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Shades in Shadow: An Inheritance Triptych

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Jul 28, 2015

Page Count

60 Pages




Three brand new short stories by Hugo, Nebula & World Fantasy Award nominated author N.K. Jemisin, set in the world of the Inheritance trilogy.

From the shadows of the greater stories, away from the bright light of Sky and wending ’round the sagas of the Arameri, come three quieter tales. A newborn god with an old, old soul struggles to find a reason to live. A powerful demon searches for her father, and answers. And in a prequel to the Inheritance Trilogy, a newly-enslaved Nahadoth forges a dark alliance with a mortal, for survival. . . and revenge.

Return to the world of The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms in these three interconnected short tales.

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"[It] shines for its remarkable characters and graceful prose" -—Library Journal (Starred Review) on The Killing Moon
"Jemisin proves yet again that she is one of the important new writers in the sff scene." -—Kate Elliott, author of Cold Fire, on The Killing Moon
"[A] gripping series launch...as well as a rousing political and supernatural adventure."—Publishers Weekly (Starred Review) on The Killing Moon
This is a book that readers won't be able to put down...A magnificent novel and one of the best books this reviewer has read this year."—RT Book Reviews on The Inheritance trilogy
"N.K. Jemisin has written a fascinating epic fantasy where the stakes are not just the fate of kingdoms but of the world and the universe."—sfrevu.com on The Inheritance trilogy
"The very best kind of sequel: as lush and evocative and true as the first, with all the same sense of mystery, giving us the world and characters we already love, and yet with a new story and a wonderfully new perspective on the whole dazzling world and pantheon the author has built."—Naomi Novik on The Inheritance trilogy
"Jemisin's engaging debut grabs readers right from the start...a complex, edge-of-your-seat story with plenty of funny, scary, and bittersweet twists."—Publishers Weekly (Starred Review) on The Inheritance trilogy
"A compelling page-turner."—The Onion A.V. Club on The Inheritance trilogy
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