Questions tagged [kushiel]

For questions about "Kushiel's Legacy," a fantasy series, with alternate history elements and sexual themes, written by Jacqueline Carey. Set into three trilogies, each following a different character and era, and a country whose primary sacred commandment is "Love As Thou Wilt."

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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?