This diagram shows a detail from a family tree. Females are shown in red, males in blue. vertical lines between boxes indicate lineal descent. Horizontal links indicate pairings resulting in offspring. The numbers in a name box show that person’s blood-taint. Males who have gone through the Apotheosis are shown with a “0” taint—indicating that their blood has been transubstantiated into ichor. The coloured dots above a name box indicate a blood-rank. The number above a name box indicates the age of an offspring’s mother at the time of his/her birth. Numbers in curved brackets beneath a name box indicate the year of birth followed by the year of death. Numbers in square brackets indicate the year when a candidate achieves his apotheosis. All years are given relative to the reign of Kumatuya.
Stone Dance topics
Ancestor House / aquar / Backbone / banyans / battles / beadcord / beasts / Black Gate / blood / Blood Gate / blood-ranks / blood-taints / Canyon of the Three Gates / Chamber of the Three Lands / characters / Chosen / cities / City at the Gates / Cloaca / coombs / costume / cothon / Crag / crowns / deadman chairs / dragon towers / dragons / Earthsky / elections / Encampment of the Seraphim / Eyries / family trees / fauna / flora / Forbidden Garden / forbidden houses / Gatemarsh / Gates / God Emperor / Great / Great Balance / Green Gate / Grove / Halls of Thunder / He-who-goes-before / hearths / heliographs / Hold / homunculi / House of the Masks / huimur / Ichorians / Isle / Isle of Flies / kharon / Koppie / koppies / kraals / Labyrinth / Law-that-must-be-obeyed / leftway / legions / Leper Valleys / Library of the Wise / Makar / maps / masks / mother trees / Osrakum / Pass to Makar / Pillar of Heaven / Plain of Thrones / Plainsmen / politics / Qunoth / Quya language / Quyan numbers / Rainbow Stair / raised roads / Red Caves / Red Ichorians / Ringwall / ruhuimur / Sacred Wall / saddle-chairs / sartlar / Skymere / Stairs of the Approach / Stone Dance of the Chameleon / Sunhold / Three Gates / trees / Upper Reach / voting / watchtowers / Wheel / wheelmap / Wise / Yden / Ydenrim