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Fae Places of Power

In Between

Mercy Thompson Series #9: Fire Touched

  • there is magic in places that are between: crossroads, thresholds, bridges34

Power Anchors

Mercy Thompson Series #3: Iron Kissed

  • the fae didn't value their anchors in this world because their magic works so much better Underhill. They didn't defend their places until it was too late142
  • they've made new anchors142


Mercy Thompson Series #3: Iron Kissed

  • is the fairy realm29
  • is fickle and lonely28
  • there are fae glamour that hide the entrances28
  • the last gate to Underhill disappeared in the middle of the sixteenth century, cutting them off from a great deal of their power142
  • the gates to the Secret Place have been lost to the fae for centuries283

Mercy Thompson Series #5: Silver Borne

  • Underhill was wherever it chose to be283
  • the gates to the Secret Place have been lost to the fae for centuries283


The Elphame

Mercy Thompson Series #5: Silver Borne

  • magic made300
  • the fairy queen was able to tap into Underhill to create her own land283
  • mortals who are taken to the Elphame cannot be killed or permanently harmed – it's part of the magic of building a place apart284
  • fairy prisoners can be rescued by stealth, by battle, or by bargaining284
  • the only way to get into Elphame is by following the queen in284
  • the only glamour that works in an Elphame is the queen; if you wait until the Elphame rips it from you, it will alert those inside that they have an intruder


Mercy Thompson Series #1: Moon Called

  • wave of violence prompted the creation of four large reservations for fae
  • there were fae in the government who saw the reservations as damage control and used fair means or foul to convince the rest of Congress
  • if a fae agreed to live on a reservation, he was given a small house and a monthly stipend; their children were given scholarships to good universities17
  • reservations only a first step in the Gray Lord's plans
  • whatever ills it created, the reservation system had lessened the growing problems between the human and fae, at least in the US

Mercy Thompson Series #3: Iron Kissed

  • within the reservation the fae do their own law enforcement09
  • guesting laws11
  • the treaties that set up the reservation system didn't allow any questions asked about the way the registration forms were filled out
  • the KKK burning a house with its fae occupants still in it and the riots in the streets of Houston and Baltimore that provided the impetus to confine the fae on reservations

Mercy Thompson Series #5: Silver Borne most of the fae who live there aren't the powerful among the fae – but there are a lot of them, more than appear on the government's rolls; there is power in that kind of concentrationSB-

Ronald Wilson Regan

AKA: Fairyland Location: near Walla Walla

Chat Archives

  • the RWRFR was put were is was by chance-the same way the other reservations happened-no one wanted the land it was on Chat 2008-02-09

Mercy Thompson Series #1: Moon Called

  • closer to the reservation; having so many lesser fae around has attracted more of the greater fae
  • the Fairy Mound in Walla Walla is the bar where tourists go to see the fae

Mercy Thompson Series #3: Iron Kissed

  • through a patch of thick growing poplar, two walls of cinnamon-colored concrete block rising on either side sixteen feet tall with concertina wire along the top11
  • been there since the eighties15

Glamour | a particularily unimaginative suburbiaIK-21; row after row of neat, well-kept ranch houses with attached one-car garages laid out in identical-sized yards with identical fences, chain link around the front yard, six-foot cedar around the backyard; only difference from one house to the next was in color of pain and foliage in the yardsIK-15

James Earl Carter Jr.

Location: Nevada

2. James Earl Carter Jr. Fae Reservation [Nevada] has a casino and a small theme park to attract touristsIK-07 been turned into another Las VegasIK-121


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fae_places_of_power.txt · Last modified: 2021/06/08 12:04 by linda