Cadfael

One Corpse Too Many Brother Cadfael is the main fictional character in a series of historical murder mysteries written between 1977 and 1994 by the linguist-scholar Edith Pargeter under the name "Ellis Peters". The character of Cadfael himself is a Welsh Benedictine monk living at the Abbey of …






Richildis:
I know the pains you went to on Edwin's behalf were not without cost.

Brother Cadfael:
I did what had to be done, no more... and whatever the cost, it was but little against what I owed... and well worth the pains.

Richildis:
You are not in debt to me, Cadfael, real or imagined. You have delivered my son from the executioner's rope; if there's anything owed-...

Brother Cadfael:
To part in friendship is a reward greater than I could have hoped for.

Richildis:
Must it be a parting? Come with me!

Brother Cadfael:
[pause, then] I took my vows for life, Richildis.

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