April 24, 2018

A to Z Challenge: The Letter U - Unseelie King

My A to Z Challenge contains names, places and things that are found in a series of books called The Fever Series by Karen Marie Moning. If you haven't read these books, which I recommend, please be aware there will be spoilers.

The Letter U for Unseelie

The Unseelie King is the most ancient of the Fae, no one knows where he came from or when he first appeared. There wasn't a time the king did not exist. Despite the court's matriarchal nature, the king predates the queen and is the most complex and compelling of all the Fae- lacking a single enormous power that makes him the Seelie Queen's lesser: she alone can use the Song of Making, which can call new matter into being. The king can create only a thing that already exists, sculpting galaxies and universes, even on occasion arranging matter so that life springs from it. Countless worlds call him God. His view of the universe is so enormous and complicated by a vision that sees and weighs every detail, every possibility, that his vast intellect is virtually inaccessible. To communicate with humans, he has to reduce himself to multiple human parts. When he walks in the mortal realm, he does so as one of these human "skins." He never wears the same skins twice after his involvement in a specific mortal episode is through
Fae | Karen Marie Moning, https://karenmoning.com/fae/ (accessed March 20, 2018).

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