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'''Varice Kingsford''' ''([[Pronunciation|pronounced]] vahr-EESS) ''was a [[mage]] working for [[Ozorne Tasikhe|Emperor Ozorne]] to arrange his festivities.
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'''Varice Kingsford''' ''([[Pronunciation|pronounced]] vahr-EESS) ''was a skilled [[mage]] who worked for [[Ozorne Tasikhe|Emperor Ozorne]] to arrange his festivities. She specialized in kitchen magic.
   
She was also a friend of [[Numair Salmalín]]'s and they had a romantic relationship before Numair left [[Carthak]], when he was still known as Arram Draper. She, too, studied at the [[Imperial University of Carthak|Carthaki University]]. It seemed as though her feelings toward Numair didn't change much over the years as she still flirted with him when he came to Carthak again accompanying the [[Tortall|Tortallan]] delegation to the peace negotiations. When Numair was supposedly executed by the Emperor, [[Veralidaine Sarrasri|Daine]] accused Varice of having betrayed Numair, but she denied it, although she admitted that she might have betrayed Numair if he had confided in her. Still Numair's seeming death caused her grief; she told Daine that she tried begging Ozorne to spare his life, as it sometimes worked, but he still refused.
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== Biography ==
   
In contrast to most other mages, Varice didn't want to become famous or do great things with her [[gift]]. She preferred doing pretty things with her magic and specialized in elaborate baking. She usually dressed well and used face paint as well as rich scents. She was a tall, slender blonde with a "richly curved" body.
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=== Early life in Carthak ===
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As a teenager, Varice attended the [[Imperial University of Carthak]], studying at the School for Mages. Varice was placed a few levels up, when it was noted she was more powerful than other students her age.
   
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She was already close friends with Prince Ozorne when [[Numair Salmalín]], then known as Arram Draper, started at the school. Upon meeting him, she quickly insisted they become friends. Ozorne, Arram, and Varice took many classes together, becoming quite close. Arram and Varice eventually began a romantic relationship.
She has appeared in ''[[Emperor Mage]] ''and in Pierce's trilogy about Numair called '''''[[Numair Chronicles|Exile]]. '''''She appeared in the first installment, ''[[Tempests and Slaughter]]'', which, among other things, showed how they came to love each other.
 
   
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=== The Tortallan Peace Delegation ===
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When Numair returned to Carthak as a part of the [[Tortall|Tortallan]] delegation to the peace negotiations, it seemed as though her feelings didn't change much over the years as she still flirted with him. When Numair was supposedly executed by the Emperor, [[Veralidaine Sarrasri|Daine]] accused Varice of betraying Numair, but she denied it, although she admitted that she might have betrayed Numair if he had confided in her. Still Numair's seeming death caused her grief; she told Daine that she tried begging Ozorne to spare his life, as it sometimes worked, but he still refused.
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== Physical Description ==
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She usually dressed well and used face paint as well as rich scents. She was a tall, slender blonde with a "richly curved" body.
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== Magical Abilities ==
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In contrast to most other mages, Varice didn't want to become famous or do great things with her [[gift]]. She preferred doing pretty things with her magic and specialized in elaborate baking.
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== Appearances ==
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*'''''[[The Immortals]]''''' quartet
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**[[Emperor Mage|''Emperor Mage'']]
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*The [[Numair Chronicles|'''''Numair Chronicles''''']]
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**[[Tempests and Slaughter|''Tempests and Slaughter'']]
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
 
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Lady Varice Kingsford
Biographical Information
Birth Name
Mage Name
Nickname
Honorific '
Epithet
Alias
Born
Died
Race
Species
Nationality Tusaine
Gift Unknown
Magic
Specialization Arrangements
Physical Description
Gender Female
Height
Hair Blonde
Eyes Blue
Other Willowy
Family Information
Family
Ancestors
Grandparents
Parents
Adoptive Parents
Siblings
Companion
Husband
Wife
Lover Numair Salmalín (former)
Children
Adoptive Children
Grandchildren
Descendants
Godsparents
Godschildren
Other Family
Animals
Patron God
Affiliation
Rank Nobility
Residence Imperial Palace of Carthak
Bazhir Tribe
K'miri Tribe
Education Carthaki University
Accreditation
Teacher(s)
Student(s)
Occupation Head of entertainment in the Carthaki Palace
District
Affiliation Emperor Ozorne
Kaddar Iliniat
Numair Salmalín
Bibliographical Information
Tortallan Universe character
First Mentioned '
Only Mentioned '
First Appeared Emperor Mage
Last Appeared '
Latest Appearance Tempests and Slaughter
Only Appearance '
Last Mentioned '

Varice Kingsford (pronounced vahr-EESS) was a skilled mage who worked for Emperor Ozorne to arrange his festivities. She specialized in kitchen magic.

Biography

Early life in Carthak

As a teenager, Varice attended the Imperial University of Carthak, studying at the School for Mages. Varice was placed a few levels up, when it was noted she was more powerful than other students her age.

She was already close friends with Prince Ozorne when Numair Salmalín, then known as Arram Draper, started at the school. Upon meeting him, she quickly insisted they become friends. Ozorne, Arram, and Varice took many classes together, becoming quite close. Arram and Varice eventually began a romantic relationship.

The Tortallan Peace Delegation

When Numair returned to Carthak as a part of the Tortallan delegation to the peace negotiations, it seemed as though her feelings didn't change much over the years as she still flirted with him. When Numair was supposedly executed by the Emperor, Daine accused Varice of betraying Numair, but she denied it, although she admitted that she might have betrayed Numair if he had confided in her. Still Numair's seeming death caused her grief; she told Daine that she tried begging Ozorne to spare his life, as it sometimes worked, but he still refused.

Physical Description

She usually dressed well and used face paint as well as rich scents. She was a tall, slender blonde with a "richly curved" body.

Magical Abilities

In contrast to most other mages, Varice didn't want to become famous or do great things with her gift. She preferred doing pretty things with her magic and specialized in elaborate baking.

Appearances

See also

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