The Gates of Tagmeth is the eighth book in P. C. Hodgell's Kencyr series.

It deals with Jame as she sets out to reestablish Tagmeth, her assignment as a lordan for her third year as a randon cadet.

Publishing HistoryEdit

  • April 20, 2016: The manuscript has been submitted to Baen.[1]
  • October 20, 2016: Publication has been scheduled for July 2017.[2]


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P. C. Hodgell, The Gates of Tagmeth,


  • Map
  • Chapter I: Gothregor (Spring 50—Spring 60)
  • Chapter II: Departure (Spring 60—Summer 15)
  • Chapter III: Northward Bound (Summer 15—25)
  • Chapter IV: Visitors (Summer 45—55)
  • Chapter V: Dreams and Deeper (Summer 55—64)
  • Chapter VI: Miming in the Hills (Summer 65—66)
  • Chapter VII: All Things Rampant (Summer 100—102)
  • Chapter VIII: Autumn's Eve (Summer 120)
  • Chapter IX: A Lather of Yackcarn (Autumn 1—36)
  • Chapter X: The Gates of Tagmeth (Autumn 37—Winter's Eve)
  • Chapter XI: In Stranger Fields (Winter 10—35)
  • Chapter XII: Tracks in the Snow (Winter 36—63)
  • Chapter XIII: Death and Life (Winter 63—66)
  • Chapter XIV: An Enemy at the Gates (Winter 66—74)
  • Chapter XV: Meanwhile (Winter 90)
  • Chapter XVI: The High Council (Winter 95—100)
  • Chapter XVII: Blood on the Floor (Winter 100)
  • Lexicon


  1., "Next Novel"
  2., "Publication Date for Gates"
the novels
God Stalk
Dark of the Moon
Seeker's Mask
To Ride a Rathorn
Bound in Blood
Honor's Paradox
The Sea of Time
The Gates of Tagmeth

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