Brother Cadfael, a Crusader-turned-Benedictine-monk, is among those who tend to the bodies of an executed garrison. But when he finds one more body than should be there, he winds up in a mystery involving an heiress masquerading as a boy and two knights campaigning for the same maiden. Written by
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Your voice is familiar to me. I should know you, brother.
So you should, Sergeant Rhys. But small wonder if my name escapes you. Forty years have gone by since we fought together... at the taking of Jerusalem.
[turns aside, trying to remember, then:
No... no! Cadfael?
[Cadfael nods, grinning
[He throws his arms around Cadfael and the two men embrace