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Rise of Kyoshi

The cover for The Rise of Kyoshi focuses on the titular character herself.

The Rise of Kyoshi is the first novel in a two-part series written by F. C. Yee chronicling the life of Avatar Kyoshi, taking place 396 years prior to the events of Avatar: The Last Airbender. The book largely follows Kyoshi through her teenage and young adult years, mapping her journey from a girl of humble origins to the merciless pursuer of justice still feared and admired centuries after her death, as well as touching upon her bisexuality.[1][2] It was released on July 16, 2019,[3] with the sequel, The Shadow of Kyoshi, due to be released on July 21, 2020.[4]

Overview

Kyoshi, the Earth Kingdom–born and longest-living Avatar, established the brave and respected Kyoshi Warriors but also founded the secretive Dai Li, which ultimately led to the corruption, decline, and fall of her own nation. The story will follow Kyoshi's growth from a humble girl to a mighty Avatar.

Chapters

  1. The Test
  2. Nine Years Later
  3. The Boy From Makapu
  4. Honest Work
  5. Revelations
  6. Promises
  7. The Iceberg
  8. The Fracture
  9. Desperate Measures
  10. The Spirit
  11. The Inheritance
  12. The Decision
  13. Adaptation
  14. The Introduction
  15. Escape
  16. The Agreement
  17. Obligations
  18. The Town
  19. The Beast
  20. The Avatar's Masters
  21. Preparations
  22. Conclusions
  23. Questions and Meditations
  24. The Face of Tradition
  25. The Raid
  26. The Challenge
  27. Dues
  28. Memories
  29. The Ambush
  30. Farewells
  31. The Return
  32. Hauntings

References

  1. Yee, F. C. (author), DiMartino, Michael Dante (author). (July 16, 2019). The Rise of Kyoshi. Amulet Books.
  2. Christian Holub (July 16, 2019). How The Rise of Kyoshi YA novel finds new things to love about Avatar: The Last Airbender. EW.com. Retrieved on October 24, 2019.
  3. Avatar: The Rise of Kyoshi (Hardcover). Abrams Children's Books (August 29, 2018). Retrieved on August 29, 2018.
  4. AVATAR, THE LAST AIRBENDER: THE SHADOW OF KYOSHI (THE KYOSHI NOVELS BOOK 2). AbramsBooks.com. Retrieved on August 22, 2019.

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