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The Unspoken Name (Hardcover)

| Tor Books | 2/11/2020

ISBN-10 : 1250238900   ISBN-13 : 9781250238900   List Price : $25.99

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A. K. Larkwood's The Unspoken Name is a stunning debut fantasy about a young priestess sentenced to die, who at the last minute escapes her fate; only to become an assassin for the wizard who saved her.

What if you knew how and when you will die?

Csorwe does?she will climb the mountain, enter the Shrine of the Unspoken, and gain the most honored title: sacrifice.

But on the day of her foretold death, a powerful mage offers her a new fate. Leave with him, and live. Turn away from her destiny and her god to become a thief, a spy, an assassin?the wizard's loyal sword. Topple an empire, and help him reclaim his seat of power.

But Csorwe will soon learn?gods remember, and if you live long enough, all debts come due.

?In the vein of Le Guin's magnificent Tombs of Atuan?if Arha the Eaten One got to grow up to be a swordswoman mercenary in thrall to her dubious wizard mentor. I love this book so much."?Arkady Martine, author of A Memory Called Empire

"I cannot recommend it enough." -- Tamsyn Muir, author of Gideon the Ninth



Destined to become a sacrifice on behalf of her superstitious people, Csorwe accepts a powerful mage?s alternate offer to become his bodyguard and spy to help him reclaim his power in the land from where he was exiled.

"What if you knew how and when you will die? Csorwe does. She will climb the mountain, enter the Shrine of the Unspoken, and gain the most honored title: sacrifice. On the day of her foretold death, however, a powerful mage offers her a new fate. Csorwe leaves her home, her destiny, and her god to become the wizard's loyal sword-hand -- stealing, spying, and killing to help him reclaim his seat of power in the homeland from which he was exiled. But Csorwe and the wizard will soon learn - gods remember, and if you live long enough, all debts come due"--

Product Details

  • ISBN-10: 1250238900
  • ISBN-13: 9781250238900
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Language: English
  • Pages: 448
  • Dimensions: 9.25 (w) x 6.10 (h) x 0.00 (d)
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