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  • 1

    Interview: Oct 15th, 2010

    17th Shard

    On later Stormlight Archive novels will there always be one character we get to see flashbacks for?

    Brandon Sanderson

    Yes, and it should rotate to different characters. I have not yet decided who gets book two yet. It's really between Dalinar and Shallan and I go back and forth on whose story I want to tell next.

    17TH SHARD

    So, does that mean there's going to be 10 different characters that would be seen?

    BRANDON SANDERSON

    It's very likely there will be 10 different characters. The only caveat on that is that part of me really wants to do a second Kaladin book. And so I haven't quite decided who gets flashback books. You can probably guess from reading this book some of them who do. But there are some that don't necessarily absolutely need them, so Kaladin may get a second flashback book.

    17TH SHARD

    So, fingers crossed, fingers crosses, will Szeth get one?

    BRANDON SANDERSON

    Szeth will get a book.

    17TH SHARD

    YES! (laughter) We're all cheering.

    BRANDON SANDERSON

    Yes, Szeth will get a book. Shallan and Dalinar will get books.

    17TH SHARD

    Adolin?

    BRANDON SANDERSON

    UmÖI'm not sure on him yet. He's one that could, maybe not. I mean he's got some interesting things going on but we'll see how the series progresses first. There are characters who will get flashback books that you haven't yet met or at least not spent much time with.

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  • 2

    Interview: Oct 15th, 2010

    17th Shard

    Ok, fair enough. Do you have a scene you enjoyed more than the rest, and on the flip side, was their something that you did not enjoy?

    Brandon Sanderson

    I will say that I really loved doing all the interludes because they gave me a sense, when I was writing this book, of jumping to something new, which is part of what kept me going in all of this. Are they my favorite scenes in the book? No, but they were probably my favorite to write because it's like I get to take a break and write something whacky and looney, so to speak.

    HmmÖis there anything that was harder? You know, revisions are always hard. In the next to last draft I changed Dalinar's arc very substantially, and that was a hard write. And, you know, Adolin was not originally a viewpoint character, so there was a lot of hard writing there. So, poor Adolin probably gets the badge for hardest to write. Not because he as a character was hard to write but because I was having to repurpose scenes and toss out scenes and rewrite them with Adolin as the viewpoint character and so on to add just a little more dimension to Dalinar's plot arc.

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  • 3

    Interview: Apr 14th, 2012

    Question

    Have you chosen a flashback character for book two of Stormlight Archive yet?

    Brandon Sanderson

    Yes. I have chosen to use Shallan as the flashback character for Stormlight Two. I feel that her narrative is the best one right here, and so I pretty much filled out the first five, 'cause Stormlight's in two five-book narratives, where we're going to anchor it with Kaladin is the first one and Dalinar is the last one, and then we'll use Shallan, Szeth is number three, and then probably Navani is number four. That's the one I haven't nailed down yet. It's either Navani or a character I can't tell you yet.

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  • 4

    Interview: Feb 22nd, 2013

    Question

    Dalinar and Lan, who wins in a swordfight? Both full Shardbearers.

    Brandon Sanderson

    Both full Shardbearers. Lan probably wins, I would guess. Lan is more pure swordsman than Dalinar. Dalinar spent a lot of time on things like battlefield tactics.

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  • 5

    Interview: Apr 15th, 2013

    Reddit AMA 2013 (Verbatim)

    DrDont007 ()

    I was wondering something about the Stormlight Archive. You have said before that an upcoming book will be The Highprince of War. Will this definitely be Dalinar's book, or could this be referring to a subsequent Highprince of War (like Dalinar's sons?). And a quick side question: how is book 2 coming along? Can we still hope for a late 2013 release?

    Brandon Sanderson

    Book two has been renamed Words of Radiance, as it's Shallan's book. Dalinar's book will be Book Five. (Though I haven't promised he will survive that long. I reserve the right to do flashbacks for someone in a book after they have died.)

    It WILL be Dalinar's book, however, not one of his sons.

    Late 2013 is still possible. I'm about 2/3 of the way done.

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  • 6

    Interview: Sep, 2012

    FireArcadia

    When Dalinar and Honour are having a "chat" at the end, Honour says "I don't know who you are, or how you found your way here." Does Dalinar visit the Spiritual realm in his dreams then?

    Brandon Sanderson

    RAFO. (Sorry.)

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  • 7

    Interview: Sep, 2012

    mycoltbug

    Could a shard blade holder potential drill a hole through the planet by using his blade like Dalinar?

    Brandon Sanderson

    Uh... I think that you'd hit the core and that would not be a good thing for you.

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  • 8

    Interview: Sep, 2012

    PricklyBear

    Dalinar ever getting an honorspren?

    Brandon Sanderson

    RAFO. (You knew I'd do that.)

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  • 9

    Interview: Sep, 2012

    Arcanist

    2. According to the Second law of Sanderson your characters have flaws, weaknesses. What is the reason, that in a lot of them (Vin, Elend, Kaladin, Dalinar, Spook, etc) the most significant weakness is the lack of self-confidence?

    Brandon Sanderson

    It's because of mode-shifting. The people you noted have been doing one thing for a long time, and are now forced into something else. The self confidence is a side effect of that. However, I wouldn't say it's the primary character attribute for any of them, however. I think you're blanketing self confidence as a larger issue, when it's the smaller part of something larger for each character. Vin: Trusting Others Elend: Idealism Dalinar: Conflict between the killer he was and the man he wishes to be. Spook: Self Worth

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  • 10

    Interview: Sep, 2012

    Arcanist

    6. As Dalinar gave his Shardblade to Highprince Sadeas, was his motivation only to free the Brigdemen as ďThank youĒ for the help? Or did he already plan to build a team from soldiers who are loyal only to him?

    Brandon Sanderson

    He certainly saw the side benefits. However, his primary motive was to make a statement. Not just as a thank you, but as a way of proclaiming to all of the Alethi "What we have been doing is wrong. This wealth is not worth the lives of men."

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  • 11

    Interview: Mar 16th, 2012

    Chaos

    Some other things that I had overheard and noted:

    BRANDON SANDERSON (paraphrased)

    Shardblades can be willed down. We see this with Dalinar slamming the Shardblade down into the stone at the end of the Way of Kings.

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  • 12

    Interview: Dec 6th, 2012

    Brandon Sanderson

    This was a method I thought I would use in order to help divide each book and help me envision each book as a stand-alone volume in the series. Because one of the challenges of writing a big series like this is you donít want them all to blend together. You want them each to feel distinct, to have their own climaxes and their own story because when they start to blend together it can be detrimental to the series in the long run. So in my original outline, I spent a lot of time figuring out what everyoneís story was going to be but I didnít actually have to do them in a certain order because they all are flashbacks I didnít have to have the flashbacks in certain parts. And so I wasnít sure whether I was going to do Dalinar or Shallan for the second book, I always knew I was going to do Kaladin for the first book. And I ended up deciding on Shallan, in part because I want to get into her story because of things that are happening in the plot but also because I wanted Dalinarís sequence to come later.

    Now, Iím not promising that characters all survive that long. Itís entirely possible, just so you know, that I would kill someone off and still show their flashback sequence. Because the flashbacks arenít them having a flashback, the flashbacks are- itís not them sitting there and remembering that, it is simply a non-linear way of telling their story. So just so you know, that doesnít necessarily mean that Dalinar survives til book five.

    Shallan Flashback

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  • 13

    Interview: Dec 9th, 2013

    Question

    Dalinar, in one of his visions, sees the stars wink out one by one. Are these the stars of other shardworlds and [Brandon sort of interrupted me here to answer so the rest just kind of came out as a mumble] does this imply that the final Desolation is going to affect more than just Roshar?

    Brandon Sanderson

    You earned yourself a RAFO card!

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  • 14

    Interview: Oct 5th, 2013

    Question

    Are Renarin and Adolin Dalinar's legitimate children?

    Brandon Sanderson

    Good question! Yes, they are both legitimate. Though Renarin didn't get as much of the hair, which is probably what people are asking about.

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  • 15

    Interview: Nov 16th, 2013

    Question

    Who is your favorite character you have written?

    Brandon Sanderson (paraphrased)

    It is like picking between your children, blah blah, Perrin, blah blah. Picking between my own, I would probably say Dalinar. I started writing a story about Dalinar when I was 15, and then I finally got to write his book years later, so yeah.

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  • 16

    Interview: Mar 29th, 2014

    Question

    How did Shallan rescue Kaladin when they fell in the chasm?

    Brandon Sanderson

    She did not, it was actually Syl. But he was in the process of breaking the bond, and so she was able to get some stormlight to him, but that is what really — Like you can imagine, this bond was really a strain for her to use at that point, so it was her, but doing what she did just about destroyed her, which is why you don't hear from her after that.

    Question

    Is healing a universal stormlight power then?

    Brandon Sanderson

    Yes, within reason. Some are better at it, but it is a universal power.

    Question

    With Dalinar, as a bondsmith, what does that mean his power-?

    Brandon Sanderson

    That is a good question! That is going to be an [RAFO card].

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  • 17

    Interview: Jan 10th, 2013

    Brandon Sanderson

    "Dalinar is the first character I ever wrote."

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  • 18

    Interview: Mar 21st, 2014

    Question

    We were talking that it's kind of a shame that Dalinar doesn't have his own "real" spren. I think it's an upgrade, is there a way I should think of this? Is it a cool thing or a bad thing?

    Brandon Sanderson

    It's a cool thing, it's also a very dangerous thing.

    Question

    Well [the Stormfather] controls the highstorms ... follow-up question: if he dies, does that affect the spren?

    Brandon Sanderson

    Dying, as long as the oaths are not broken, does not affect the spren in a very terrible way. There are effects.

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  • 19

    Interview: Mar 21st, 2014

    Sweetness

    What do the glyphs in the Kholin glyph pair mean?

    Brandon Sanderson

    Oh boy, it's in my notes, I should know that, but I'd need to look it up.

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  • 20

    Interview: Mar 21st, 2014

    Question

    How many people that we've met know the story of Dalinar's wife?

    Brandon Sanderson

    Know which story?

    Question

    The story about the pact, why he doesn't remember anything.

    Brandon Sanderson

    Oh. Not very many at all know that he doesn't remember. He's had to fake it.

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  • 21

    Interview: Sep 24th, 2013

    Question

    Will Hoid be making a reappearance in Words of Radiance?

    Brandon Sanderson

    Yes.

    Question

    I also heard he was part of your unpublished Dragonsteel.

    Brandon Sanderson

    He is.

    Question

    And is that a series you are going to be publishing?

    Brandon Sanderson

    I will eventually rewrite it, it is not up to my current standards. I consider the events that happen in it basically to be canon. With some exceptions, like for instance when I originally wrote Dragonsteel the Shattered Plains were there and Dalinar was there and I split off Way of Kings into its own book. I took half of what had been Dragonsteel and made it into the Stormlight Archive and I split half of it off onto a separate planet. If you were to read it, you can check it out from BYU, half of it will be a less well-written version of the Shattered Plains sequence of Way of Kings and the other half is Hoid's story. And Hoid's story stuff is still kind of canon but the rest...

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  • 22

    Interview: Jun 10th, 2014

    thanners (Tor.com)

    Dalinar can't hear his wife's name (or at least it seems to be magically censored to him, anyway), nor can he recall anything about her. But what happens if another woman with the same name is mentioned. Can he not hear her name? Or will he instead be unable to retain the fact that that name is the same as his wife's name?

    Brandon Sanderson

    It would be more the second.

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  • 23

    Interview: Mar 4th, 2014

    Pinpoint

    Does Dalinar have Surgebinding abilities?

    Brandon Sanderson

    RAFO

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  • 24

    Interview: Mar 6th, 2014

    Question

    Who are the 5 main characters from the first half of The Stormlight Archive?

    Brandon Sanderson

    Kaladin, Shallan, Szeth, Eshonai, Dalinar in that order.

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  • 25

    Interview: Aug 9th, 2014

    Jeremy

    Does Wit specifically treat people differently when he knows they're going to have a spren bond? (E.g. Renarin, Dalinar)

    Brandon Sanderson (Paraphrased)

    Yes, Wit treats people differently, but it is not because of present or nascent spren bonds. He has an opinion of what each person needs to hear. He isn't always correct in this opinion, but he tries to give people what he thinks they need. In Dalinar's case, he simply has too much respect for the man to be glib. In Renarin's case, he believes that the boy has had more than enough breaking down, and is much more in need of building up.

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  • 26

    Interview: Mar 4th, 2014

    QUESTION

    Are we going to find out in here, why Szeth and what the Truthless are all about?

    BRANDON SANDERSON

    That, you will have to wait for his flashback sequences in a future book. Each character gets a set of flashback sequences. I'm not going to promise that the characters live to the book where their flashback sequences are. You might have a character die and then get their flashbacks the next book to get more information on them. This will be Shallan's flashback, then the next book will be Szeth's flashback, then Eshonai, then Dalinar.

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  • 27

    Interview: Mar 22nd, 2014

    Question

    Are the people from Dalinar's visions, the ones he has the vision through, related to one another?

    Brandon Sanderson

    No. It's not a Wheel of Time thing where you are going through generations.

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  • 28

    Interview: Mar 22nd, 2014

    Question

    Did Gavilar see the same visions Dalinar did?

    Brandon Sanderson

    RAFO.

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  • 29

    Interview: Sep 4th, 2014

    Questioner

    Is Dalinar clean shaven or does he wear a beard?

    Brandon Sanderson

    It depends on the day, and the time. Dalinar is clean-shaven through most of the books you have seen.

    Question

    That's what I thought but he [man with the woman asking the question] thought not.

    Second person

    The audiobook reader just gives me an impression of a wizened person with a well-kept beard.

    Brandon Sanderson

    Let's see if I've got... if I've got enough internet...

    Second person

    I get the impression that Sadeas has a creepy mustache from the audiobook as well.

    Brandon Sanderson

    Beards are not in fashion in Alethkar right now.

    Question

    Which is why Kaladin shaves it off.

    Brandon Sanderson

    Let's see, The Way of Kings, I've got the artwork I used as-- [shows secret canon drawing] So there is the concept art we used for Dalinar.

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  • 30

    Interview: Sep 4th, 2014

    Question

    Who is your favorite character you've written, if you had to pick one?

    Brandon Sanderson

    That's a hard question, I can't pick a favorite character. Dalinar is what I normally say, just because I've been working on him the longest. Honestly, I don't know. It's whoever I'm working on at the time.

    Question

    Dalinar is a good character, I like Kaladin a lot too.

    Brandon Sanderson

    Kaladin has really worked out well. It's interesting because Kaladin-- the first time I wrote The Way of Kings, in 2002, did not work and I had to rip him out and try a completely different personality and things for him. So it's cool to see it finally working.

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  • 31

    Interview: Mar 13th, 2014

    Macen

    When Hoid was talking to Dalinar, he seemed to expect that Dalinar had heard of Adonalsium. Why would he think that?

    Brandon Sanderson

    He thought that Dalinar was part of some of the secret societies on Roshar. And he had thought his way into thinking Dalinar was part of them and that was how Dalinar was knowing certain things. Which he really wasn't he was getting them from the storms and things like this. But he thought that Gavilar had confided things in Dalinar. That Dalinar would know more about this. So he was kind of testing to see. And he was wrong.

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  • 32

    Interview: Mar 18th, 2014

    tganchero

    No specific question.

    Brandon Sanderson

    Not completely sure on this one: He said that at one point Shallan may have said all the oaths for her order (or may have been capable of saying all of the oaths by the end of the book) but has since regressed due to "memory loss/repression." Regarding Dalinar: He said that Dalinar has had a bond with the Stormfather "for a while." He also only said one oath at the top of the Urithiru tower, not two. Dalinar conveyed a single idea in that particular oath. Brandon also clarified that the oaths, with the exception of the first ideal, are not restricted to specific words. Rather, a specific idea must be conveyed for the oath to be accepted.

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  • 33

    Interview: Mar 20th, 2014

    Outis

    In book one, Dalinar catches a chasmfiend claw. In book two, he catches a Shardblade. Is he going to keep catching stuff in each book?

    Brandon Sanderson

    Dalinar is pretty good at catching stuff. Umm...RAFO?

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  • 34

    Interview: Jan 6th, 2015

    Question

    I read online, something about one of your original drafts, I think it was about Gavilar, and it was where he was blind?

    Brandon Sanderson

    Yeah that was actually Taravangian, in the oldest version. One of the very first things I wrote was that, though Taravangian had a different name then, and was very different. Szeth has stayed the same through all the revisions. Kaladin has changed wildly, and almost everybody has changed dramatically, except Szeth is the same person. Him and Dalinar are the same.

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  • 35

    Interview: Mar 20th, 2014

    Outis

    Dalinar, the Blackthorn, are we going to figure out why he's called that?

    Brandon Sanderson

    You will eventually see flashbacks from Dalinar in a later book, which will add some information to that.

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  • 36

    Interview: Mar 21st, 2014

    Question

    Before the Recreance, there were three Bondsmiths. Did they all bond supersprens, or is Dalinar an exception?

    Brandon Sanderson

    They did something similar.

    Question

    Can the Unmade be bonded?

    Brandon Sanderson

    Wow...plausible. Er, possible, I should say.

    Question

    If you came up with a Radiant-like ideal, for yourself as a writer, what would it be?

    Brandon Sanderson

    What a great question! (writes the answer in asker's book).

    Footnote

    Does this imply that the unmade are spren?

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  • 37

    Interview: Mar 21st, 2014

    Question

    If you had to pick one favorite character from the Stormlight Archive, right now, who would it be?

    Brandon Sanderson

    It's hard to say. Dalinar was my first character, so he'll always have a special place in my heart.

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  • 38

    Interview: Aug 4th, 2014

    Question

    On origins of Dalinar

    Brandon Sanderson

    From story he wrote as teenager - his brother is the king who gets assassinated and he has to decide whether to take over from his nephew or not. Hoid is the court magician

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  • 39

    Interview: Jan 17th, 2015

    KiManiak

    This may be RAFO bait, but letís see. Did the Knights Radiant in Dalinarís Feverstone Keep vision divest their discard their Shards to a specific person/being/entity? (Brandon interrupted here before I could finish, but Iíll include the rest anyway). If so, have we seen them onscreen as of the end of WoR?

    Brandon Sanderson

    Thatís a definite RAFO. (And thatís how I earned my first official RAFO card).

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  • 40

    Interview: Jan 17th, 2015

    Question

    So this may be RAFO bait, but in Dalinarís Feverstone Keep vision, when the Radiantís discard their Shards are they doing that to any entity in particular in specific?

    Brandon Sanderson

    Definitely a RAFO.

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  • 41

    Interview: Jan 17th, 2015

    Question

    The Shardblade that Dalinar had at the end of Words of Radiance, was that the Honorblade?

    Brandon Sanderson

    The Shardblade that Dalinar had at the end of Words of Radiance that he gave up?

    Question

    Yeah, that he gave up.

    Brandon Sanderson

    No it was not.

    Question

    It was not? So what happened to the Honorblade that the Herald had?

    Brandon Sanderson

    Nobody kno- Well, somebody knows, but it is not known to the main characters.

    Question

    Can I ask if uh, Hoid-

    Brandon Sanderson

    If Hoid knows?

    Question

    Yeah.

    Brandon Sanderson

    Hoid did not take it, but Iím not answering whether he knows.

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  • 42

    Interview: Apr 24th, 2016

    Question

    Will Dalinar have Shardplate in Stormlight Archive book #3? (asking for cosplay)

    Brandon Sanderson

    RAFO.

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  • 43

    Interview: Apr 24th, 2016

    Question

    When will we find out what the Nightwatcher looks like?

    Brandon Sanderson

    Dalinar in the past visited the Nightwather. The next book , Oathbringer, will be visiting important parts of his [past]. You can postulate that one of those important events might be his visit to the Nightwatcher. I would really like to see a NW costume.

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  • 44

    Interview: Apr 24th, 2016

    Question

    Is Dalinar forgetting his wife the curse orÖ?

    Brandon Sanderson

    Thatís a RAFO. You know that was coming.

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  • 45

    Interview: Feb 20th, 2015

    Question

    I am very convinced that Adolin, with the events that happen with the last book. Youíre sending him down a like a dark path. Is he possibly going to be a-- Antagonist(?) protagonist(?)-- A bad, eventually? Or is he--

    Brandon Sanderson

    Iím going to say this, the things that Adolin did do not contradict some of the moralities on Roshar, in fact they follow them directly. Some of the moralities on our planet would say what he did is the right thing to do. I think treating it as a ďdark pathĒ is too reductionist to say. There are people who would seriously argue, and they would have a good argument, that what Dalinar was doing by leaving Sadeas around was a good idea. And then there are other people who would say ďYou know what Sadeas did was a challenge and it was rightly then responded toĒ and then there are people who would say it was absolutely immoral. So, it depends on your philosophy. What would Honor say? Well, Honorís dead, so-- *lots of laughter* You know Honor would not have been behind that action, but Honorís dead.

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  • 46

    Interview: Feb 20th, 2015

    Question

    How was Dalinar able to bond Talnís shardblade-- honorblade?

    Brandon Sanderson

    Itís not Talnís honorblade.

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  • 47

    Interview: Oct 12th, 2015

    Question

    If the spren that bond people scream when they touch a Shardblade, but then at the end of Words of Radiance Kaladin holds Szeth's honorblade and they do not have a problem with that, why does the Stormfather force Dalinar to get rid of his Honorblade at the end of Words of Radiance?

    Brandon Sanderson

    So... He does not have an Honorblade at the end of Words of Radiance.

    Question

    He does not. Oh, I thought he got it from... [Taln]

    Brandon Sanderson

    Yes, that's what the assumption is. If you look very closely, the blade that you think he ends up with is described differently from the one that he actually does.

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  • 48

    Interview: Oct 9th, 2015

    Question

    Why does Talnís Honorblade scream for Dalinar?

    Brandon Sanderson

    Check out the descriptions of the swords in book 1 and book 2. The hint is theyíre not the same sword.

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  • 49

    Interview: Oct 9th, 2015

    Question

    Does the spren have to be present for a Surgebinder to have their abilities? Because with Dalinar, the Stormfather wonít be around all the time...

    Brandon Sanderson

    Good Question! Fortunately, the Stormfather is a little more omnipresent. Normally youíre gonna have to have your spren close, but the Stormfather absorbed... is basically Honorís cognitive shadow, which means heís got a connection to a lot of different things, so heís not bound by a lot of the rules that others are.

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  • 50

    Interview: Feb 17th, 2016

    Question

    Is Dalinarís wife really dead?

    Brandon Sanderson

    That is a RAFO, and you will discover it in the third book.

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  • 51

    Interview: Feb 25th, 2016

    Question

    Jasnahís book, would an in world person consider that she is also advocating for gender equality for men?

    Brandon Sanderson

    In-world? Jasnah would, but I donít think most people who read it would.

    Question

    Do they have a concept of alcoholism in Roshar?

    Brandon Sanderson

    Yes.

    Question

    Does Dalinarís family have it?

    Brandon Sanderson

    HmmmmÖ That will be answered in the next book, but you should definitely be asking that question.

    Question

    Is there an abolitionist movement in Roshar? In any culture there?

    Brandon Sanderson

    In ANY culture? Eh...yeees.

    Question

    Are we ever going to find out about all of Adolinís failed relationships?

    Brandon Sanderson

    Probably a little bit more. Not a ton. But a little bit more.

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  • 52

    Interview: Feb 25th, 2016

    Question

    What is the thing with Adolin's serial dating? Is it just...?

    Brandon Sanderson

    He is bad with relationships, and that's just it. He's a little bit scared of being good at relationships, and so there's some kind of unconscious sabotaging going on. But yeah, he's young and he's bad at relationships.

    Question

    Do the Radiants have only one gender per [order], or you can have...?

    Brandon Sanderson

    You have - yeah. There can be different genders.

    Question

    Why is Dalinar very restrictive of Adolin but not with Renarin and Elhokar?

    Brandon Sanderson

    It is a little bit - I would say a slight flaw on Dalinar's part, he's too hard on Adolin. But that's because Adolin is in line for the throne, and he's the eldest son, and the heir, and all of that stuff. I would say that Dalinar's a little too lax in some ways, a little too strict in others.

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  • 53

    Interview: Feb 20th, 2016

    Question

    Dalinar's wife?

    Brandon Sanderson

    Dalinarís wife is gonna be revealed in the flashbacks.

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  • 54

    Interview: Apr 23rd, 2016

    Question

    Is the reason Dalinar rejects the Thrill because he has a connection to the Stormfather through his visions?

    Brandon Sanderson

    The answer is yes, this is part - this is in play. Though you could say the reason he has a connection to the Stormfather also influences the reason he rejects the Thrill, so it may be more correlation than causation, but thereís at least a little causation as well.

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  • 55

    Interview: Jun 28th, 2016

    Question

    Are the similarities of Dalinar's last vision and Shallan's flashback experience of Middlefest, significant?

    Brandon Sanderson

    No.

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  • 56

    Interview: Jun 28th, 2016

    Question

    Zahel calls Renarin "the son of the most powerful human on thisó" Does that refer to Dalinar or to his wife? A:

    Brandon Sanderson

    Dalinar

    Question

    How would he have ended that sentence?

    Brandon Sanderson

    "...planet"

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  • 57

    Interview: Oct 22nd, 2016

    Question

    At the end of tWoK, in the last Dalinar's vision, he stands "in a place of smoke. He turned about, wary. The sky was dark and he stood on a field of dull, bone-white rock, jagged and rough, extending in all directions. Off into eternity". Is this place Damnation/Braize ?

    Brandon Sanderson

    That will be explained in Oathbringer. So RAFO.

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  • 58

    Interview: Dec 3rd, 2016

    Ted Herman

    Has Dalinar been on the bondsmith path for a long time? How about Gavilar?

    Brandon Sanderson

    Yes to both.

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  • 59

    Interview: Dec 6th, 2016

    Question

    If Kaladin and Dalinar were Magic cards, what color do you think theyíd be?

    Brandon Sanderson

    Dalinar now is mono-White. He was mono-Red in his youth, inching toward Black-Red, but I would call him mono-Red. Kaladin I would call Blue-White because they like things that fly and that have to do with the wind. So he would get the elemental Blue and personality White. Maybe a tinge of Red, but I would make a Blue-White Kaladin.

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