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What is the age of Kvothe?

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We're talking about my favourite fictional character from my favourite fantasy series Kingkiller Chronicle . To know more about Kvothe visit here




In the books, the age of Kvothe was never mentioned. So it always intrigued me what would be his age. It always confused me, since Kote acts like someone well into his 40s or 50s. Chronicler says in the beginning that it has only been two years. I think that means since the events that happen in Day 3.

As he turned the bottles in his long, graceful hands the familiar motion eased a few tired lines from his face, making him seem younger, certainly not yet thirty. Not even near thirty. Young for an innkeeper. Young for a man with so many tired lines remaining on his face.

So, it's quite clear that Kvothe is nowhere near thirty. 
When Kvothe was with Felurian, It's only 3 days in the mortal world, but Kvothe still ages while he's in the fae. later on, with his friends back at the university, they extrapolate that it was likely not m…

Bees Quarter - Sita Warrior of Mithila

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Bees Quarter was a complex of houses built for poor people living in slums in Mithila. Sita wanted that the southern gate of Mithila is demolished and new, permanent houses are built for the poor on the same land. These houses were built by money given by Malayputras to Sita just after Sita was declared Vishnu by Vishwamitra.

Though the execution had been entrusted to Samichi, Sita had involved herself in the planning and design of the project after consulting the representatives of the slum dwellers. She had eventually worked out an innovative solution for not only their housing needs but also providing them with a sustainable livelihood.

The slum dwellers very superstitious so they wanted their new home to be built exactly at the place where the old home was. But the original slum had no street. There were just small haphazard pathways.

It was then that Sita came up with the idea of building Bees quarter.

It was a honeycomb-like structure with houses that shared walls on all sides