Grave Mercy: His Fair Assassin, Book I Setting & Symbolism

R. L. LaFevers
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Deep Red Stain

This scar on Ismae's back that runs from her left shoulder to her right hip is a result of a poison used by an herbwitch in an attempt to abort her.

Three Silver Coins

Three silver coins is the amount of money that Guillo pays Ismae's father for her hand in marriage.

Guillo's Cottage

Ismae is uncomfortable because she is married to Guillo in his cottage instead of in a church.

Brittany

Brittany is the duchy in which the story takes place. It is located in the northwestern portion of modern day France.

Crystal Goblet

When she talks to the abbess at the convent the first time, the abbess offers Ismae poisoned wine in a crystal goblet. Ismae drops this goblet when the abbess tells her the purpose of the convent is to kill people.

The Marque

It is by this marque that Ismae knows...

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