| Preceded by|
| Followed by|
The Bristling Wood
Darkspell is the 2nd book in the Deverry Cycle.
Rhodry is sent into exile by his brother Rhys, the Gwerbret of Aberwyn, and becomes a mercenary soldier called a silver dagger. Jill goes with him; they become involved in a dark dweomerman’s plot to steal the Great Stone of the West, a magical gemstone which guides the conscience of Deverry’s king.