River of Silver

Tales from the Daevabad Trilogy

256 pages

English language

Published Dec. 20, 2022 by HarperCollins Publishers.

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River of Silver is a companion book to the Daevabad trilogy with a number of short stories from alternative perspectives (or alternate versions of the novel) that didn't make sense to include in the main trilogy. I don't think it makes any sense to read if you haven't finished the trilogy, but it's a nice side piece to the series to flesh out the world without diluting the (already long) trilogy.

And while I wanted to set them in a fully realized world among a rich constellation of friends and family, lovers and enemies, all with their own histories, quirks, and agendas, I did decide early on that this particular story would focus on Nahri and Ali, and later Dara.

I have a great affection for my side characters, however, and a firm belief that writing things out is the most organic way to let stories grow and breathe.

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