The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms by NK Jemisin

The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms by N.K. Jemisin

Yeine Darr is an outcast from the barbarian north. But when her mother dies under mysterious circumstances, she is summoned to the majestic city of Sky. There, to her shock, Yeine is named an heiress to the king. But the throne of the Hundred Thousand Kingdoms is not easily won, and Yeine is thrust into a vicious power struggle.

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Trigger & Content Warnings:

  • Slavery & sex slavery
  • Misogyny
  • Slut shaming
  • Rape
  • Suicide
  • Body horror
  • Cannibalism mentioned
  • Grief & loss depiction
  • Death of a child
  • Death of a father in a hunting accident recounted
  • Murder of a mother by poisoning recounted
  • Torture
  • Immolation