from Chapter 3
Crossroads: The War against the Goddess (1200 BC)
Gradlon, the King of Cornwall, returned from a war in his ship. He brought with him a most beautiful woman as his bride. On the long trip home she died giving birth to a daughter who would be named Dahut. There was a quality to both mother and daughter that was not quite human. Despite this, or possibly because of this quality, the king could not say no to his daughter. Born of the sea, she told him she must live by the sea and so Gradlon built the city of Keris on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean.
Because of his misgivings, he built the city walls with bronze...