation descendant of Krona the Warrior, and Dluc is his half brother. Krona rules over a vast wealthy area within which three thousand people live.

Krona's two sons were killed at sea and he is frantic to produce an heir. Dluc tells him that they must build a great temple and then sacrifice Krona's first born. After that he will have a son. Nooma the stonemason is chosen to build the new Stonehenge based on Dluc's design. During the years of building, Nooma marries Katesh.

After two years...

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