Taj and Aliya head west after escaping from Karima's "inisisa". On the way they will find Arzu, who miraculously also escaped, and together they'll travel to Arzu's mother homeland; a land where the "akis" are admired and called "tastahlik". There, Taj will learn that … [Read more...]
Tochi Onyebuchi – Beasts Made of Night.
Taj lives in Kos. A reign where those who are like him are mistreated, although they're the ones who keep the royal family pure by eating all their sins. They are called "aki" or sin-eaters. Each sin or "inisisa" is summoned by a mage taking the shape of some beast. … [Read more...]