Questions tagged [jacqueline-carey]

A primarily fantasy author best known for her first novel Kushiel's Dart, and the Kushiel's Legacy series. Also wrote The Sundering (dark fantasy), Santa Olivia (mild sci-fi/dystopian), and Agent of Hel (modern fantasy).

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Does the description of “making one's marque” in Kushiel's Dart make sense?

As I understand the system, the servant of Namaah's contract is sold for a certain amount: his or her marque. When she contracts out to clients, the contract fee goes to the house (or whoever owns her ...
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In Kushiel's Avatar, How Exactly did Phedre Learn the Name of God?

From what I can remember, the monk she learned it from was mute. How then, did she know how to pronounce the name?