Children of Blood and Bone

Children of Blood and Bone

Sênet Term Analysis

A game similar to chess involving small game pieces and a board. Inan’s majacite pawn is from sênet.

Sênet Quotes in Children of Blood and Bone

The Children of Blood and Bone quotes below are all either spoken by Sênet or refer to Sênet. For each quote, you can also see the other terms and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one:
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). Note: all page numbers and citation info for the quotes below refer to the Henry Holt and Co. edition of Children of Blood and Bone published in 2018.
Chapter Forty-Seven Quotes

This pawn was the only piece I managed to salvage. Shame ripples through me as I stare at the tarnished metal. The only gift he’s ever given me, and at its core is hate.

Related Characters: Inan (speaker), Zélie, King Saran
Related Symbols: Majacite Pawn
Page Number: 324
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Sênet Term Timeline in Children of Blood and Bone

The timeline below shows where the term Sênet appears in Children of Blood and Bone. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter Twenty-Six
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...but he fights it back. He must focus on his mission. He looks at the sênet pawn Saran gave him, a reminder to stay focused and kill Zélie. (full context)
Chapter Forty-Seven
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...remembers how he got the pawn. He and his father, King Saran, used to play sênet every week before the Raid, a special time when his father passed on his wisdom.... (full context)