Hardcover pages are tight and clean. Book appears un-read. There is light shelfwear and rubbing to the boards. Remainder. Revised with a new introduction. 269 pages. HardCover Binding. Year: 2004. ISBN: 0441011683. First book of the Deryni Chronicles series. In the land of Gwynedd, the Haldanes have long ruled and have long kept a dangerous secret: there are those of their blood who possess the magical powers of the Deryni. To be Deryni in a land ruled by the all-powerful Church is to be branded an outcast.