The kosidán are common citizens in Orïsha who do not possess the ability to do magic.
Kosidán Term Timeline in Children of Blood and Bone
The timeline below shows where the term Kosidán appears in Children of Blood and Bone. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
To Zélie’s surprise, the scroll awakens Mama Agba’s magic. Zélie had assumed she was a kosidán because she lacks the divîner’s characteristic white hair; in fact, her power is the ability... (full context)
...ancestors as she does so. She feels the power of her ancestors, both maji and kosidán, flowing through her. She feels their energy pulsing through her. The sunstone shatters and light... (full context)