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Nightfall Saga[1][2] (formerly under the working title, I Am Olive)[3][4] is a new sequel trilogy[1] to The Demon Cycle was announced by The Bookseller (a business magazine of the book industry) in April 2018 with the first book being tentatively titled The Desert Prince that takes place 15 years after the ending of The Core telling the tales of two young protagonists, Olive Paper and Darin Bales, and featuring Demon Cycle characters and settings.[5] HarperVoyager acquired UK and Commonwealth excluding Canada rights to the new trilogy, while Del Rey Books has acquired North American rights to publish the new trilogy.[5]

Peter V. Brett said he has "been laying the groundwork for this series for years and am so excited to finally bring it to life. It keeps all the things I love about the Demon Cycle, while taking things in a fresh direction that provides an exciting entry point for new and younger readers. Olive Paper will be a hero unlike any other."[5]

In a Q&A with Goodreads, Peter V. Brett said the first book, The Desert Prince, was expected to release in Spring 2021,[6], but got pushed to late Summer 2021.[7][8]

In mid February 2021, Mr. Brett leaked the tentative name of the second book as The Hidden Queen.[9]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Twitter - @PVBrett: The Nightfall Saga will have three books. Arick and Rojvah absolutely do have prominent roles! 11:37 AM - May 19, 2021
  2. PUBLISHERS WEEKLY - The Desert Prince
  3. Twitter - @PVBrett: That is the working title for the new trilogy, yes. 5:45 PM - 29 Jun 2018
  4. JABberwocky Literary Agency - New Peter V. Brett trilogy announced! 04/11/2018
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 The Bookseller - HarperVoyager buys Brett trilogy in high six-figure deal by Heloise Wood April 11, 2018
  6. goodreads - Ask the Author: Peter V. Brett: Peter V. Brett Aw, thank you so much! And yes! The Desert Prince will publish Spring 2021!
  7. Twitter - @PVBrett: Are blogs still a thing? I posted about the release date for THE DESERT PRINCE
    tl:dr — Aug. 3, 2021 US, Aug. 4, 2021 AU, Aug. 5, 2021 UK
    1:57 PM · Dec 17, 2020
  8. Petervbrett ico.gif Peephole in my Skull - Desert Prince Release Date by PeatB, December 17, 2020 4:53 pm
  9. Twitter - @PVBrett: Just wrote the 1st ~700 words of The Hidden Queen, sequel to The Desert Prince. Doesn't seem like much. 700 words is a pittance. But the 1st words are always the hardest. They don't even have to be good in the 1st draft. They just need to break the damn ice.

    The ice is broken.

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