The secret to the Maze is that it is a street plan of all five levels of the old city (thus the circular shape) plus basements and sewers, but with walls instead of houses.
Penari himself has rarely left the Maze in fifty years.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 God Stalk, Book I: Tatters of Dusk, "Chapter 2: The House of Luck-Bringers" — " 'The Temple District is his manor, but he's not very active or much seen these days.' "
- ↑ God Stalk, Book I: Tatters of Dusk, "Chapter 4: The Heart of the Maze" — "She was standing just inside Penari's home, that huge, circular edifice known as the Maze. […] Many thieves before her had matched their wits against this intricate building, searching for its heart; only a handful had ever been seen again."
- ↑ God Stalk, Book II: Crown of Nights, "Chapter 7: The Feast of Fools" — " 'Sir!' she shouted down, 'I know the secret of the Maze! It's a street plan of the old city—all five levels of it plus the basements and sewers with walls instead of houses. That's it, isn't it? Isn't it?' "