Back in the late 1990s Andre’s good friend Caroline Fike would do some typing and editing for Andre. Andre once told Caroline that your edits are better than my own words.”Andre then handed Caroline a short story that she (Andre) had done, about a fallen knight, and said “see what you can do with this.” Thus under Andre’s tutelage, in 2001 was borne a manuscript by Andre and Caroline. Do to circumstances beyond either woman’s control the manuscript was never published. has been given the great honor of bringing this delightful piece of work out into the light of day for your reading pleasure. We also have the original short story done by Andre. And so, without further ado, I tell you now, if you click on the title’s below you will travel to the world of “Hart” the fallen knight. Enjoy, for I sure did! 



"Rusted Armor"
Copyright ~ Caroline Fike and the Estate of Andre Norton 2001
Online Rights -
Donated by – Caroline Fike


Formatted for online viewing by Jay Watts aka: “Lotsawatts” ~ May 2015

Duplication (in whole or parts) of this story for profit of any kind NOT permitted.



Rusted Armor – the short story


Rusted Armor ~ the novel

Chapter One

Chapter Two

Chapter Tree

Chapter Four

Chapter Five

Chapter Six

Chapter Seven

Chapter Eight

Chapter Nine

Chapter Ten

Chapter Eleven

Chapter Twelve

Chapter Thirteen

Chapter Fourteen

Chapter Fifteen

Chapter Sixteen

Chapter Seventeen

Chapter Eighteen

Chapter Nineteen

Chapter Twenty

Chapter Twenty-One

Chapter Twenty-Two

Chapter Twenty-Three

Chapter Twenty-Four

Chapter Twenty-Five

Chapter Twenty-Six

Chapter Twenty-Seven

Chapter Twenty-Eight

Chapter Twenty-Nine

Chapter Thirty

Chapter Thirty-One