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Your search for the tag 'Khriss' yielded 17 results

  • 1

    Interview: Mar 11th, 2014

    Question

    Is Hoid the most knowledgeable about what's going on in the cosmere?

    Brandon Sanderson

    No, Khriss is the most aware by a long shot. Nazh knows a lot as well. Hoid might know more than Nazh but he is pretty in the know as well so it's close.

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  • 2

    Interview: Mar 13th, 2014

    Macen

    A couple of days ago, you mentioned some person called Khriss. Has he actually appeared or been referenced in any of...

    Brandon Sanderson

    She! has appeared and.... Q: I guessed as much because one of the pictures says "Dear woman!" toward the end of the book. A: She has appeared in--if you ask around about Khriss, she has appeared in unpublished books. Q: Is Khriss the author of some of the Ars Arcanums? A: [Teasing]Oh I dunno. That's very interesting Q: Does Khriss owe Nazh a new coat? A: [Long pause]I'll stay closed mouthed on Khriss.

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  • 3

    Interview: Apr 24th, 2016

    Ted

    Does Khrissala know about the red haze and was she trying to clue Wax in on what was going on?

    Brandon Sanderson

    Khriss knows too much for me to share. (text written as personalization)

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  • 4

    Interview: Jan 21st, 2015

    the_archduke

    Is the Ars Arcanum written by a person we have met yet?

    Brandon Sanderson

    He said some people have met this person. I pushed and he said this person is from an unpublished work.

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  • 5

    Interview: Jan 24th, 2015

    Question

    Who is Nazh?

    Brandon Sanderson

    He is kind of like a cosmere special agent, who gathers things for the person who is writing the Ars Arcanum.

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  • 6

    Interview: Oct 6th, 2015

    PallonianFire

    Does Khriss have a way of changing her appearance?

    Brandon Sanderson

    Yes.

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  • 7

    Interview: Oct 6th, 2015

    PallonianFire

    Is Vathi Khriss?

    Brandon Sanderson

    No, someone else. But you'll see Khriss in a soon-to-be-published book.

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  • 8

    Interview: Feb 17th, 2016

    Question

    The worldjumpers in [Secret History] are they ones that have shown up in other books? And we just don’t know their--

    Brandon Sanderson

    Yes.

    Question

    --names.

    Brandon Sanderson

    Yeah, they’re only tangential in the other books. I think one of them has only shown up on screen once. The other one’s shown up a couple of times but mostly in certain annotations and things like that. In the books, like on the maps.

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  • 9

    Interview: Feb 22nd, 2016

    Question

    Have we seen the world mirrored by the Expanse of Broken Sky?

    Brandon Sanderson

    (long grunting and contemplation) I’m not answering that, RAFO

    Question

    What does First of the Sun look like on the Cognitive Realm? I think it’s a whole bunch of grubs, or worms.

    Brandon Sanderson

    RAFO, c’mon you know I’m not gonna reveal Cognitive Realm on the other ones.

    Question

    The Expanse of Vibrance… Nalthis?

    Brandon Sanderson

    (more grunting) You would be making a good guess, if you said that. That’s an informed guess.

    Argent

    That’s not an answer, keep pushing.

    Question

    Is the only reason that Yolen is not reachable, according to Khriss, because it doesn’t have any sentience on it thinking of it as a planet, so it doesn’t appear in the Cognitive?

    Brandon Sanderson

    Ahh, no. Good question, but no.

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  • 10

    Interview: Apr 8th, 2016

    Blightsong

    How well would Jasnah and Khriss get along?

    Brandon Sanderson

    Uhhhm, I would say that they would get along well, like scholars from different disciplines, meaning with respect for the other's discipline.

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  • 11

    Interview: Apr 23rd, 2016

    Question

    Will we ever see the entire map of how the different planets are spaced out in…

    Brandon Sanderson

    Oh, yeah, the Cosmere collection will have a star chart of the Cosmere.

    Question

    A Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Cosmere, if you will…

    Brandon Sanderson

    Now, you’ve got to remember that at the point that this comes out… the collection’s been interesting for a couple of reasons. For one reason, the collection’s coming out before Sixth of the Dusk happens in the Cosmere, right. And so Khriss gives an introduction to each world, so you’ll find her introduction to First of the Sun to be a very interesting introduction that doesn’t know things that you know because of that. In addition, the star chart is a star chart created by people who are not spacefaring. And so it is a star chart more along the lines of… it may not be one hundred percent the scale and things like that, like they’ve been able to figure out a lot of things by using the Cognitive Realm, so they’d be like “alright, here’s the relationship”, but it will be a while before you get what feels like a Star Trek star chart. Your star chart you’re gonna get in this is a fantasy star chart, which will give you the relative positions and things like that, but it’s not gonna be like you can measure exactly, which we do have! But I’m not gonna be giving you that. [audience laughs]

    Question

    Are you referring to Arcanum Unbounded, is that…

    Brandon Sanderson

    Arcanum Unbounded, yeah.

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  • 12

    Interview: Nov 22nd, 2016

    BYU Bookstore (Paraphrased)

    Question

    And lastly I asked him if Hoid had to describe Khriss, as in what he thought about her, what would be say.

    Brandon Sanderson

    And Brandon mentioned that it was good because Hoid had actually met Khriss, and then he wrote in my book verbatim, "Hoid thinks well of Khriss." Which I find particularly interesting, especially considering his opinion of the 17th Shard, as expressed in the First Letter.

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  • 13

    Interview: Dec 3rd, 2016

    Ted Herman

    How long has Khriss been cosmere-aware?

    Brandon Sanderson

    RAFO.

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  • 14

    Interview: Dec 6th, 2016

    Argent

    The essays in Arcanum, how trustworthy are they?

    Brandon Sanderson

    They’re pretty trustworthy, as much as you would trust a scholar nowadays who’s an expert in their field. Do know that they take place before Sixth of the Dusk occurs. These are contemporary with most of the books right now, not contemporary with all the stories in there [Arcanum Unbounded].

    Argent

    Were they all written at the same time?

    Brandon Sanderson

    Yeah, same time for a little thing she was doing about the worlds for people.

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  • 15

    Interview: Dec 6th, 2016

    Question

    How old is the picture that’s hanging in Silverlight?

    Brandon Sanderson

    The picture in Silverlight is…. Okay, so on Cosmere times, it’s very recent. Buuut, the Cosmere scale is very large. Khriss’s essays are older than it, but not by much. She had that...It is in existence when she wrote the essays, but the essays are much older than Sixth of the Dusk. Okay? Sixth of the Dusk had not happened yet when she was writing these essays. We’re gonna need some dating periods, but we’ll get eventually get that.

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  • 16

    Interview: Dec 6th, 2016

    Question

    I read that you had said if you had written Khriss’s essay on Nalthis, it would have been more or less that she was talking about the magic, and then mentioning that there were scholars on this planet that were like, spitting distance from, like…

    Brandon Sanderson

    Yeah, yeah.

    Question

    So, Vasher, and maybe some of the other ones have been off world--

    Brandon Sanderson

    Shashara has been, yeah.

    Question

    Okay, are they known to the people on Silverlight?

    Brandon Sanderson

    Yeah, yeah.

    Question

    Like, does Khriss know Vasher?

    Brandon Sanderson

    Um, know Vasher is a different question than know of Vasher. Yeah, but they are widely regarded as early cosmere scholars.

    Question

    Aw, Cool!

    Brandon Sanderson

    Yeah, they are pioneers of this sort of stuff.

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  • 17

    Interview: Dec 6th, 2016

    Question

    Are there requirements to join the Seventeenth Shard, and would they accept, for lack of a better term, a non-enhanced member?

    Brandon Sanderson

    Yes and yes. Well, um, Baon is not Invested.

    Question

    Well, what would they not like? We know they don’t like Hoid, and what he’s doing, but…

    Brandon Sanderson

    They do like what Khriss is doing, alright? This is an acceptable thing to them.

    Question

    What about when people start integrating themselves in [a] culture, is that gonna make problems?

    Brandon Sanderson

    They would prefer that people didn’t do that.

    Question

    So not Vasher?

    Brandon Sanderson

    Vasher is very far from being the Seventeenth Shard! VERRRY far. [laughter]

    Argent

    Is it fair to say that they are a community of scholars?

    Brandon Sanderson

    They are a community-- well they are not all scholars, so I wouldn’t say that. I would say they are interested parties who do not want any planets to get destroyed.

    Question

    So they’re the Apocalypse Guard?

    Brandon Sanderson

    They aren’t really able to prevent these sorts of things. They’re like...Oh what are they called in DC...But those guys are powerful though, so it’s not like that, but you can imagine it’s something like that, right? We’re watching, studying, we’re investigating and we’re trying to prevent... They’re like Starfleet right? They’ve got some Starfleet stuff right? We’re gonna go research and study these people, but we shouldn’t be involved. It’s less about Prime Directive, and more about what it’s something to do that it exacerbates the conflict between the Shards. The Shards split up for a reason, is what they think, and they should continue to be split up, and we should not dabble in bringing them back together.

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