Arlyn the Deliverer
She grows up all too soon, a lone sister among many brothers,
Also contains the story of how the city states of Gadiza become the country of Zinland
This novel also introduces Parin’s Martinet, a female instrument of the God Parin’s harsh lessons. And Marok, the arrogant soldier eventually to become Deliverer in Arlyn’s place.
Arlyn learns some truths while sorting out who in Gadiza is in danger,
Three seemingly separate storylines
The child Harmen rescued from the auction block has grown into
In order to keep her, he must let her go. They strike a bargain and she is
Forced to work for Piran as the Deliverer, Arlyn may be an Adjutant
Harmen is the believer, the Apostle upholding Piran as his revered goddess.