Starling and the Fool

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Olga Kuz

Fans of Robin Hobb's first trilogy (the Assassin books) may recognise The Fool and Starling Birdsong, an enigma and a bard. While travelling down the Skill Road, both characters get into many fights, which normally result in Starling being annoyed with the Fool, and the Fool himself silently contented. I remember, in the book, Fitz describes the Fool as wearing simple robes, so here is a plain black robe. Also, his pale skin and hair were slightly tinted with colour, because he was growing up, according to him. I don't know what Starling wore, so this is my interpretation of a Bard's outfit. By the way, I refer to the Fool by 'he', as in the first three books, Robin Hobb depicts him as a male.


Published More than a year ago

Category Fantasy



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