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{{Novel
 
{{Novel
 
| name= Tempests and Slaughter
 
| name= Tempests and Slaughter
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| universe= [[Tortallan Universe]]
 
| universe= [[Tortallan Universe]]
| protagonist= [[Numair Salmalín]]
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| protagonist= [[Numair Salmalín|Arram Draper]]<br />[[Ozorne Tasikhe]]<br />[[Varice Kingsford]]
| antagonist= [[Ozorne Tasikhe]] {{comment|expected antagonist}}
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| setting= [[Carthak]]
 
| setting= [[Carthak]]
 
| author=[[Tamora Pierce]]
 
| author=[[Tamora Pierce]]
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| cover_artist=Jeff Huang
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| publisher=Random House Children's Books
| release_date= 2018 {{comment|exact date unknown}}
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| release_date= February 6th, 2018
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| uk_release_date=January 1st, 2018
| pages=
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| pages=464
| series=[[Exile]]
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| series=[[Numair Chronicles]]
 
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'''''Tempests and Slaughter'''''<ref>On her official facebook, Tammy stated the new title for the book in a post made on November 10th, 2016.</ref>, originally titled '''''The Gift of Power''''' for a time, will be the first part of the '''''[[Exile]]''''' trilogy by [[Tamora Pierce]]. The book is currently set for publication in the 2018,<ref>Updated on her official facebook account, TAMORA PIERCE, FANTASY AUTHOR, on September 30th, 2016</ref> originally pushed back from 2016, and more recently, spring 2017<ref name=":0">https://www.reddit.com/r/Fantasy/comments/3lw4b6/tamora_pierce_fantasy_writer/</ref>, but the exact date is still unknown. It will feature [[Numair Salmalín]] prior to the events of '''''[[The Immortals]]''''' quartet while he is still friends with [[Ozorne Tasikhe]] in [[Carthak]].
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'''''Tempests and Slaughter'''''<ref>On her official facebook, Tammy stated the new title for the book in a post made on November 10th, 2016.</ref>, originally titled '''''The Gift of Power''''' for a time, is the first installment of the '''''[[Numair Chronicles]]''''' trilogy written by [[Tamora Pierce]]. The book takes place around twenty years before ''[[Wild Magic]]'', the first book of '''''[[The Immortals]]''''' quartet. It shows a young [[Numair Salmalín]], born as Arram Draper, while learning magic at the [[Imperial University of Carthak]]. It also follows his interactions with his later sworn enemy, [[Ozorne Tasikhe]].
   
Quote from Tammy:
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==Official Summary==
{{Quote|"I thought folks would like to know I *finally* have a title, approved by Random House Marketing, for Arram#1: TEMPESTS AND SLAUGHTER. Now I gotta go write and live up to it!"|FACEBOOK: TAMORA PIERCE, FANTASY AUTHOR; Nov 10th, 2016}}
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"In which we learn of Numair's last years at the university of Carthak, the beginning of his conflict with the newly-made Emperor Ozorne (Numair's best friend), his quick departure from Carthak, and how he survives afterward."
   
''"At the moment GIFT is scheduled for spring 2017. That may change, since I've just gone from a duet to a trilogy, but it will still be 2017. I will be apologizing for this for a while, but Numair's younger life was so complicated!"''<ref name=":0">https://www.reddit.com/r/Fantasy/comments/3lw4b6/tamora_pierce_fantasy_writer/</ref>
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This book will begin with Numair's first years at the [[Imperial University of Carthak|Carthaki University]] when he was still friends with [[Ozorne Tasikhe|Emperor Ozorne]]. At that time Numair was still known under his original name of Arram Draper.
   
===Official Summary===
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==Publication details==
"In which we learn of Numair's last years at the university of Carthak, the beginning of his conflict with the newly-made Emperor Ozorne (Numair's best friend), his quick departure from Carthak, and how he survives afterward."
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The hardcover collector's edition and the ebook/Kindle editions were all released on 6 February 2018 by Random House Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Random House. The audiobook was released on the same day by Listening Library.<ref>Information about editions found on Goodreads.</ref>
   
This book will begin with Numair's first years at the [[Carthaki University]] when he was still friends with [[Ozorne Tasikhe|Emperor Ozorne]]. At that time he was still known under his original name of Arram Draper.
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==Characters==
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===Main characters===
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*[[Numair Salmalín|Arram Draper]]
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*[[Ozorne Tasikhe]]
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*[[Varice Kingsford]]
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===Mages===
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*[[Lindhall Reed]]
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*[[Ilom Chioké]], Ozorne's personal instructor for battle magic
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*[[Cosmas Sunyat]], headmaster and instructor and the School for Mages
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*[[Sebo Orimiri]], instructor at the School for Mages
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*[[Faziy aHadi]], charms instructor at the School for Mages
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*[[Girisunika]]
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*[[Tristan Staghorn|Tristan Denane]]
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*[[Gissa of Rachne]]
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===Imperial family===
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*[[Mesaraz Tasikhe]], Emperor of Carthak during the 430s
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*[[Mikrom Tasikhe]], 1st in line for the throne
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*[[Stiloit Tasikhe]], 2nd in line for the throne
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*[[Mahira Tasikhe]], mother of Ozorne
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*[[Apodan Tasikhe]] †, late father of Ozorne
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===Other===
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*[[Musenda Ogunsanwo]], gladiator
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*[[Graveyard Hag]]
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*[[Enzi]]
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*[[Valor]], gladiator
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*[[Okot|Sergeant Okot]], placed as Ozorne's guard at the university
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*[[Irafa]], housekeeper at School for Mages Lower Academy
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===Animals===
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*[[Ua]], Musenda's elephant
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*[[Preet]], [[sunbird]]
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==Further information from the author==
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{{Quote|"I thought folks would like to know I *finally* have a title, approved by Random House Marketing, for Arram#1: TEMPESTS AND SLAUGHTER. Now I gotta go write and live up to it!"|FACEBOOK: TAMORA PIERCE, FANTASY AUTHOR; Nov 10th, 2016}}
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''"At the moment GIFT is scheduled for spring 2017. That may change, since I've just gone from a duet to a trilogy, but it will still be 2017. I will be apologizing for this for a while, but Numair's younger life was so complicated!"''<ref name=":0">https://www.reddit.com/r/Fantasy/comments/3lw4b6/tamora_pierce_fantasy_writer/</ref>
   
 
==Notes and references==
 
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== See also ==
 
== See also ==
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Latest revision as of 17:23, January 6, 2019

Tempests and Slaughter
Tempests and Slaughter
A Novel of the Tortallan Universe
Content
Protagonist Arram Draper
Ozorne Tasikhe
Varice Kingsford
Antagonist
Setting Carthak
Attribution
Author Tamora Pierce
Cover Artist Jeff Huang
Publication information
Publisher Random House Children's Books
Release Date February 6th, 2018
UK Release Date January 1st, 2018
Pages 464
Chronology
Series Numair Chronicles
Preceded by '
Followed by '

Tempests and Slaughter[1], originally titled The Gift of Power for a time, is the first installment of the Numair Chronicles trilogy written by Tamora Pierce. The book takes place around twenty years before Wild Magic, the first book of The Immortals quartet. It shows a young Numair Salmalín, born as Arram Draper, while learning magic at the Imperial University of Carthak. It also follows his interactions with his later sworn enemy, Ozorne Tasikhe.

Official SummaryEdit

"In which we learn of Numair's last years at the university of Carthak, the beginning of his conflict with the newly-made Emperor Ozorne (Numair's best friend), his quick departure from Carthak, and how he survives afterward."

This book will begin with Numair's first years at the Carthaki University when he was still friends with Emperor Ozorne. At that time Numair was still known under his original name of Arram Draper.

Publication detailsEdit

The hardcover collector's edition and the ebook/Kindle editions were all released on 6 February 2018 by Random House Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Random House. The audiobook was released on the same day by Listening Library.[2]

CharactersEdit

Main charactersEdit

MagesEdit

Imperial familyEdit

OtherEdit

AnimalsEdit

Further information from the authorEdit

""I thought folks would like to know I *finally* have a title, approved by Random House Marketing, for Arram#1: TEMPESTS AND SLAUGHTER. Now I gotta go write and live up to it!""
—FACEBOOK: TAMORA PIERCE, FANTASY AUTHOR; Nov 10th, 2016

"At the moment GIFT is scheduled for spring 2017. That may change, since I've just gone from a duet to a trilogy, but it will still be 2017. I will be apologizing for this for a while, but Numair's younger life was so complicated!"[3]

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. On her official facebook, Tammy stated the new title for the book in a post made on November 10th, 2016.
  2. Information about editions found on Goodreads.
  3. https://www.reddit.com/r/Fantasy/comments/3lw4b6/tamora_pierce_fantasy_writer/

See also Edit

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