The Sorcerer's Conspectus:

A comprehensive view of Andre Norton's Witch World

by Lotsawatts

The Stillborn Heritage

A Novella in the [Witch World Saga] by Elizabeth H. Boyer


See Also: [Martinez ~ Glossary] [Martinez ~ Races] [Schlobin ~ Survey] [Coulson's Index]

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Edition Used for Analysis:
[Four from the Witch World] (1991) Published by TOR, PB, 0-812-51006-2, 978-0-812-51006-5, LCCN 88-29170, $3.95, 275pg ~ cover by Victoria Poyser


A girl's coming of age proves a supernatural test of her strength...and of the power of love.

Timeline Points:

  1. p3. Memories still lingered of the days of wind and wolf after the Hounds of Alizon had ravaged the Dales - Lord Rufus's father brought land out of lawlessness - Mal is 4. Set in High Hallack.
  2. p9. Aislinn is 6, Mal is 10.
  3. p21. Mal is 17.
  4. p44. Invaders once again from Alizon.
  5. p68. Battle at Brettford.
  6. p69. War ends.
  7. p70. Mal is 18, Aislinn is 14.


Sorcerer's Notes:
There are still Kolder in Alizon in Falcon Magic and mention is made of a failed second attempt to invade the Dales in The Magestone. This 2nd attempt is also shown in The Circle of Sleep.

The Sorcerer’s recommend that you read next: Falcon Blood

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Formatted and Edited by Jay Watts ~ May, 2022

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