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Detailed summaries and commentary on the Book of the New Sun series and perhaps other stuff by Gene Wolfe. A personal project of sorts.

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BooksEdit

The Book of the New Sun

  • The Shadow of the Torturer(1980)
  • The Claw of the Conciliator (1981)
  • The Sword of the Lictor (1982)
  • The Citadel of the Autarch (1983)
  • The Urth of the New Sun (1987)

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    New page: Armiger (female: armigette) is a social class in the Commonwealth, below exultant and above optimate. TitlesEdit Waldgrave Wildgrave Known...
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    New page: Valeria is an armigette of the Citadel. Valeria's past is shrouded in mystery. She apparently lives in the towers near the Atrium of Time, where she...
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    New page: The autarch is the supreme ruler of the Commonwealth during the Age of the Autarch. He sits on the Phoenix Throne in the House Absolute. There were...
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    New page: The autarch is the supreme ruler of the Commonwealth. He sits on the Phoenix Throne. There were several autarchs of the commonwealth during the Age...
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