Sword of Chaos

Sword of Chaos and Other Stories is an anthology of sword and planet short stories edited by Marion Zimmer Bradley. The stories are set in Bradley's fictional world of Darkover. The book was first published by DAW Books in April, 1982.

Sword of Chaos
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Cover of the first edition
Authoredited by Marion Zimmer Bradley
Cover artistHannah M. G. Shapero
CountryUnited States
GenreSword and planet
PublisherDAW Books
Publication date
Media typePrint (Paperback)
Pages240 pp


  • Introduction, by Marion Zimmer Bradley
  • After Landfall
  • The Cycles of Legend
    • "Dark Lady," by Jane Brae-Bedell
    • "A Legend of the Hellers," by Terry Tafoya
  • In the Hundred Kingdoms
  • Between the Ages
    • "Di Catenas," by Adrienne Martine-Barnes
    • "Of Two Minds," by Susan Hansen
    • "Through Fire and Frost," by Dorothy J. Heydt
  • In the Days of the Comyn
    • "The Way of a Wolf," by Lynne Holdom
    • "Cold Hall," by Aly Parsons
    • "The Lesson of the Inn," by Marion Zimmer Bradley
    • "Confidence," by Phillip Wayne
  • The Empire and Beyond
    • "Camilla," by Patricia Mathews
    • "Where the Heart Is," by Millea Kenin
    • "Skeptic," by Lynn Mims
    • "A Recipe for Failure," by Millea Kenin