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In this novel, 80-year-old Merlyn is looking back over his life. He writes about the time when Arthur came into his life, and the child became his destiny. Merlyn is a strong man with a pleasing personality. He is a leader of his people, but doesn't abuse his power. He knows a lot about horses and uses them in battle. Although he is the leader of his people, Merlyn does not set himself above others. Rather, he surrounds himself with trusted friends and relatives for whom he cares deeply and to whom he listens. Some call him a sorcerer. He scoffs at this, but he does know that he has prophetic dreams. Because of his belief in the dreams, he realizes that Arthur is his destiny. He is willing to give up the rest of his life in order to rear the child to be High King. An...

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