Words Like Coins

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Cover for the ebook version of Words Like Coins by Tom Kidd.

Words Like Coins is a short story set in the world of the Realm of the Elderlings. It tells about Mirrifen, a former hedge-witch's apprentice and Jami, her sister-in-law and what happens when a drought brings pecksies into their lives. It takes place in Tilth around the time of Assassin's Apprentice / Royal Assassin. [1].


  • The story first appeared in an anthology titled A Fantasy Medley in March 2009 by Subterranean Press.
  • An ebook edition was published by Subterranean Press the 11th of May 2012 with illustrations by Tom Kidd. Nook BN ID: 2940014414982 and Kindle ASIN: B0082CBV5G .



Excerpt from "Words Like Coins"


  1. http://robinhobb.com/2011/08/updates-on-appearances/comment-page-1/#comment-2870 RobinHobb.com
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The Realm of the Elderlings

The Farseer trilogy : Assassin's Apprentice | Royal Assassin | Assassin's Quest

The Liveship Traders: Ship of Magic | The Mad Ship | Ship of Destiny

The Tawny Man: Fool's Errand | The Golden Fool | Fool's Fate

Rain Wild Chronicles: Dragon Keeper | Dragon Haven | City of Dragons | Blood of Dragons

Fitz and the Fool: Fool's AssassinFool's QuestAssassin's Fate

Novels: The Willful Princess and the Piebald Prince

Short stories: Homecoming | The Inheritance | Cat's Meat | Words Like Coins | Blue Boots | Her Father's Sword