First Book[ edit ] Aurora describes her childhood in Florencegrowing up as the daughter of a Tuscan mother and an English father.
Lavarcham warns the king that Deirdre will not be anxious to see him, and she repeats the old prophecy that Deirdre was born to bring destruction into the world. When Deirdre comes in, the king presents her with rings and jewels and remonstrates with her for staying out in the woods.
Deirdre defends her behavior and says that she has no desire to go to Emain to become queen. Conchubor pleads with her, talking of his loneliness, his love for her, and the rooms he prepared for her in his castle at Emain. Deirdre insists that in spite of the fact that she is pledged to Conchubor she would prefer to remain in the simple cottage with Lavarcham as long as possible.
Conchubor, growing impatient, insists that she be ready to go to Emain and become his queen within a few days. Deirdre goes to dress elegantly for one of the last nights of her freedom. In the meantime Naisi and his brothers arrive at the cottage to take refuge from the storm. Lavarcham is not eager to let them in, but they claim that a beautiful lady whom they met in the woods promised them refuge from the storm.
They enter, but Lavarcham, sensing trouble, tries unsuccessfully to get rid of them. They are still in the room when Deirdre returns.
Deirdre provides food for Ainnle and Ardan. When they leave the cottage she asks Lavarcham to leave also. Deeply in love by this time, they decide to marry and run away in spite of their knowledge of the troubles foretold. They ask Ainnle, who returns to the cottage, to marry them before they flee into the night.
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