Fortune, Dion – The Sea Priestess
Paperback | Samuel Weiser Inc. | USA Edition | 1979
The Sea Priestess is the ocuult noven in whic Dion Fortune introduced her most powerful fictional character, Vivien Le Fay Morgan, a practising initiate of the Hermetic Path.
Skilled in the making of magical images, Vivien has the ability to transform herself into her namesake Morgan Le Fay, the sea priestess of Atlantis and foster-daughter of Merlin. Wilfred Maxwell falls in love with her and agrees to work with her as priest and priestess investigating the occult mysteries. Their experiment -a vivid dramatization of magical workings- takes place in an isolated seaside retreat and leads them inextricable to an ancient cult through which they learn the esoteric significance of the magnetic ebb and flow of the moontides.