“Someday I must read this scholar Everyone. He seems to have written so much - all of it wrong.”

- Wildmage Veralidaine Sarrasri, The Emperor Mage by Tamora Pierce.

Of all the ladies depicted, Daine is the only one who seemed to really dislike skirts, so I let her stay in breeches. Her outfit is referenced against Marliee Heye’s artwork for The Emperor Mage , although actually Daine is younger than that here - about 14, just settling into her new sense of herself as a mage, and her new life at court.

My Tortallverse Women main post is here.