Zilcemi's Healer Front Cover

Zilcemi's Healer, Fire's Mistress
Young Adult, Fantasy

Alone in the world, searching for her place,

With gift of flame, the truth she’ll chase.

Forging the link that will save a race,

If events resolve with all due haste.

 

Left behind by her family, a young kinz, notable for her feline features, must navigate the world alone. The challenges faced are many, but her friends are always there to aid her over each hurdle. However, when her past unexpectedly reveals itself, the answers she had long searched for are far outweighed by the many new puzzles that must now be solved.

 

She had always believed herself to be unimportant, yet everyone is looking to her. Can she help her family? Can she resolve the conflict between races? Can she mend her own broken self? Somehow, she has to find a way because according to her clan, she is Zilcemi’s Healer.

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Pronunciations

I know my fictional names can be a bit challenging, so below is a list of pronunciations.

The stressed syllables are in all caps and bolded.

Characters are in BLUE, places are in GREEN, creatures are in RED, and others are in YELLOW.

  • Ahn: AHH-n

  • Alyne: uh-LINE

  • Aman: A-man

  • Ashneer: ASH-near

  • Bateema Zhahn: buh-TEAM-uh ZON

  • Beijin: BAY-jin

  • Bellimon: BELL-ih-mahn

  • Bemton: BIM (rhymes with limb)-tun

  • Brekyn: BREH-kin

  • Burk Whyat: BERK WHY-ett

  • Carine: cuh-REEN

  • Cerinos: SEAR-in-ohss

  • Cile: SIGH-ell

  • Cin-nack: SIN-ack

  • Cual: COO-all

  • Diahyas: die-uh-HIGH-us

  • Dora: DOOR-uh

  • Dualitz: doo-AHH-lit-ss

  • Durranifa: der-an-IFF-uh

  • Em Pe'la: IMM PAY-luh

  • Eorian: ee-OR-ee-an

  • Eynmire: INN-my-er

  • Faencina: fay-IN-sea-nuh

  • Feilora: fay-LORE-uh

  • Fezam: fay-ZOM (rhymes with bomb)

  • Fi: FEE

  • Fia: FEE-uh

  • Fiadora: fee-uh-DOOR-uh

  • Fiftday: FIFF-day

  • Firsday: FURS-day

  • Flarin: FLARE-inn

  • Forsday: FOURS-day

  • Frayn: FRAY-n (rhymes with train)

  • Frelati: frey-LAH-tee

  • Gemnal: GYM-null

  • Genevia: gin-AY (rhymes with yay)-vee-uh

  • Giana: gee-AHH-nuh

  • Grainjer: GRAIN-jur (beginning of jury)

  • Greagor: GRAY-gore

  • Harmoni: HAR-moan-ee

  • Haunis: HA (like laughter)-nihs

  • Hendryke: HEN-dry-kuh

  • Humsoma: HUMM-sew-muh

  • Imaemaroza: EE-may-ee-muh-rose-uh

  • Jenisia: gin-EASE-shuh

  • Jurni: JOUR-ney (journey)

  • Kiem: key-AIM

  • Kinz: KINS

  • Klinnen: KLINN-nun

  • Linzin: LINN-zen

  • Lionin: LEE-oh-ninn

  • Livi: LIH-vee

  • Lyoniss Herstrall: LEE-oh-nihss HER-strull (rhymes with skull)

  • Marcus O'Inhai: MAR-cuss OH-inn-high

  • Merri: MARE-ee

  • Meyra: MAY-ruh

  • Minic: min-ICK

  • Minisett: MEN-ih-set

  • Mirla: MER-luh

  • Musellica: muse-ELL-ick-uh

  • Neum Mutz: NEE-um MUTTS

  • Nus: NEWS

  • Praros: PRAH-row-ss

  • Pynnilia: pie-NIL-ee-uh

  • Qaas: QUAAH-ss

  • Raef: RAY-eff

  • Randor: RAN-door

  • Rifsunem: RIFF-soo-nim

  • Roriks: ROAR-icks

  • Ryke: RIKE (rhymes with bike)

  • Sannivis: SAN-ih-viss

  • Soé: SEW-ay (rhymes with hay)

  • Soé Ti: SEW-ay (rhymes with hay) TEA

  • Suni: SOO-nee

  • Tali: TALL-ee

  • Tinwell: TEN-well

  • Tiweln: Tie-WELL-nuh (clip the last bit)

  • Uratia: yur-AY (rhymes with yay)-shuh

  • Veris: VAIR (rhymes with hair)-iss

  • Yuens: YOO-inns

  • Yvelliana: ee-vell-ee-AHH-nuh

  • Zania: ZEY-nee-uh

  • Zilcemi: zill-SEE-mee

 
 
 

Map of Zilcemi

Zilcemi's Map
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Star: Natural Portal