Questions tagged [mercedes-lackey]

Mercedes Lackey is a Chicago-born, American fantasy writer best known for her Valdemar Saga. She's been publishing works since the late 1980s.

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1980s short stories about a female warrior / wizard pair

This is driving me nuts. Back in (I believe) the 80s, in SF&F magazine, there were several short fantasy stories about a pair of women, one a warrior, the other a wizard, and they traveled their ...
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Has anyone from DAW or Mercedes Lackey discussed the incorrect summary on her book The Hills Have Spies (2018)?

I just started reading Mercedes Lackey's new Valdemar novel The Hills Have Spies. I read the first chapter or two, then was using the dust jacket as a bookmark and happened to read the summary there. ...
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Why is “Chernobog” such a popular idea with fantasy creators?

I recently read a short story by Stirling (in Turtledoves alternate universe collection) set in The Peshawar Lancers universe. In the very beginning, he mentions Chernobog cult. This kind of threw ...
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“Elves on the Road” reading order

What order should I read the various books set in Mercedes Lackey's Elves on the Road universe? Specifically, should I read them in publication order, or first one series, then another series, etc. ...
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In the Valdemar series by Mercedes Lackey, what happens to a Companion when the Herald dies of ''natural causes''?

I recently read a short story in ''Changing the World and other tales of Valdemar'', the first one (actually written by Lackey, I would write the title, but I can't find my copy at the moment). In ...
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Why is there a new Diana Tregarde story?

The Diana Tregarde stories (Burning Water, Children of the Night and Jinx High) by Mercedes Lackey were favourites of mine when I first started reading through her back catalogue. Lackey deliberately ...