The Keeper's Price

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The Keeper's Price
File:Keepers price.jpg
Cover of the first edition
Author edited by Marion Zimmer Bradley
Cover artist Don Maitz
Country United States
Language English
Series Darkover
Genre Fantasy Science fiction short stories
Publisher DAW Books
Publication date
Media type Print (Paperback)
Pages 207 pp
ISBN 0-87997-517-2
OCLC 6000070

The Keeper's Price and Other Stories is an anthology of fantasy and science fiction short stories edited by Marion Zimmer Bradley. The stories are set in Bradley's world of Darkover. The book was first published by DAW Books in February, 1980. Many of the stories first appeared in the magazine Starstone.


  1. The Settlement
    • "Vai Dom," by Diana L. Paxson
    • "The Forest," by C. McQuillin
    • The Ages of Chaos
    • "There Is Always an Alternative," by Patricia Mathews
    • "The Tale of the Durraman’s Donkey," by Eileen Ledbetter
    • "The Fires of Her Vengeance," by Susan M. Shwartz
    • "Circle of Light," by Kathleen Williams
    • "The Alton Gift," by Elisabeth Waters
    • "The Answer," by Jacqueline Lichtenberg & Jean Lorrah
    • Under the Comyn
    • "The Rescue," by Linda MacKendrick
    • "The Keeper’s Price," by Marion Zimmer Bradley & Elisabeth Waters
    • "The Hawk-Master’s Son," by Marion Zimmer Bradley
    • "A Simple Dream," by Penny Ziegler, M.D.
    • "Paloma Blanca," by Patricia Mathews
    • "Blood Will Tell," by Marion Zimmer Bradley
    • After the Fall of the Comyn
    • "Ambassador to Corresanti," by Linda Frankel
    • "A View from the Reconstruction," by Paula Crunk