Tenok (TEH-noh'k) - Swift Son

Younger brother of Tanuk.

Life Before the Series

Since he had an older brother and two nephews, Tenok had a fairly carefree youth, not having to worry about any responsibilities.

Family Tree

Chultunyatl Family Tree Orope

In the Novels


For the first time, Tenok takes himself out of comfort to travel with his brother to the Red Pyramid.

Physical Description

Described as being "lithe and [wearing] a tunic the shade of a dark lizard, buckled with a simple leather belt."[1] Like all the Petzuhallpa lords, he has an elongated skull (caused by head-binding in his infancy).


  1. Chapter: "Chultun, Your coming must be a sign from the gods" p.83