Don’t miss the continued saga of the intrepid knight-errant John of Pardaillan caught in a web of treacherous and vindictive royal revenge! Why do the courtiers want to kill him? Why are Pardaillan father and son fighting against each other on different camps?
The long and bloodied religious war between Catholics and Huguenots (French Protestants) finally comes to an end as Queen Catherine of Medici through her handsomest and gallant son (whom she abandoned at birth to die) the Count of Marillac delivers to her cousin the Queen of Navarra Jeanne of Albret, his adoptive mother “. . . Here is what I propose: Long lasting and definitive peace the right of the reformed religion to sustain a priest and to build a temple here in Paris and with assured liberty to exercise their cult, ten strong bastions elected by the queen of Navarra with titles of refuge and guarantee, twenty court appointments for her coreligionists, the right to preach their theology, the right to access all employments, as if they were Catholics . . .” Or will she renege, a ruse to further her diabolical plans?
And finally, the mesmerizing encounter of Joan of Piennes with Francis of Montmorency, after sixteen-years of tumultuous separation comes to an end.