The Wicked King – map!

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Holly Black’s The Wicked King, the follow-up to The Cruel Prince, is now well and truly out. Finally. I’ve been sitting on the plot of this book for a year and am delighted at seeing everyone else’s reactions to it now.

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I did not do the cover — that is by artist Sean Freeman and senior designer Karina Granda, and they have a post about it here: Evolution of a Cover.

I, however, did draw the internal ornaments, and… updated the map.

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The map begins from the same place as my map for The Cruel Prince, with certain shifts and adjustments for the direction this book takes.

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Below is one of my favourite changed details. Before:

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And after:

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I’m gradually expanding the published maps category over on my portfolio. Stay tuned!