Crown Duel (1997) is a fantasy novel written by Sherwood Smith (originally published as two books Crown Duel and Court Duel). It was her first published work that takes place on the actual Sartorias-deles (rather than Wren's World), the world she has been "writing about since was eight years old."
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... Writing for SFSite.com, Rich Horton believed both parts of Crown Duel were "great reads" ... He continued that they are "nice formal contrasts the first almost all action and war, the second more magic and formal court life ...
... A Stranger to Command (2008), prequel to Crown Duel telling the story of Shevraeth's training Crown Duel (1997/1998), previously published in two parts as Crown Duel and Court ...
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