To free himself of the bond and move on with his life, they set out on a journey to find answers in Nessa's home, the mysterious and magical world of the sidhe
For centuries, the sidhe
have existed, being able to flicker between worlds at twilight.
There are pages dedicated to the terrifying creatures whose stories are part of ancient cultures: from the fairy folk of Celtic legend - the Green Lady of Scottish mythology and the beautiful Leanan Sidhe
whose stories are part of Irish folklore - to Kali, the Hindu goddess of destruction and the gruesome Jiangshi, who is integral to Chinese legend.
From here comes the concept of the sidhe
, and the idea of the Tuatha De Danaan as the "People of the Sidhe
21) The many tales dealing with the Sidhe
(spirits) or similar forces are examples of this 'antedating' of Christianity.
Purists will not be disappointed by classic depictions of the Daoine Sidhe
and other legends, but neither is this book limited to those with prior knowledge of the Faire Folk.
The series' accumulation of beautiful Sidhe
men and enthusiastic sex scenes, a tendency inherited from the later Anita Blake books, could have it labeled vanilla elf porn, but as in the Blake books, sex is steadily becoming a means for releasing "power"; here it is not only Meredith's, but that of older repressed gods.
Ben Tyson was an ordinary librarian when he met a Daoine Sidhe
May is also the month of the Sidhe
(fairies) and green and pink are fairy colours especially lucky to wear this month.
The Shoreth emperor has been murdered, his trusted General Zarrus has his own evil agenda and the many years of uneasy truce with the Shoreth's historical enemies, the Fine and the Sidhe
, is in jeopardy.