The Fifth Season Setting

N. K. Jemisin
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Yumenes

Yumenes is a city in the Stillness that has survived twenty-seven centuries despite the shakes to which the land is prone. It is in Yumenes that the Fulcrum, the place where orogenes live and train, is located. Alabaster sets off a shake in this city, an action that he hopes will touch off the end of the world.

Tirimo

Tirimo is the village in which Essun has lived in hiding for ten years. Scouts realize there is an orogene living in the village. The orogene is the only life that survives the shake that was centered in Yumenes with no devastation. Essun leaves this village when her husband realizes their three-year-old son is an orogene and kills him.

Allia

Allia is the village to which Alabaster and Syen were sent on a mission. They were told they were to clear the harbor of coral, but the mission turned...

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