Gods, nations, and magic
While I'm waiting for the next chapter....
Tremont and Sairland share the same religion, so I guess that Sairland has temples to the same gods, with the same holy days. And its own Embodiments. So, on the holy days, are the gods present in two places (and two people) at the same time?
There was some mention, I forget which chapter, of Tremont and Sairland trading pieces of territory, and the magic of those pieces of land going along with. Does all land have associated magic? Does the land automatically "know" when its ownership officially changes? Does military conquest as well as peaceable acquisition lead to more magical power that comes with the land?
Are women also without magic in Sairland? What is the usual explanation for why the Traveler Queen has magic -- or isn't it acknowledged?
What is magic like in Nija? (I don't really expect that one to get a good answer.)