The Hero and the Crown by Robin Mckinley [1987 PAPERBACK] Ace
The Hero and the Crown by Robin Mckinley [DAMAR #2]
VINTAGE PAPERBACK  ACE FANTASY
Book is in excellent condition. Mild shelf wear to cover. Inside, pages are clean and unread w. a hint of tanning.
Aerin could not remember a time when she had not known the story; she had grown up knowing it.
It was the story of her mother, the witchwoman who enspelled the king into marrying her, to get an heir that would rule Damar; and it was told that she turned her face to the wall and died of despair when she found she had borne a daughter instead of a son.
Aerin was that daughter.
But there was more of the story yet to be told; Aerin's destiny was greater than even she had dreamed--for she was to be the true hero who would wield the power of the Blue Sword...