Children of Blood and Bone

Children of Blood and Bone

by

Tomi Adeyemi

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Kosidán Term Analysis

The kosidán are common citizens in Orïsha who do not possess the ability to do magic.
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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.
Chapter Nine
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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)
Chapter Thirteen
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Zélie and Amari enter the tent of an elderly kosidán to trade the dress. They can get a decent amount of supplies and new clothes... (full context)
Chapter Sixty-Five
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...they step inside the bar. The bar is overflowing with divîners, and only a few kosidán, all of whom are there with romantic partners who are divîners. Tzain says many cities... (full context)
Chapter Eighty-Four
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...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)