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  • 1

    Interview: Sep, 2012

    rags

    You have told us there are more than 30 magical systems on Roshar. I am assuming there are 10 surgebindings and 10 voidbindings. Do the next 10 belong to another such classification? If yes, can you give us the name for it.

    Brandon Sanderson

    Fabrials are part of it.

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  • 2

    Interview: Apr 15th, 2013

    Reddit AMA 2013 (Verbatim)

    Kurkistan

    Are Conjoiner fabrials sensitive enough that pairs of them attached to taught membranes could work as telephones (conjoiner-phones?)?

    Brandon Sanderson

    Yes. (Though this is somewhat far off, technologically, for the people on Roshar.)

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  • 3

    Interview: Oct 5th, 2013

    Question

    Fabrials replicate Soulcasting abilities. Is it possible for fabrials to replicate all such Surgebinding abilities?

    Brandon Sanderson

    Yes, good question! Fabrials can replicate all of the Surgebinding abilities.

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  • 4

    Interview: Mar 21st, 2014

    RIT

    Alright, glowing Shardplate and retractable helmets. Is that a similar origin of the Shardblades—

    Brandon Sanderson

    There's a similarity, but they are also very different.

    RIT

    Yeah, I noticed they do seem like advanced fabrials, because Adolin just keeps going on and on about how they're all interchangeable and how they all feel comfortable after a while, and it doesn't have the same kind of thing with the Shardblades.

    Brandon Sanderson

    No, it doesn't. Though a Shardblade, used for a long time, will change shape slightly.

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  • 5

    Interview: Mar 4th, 2014

    QUESTION

    For a Windrunner, if he had enough heating fabrials and enough Stormlight, how high up could he get?

    BRANDON SANDERSON

    You could exit orbit. Windrunners, remember they're gravitation and pressure. So if he knew what he was doing, we have actually factored how long it would take to get to the various moons.

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  • 6

    Interview: Aug 20th, 2014

    PhantomMonstrosity

    Do synthetic gemstones work in fabrials too?

    Brandon Sanderson

    Synthetic gemstones should work. It's a combination of color and chemical structure that's important. Just like metals from off Scadrial would work for an Allomancer, synthetic gemstones should work.

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  • 7

    Interview: Mar 21st, 2014

    Question

    Is the surge "cohesion," that we haven't really seen much, strong axial, is that related to the fabrials for the half-shards?

    Brandon Sanderson

    Aha! Um, I'm gonna RAFO. It's not me not knowing the answer, it's me not knowing if I should say or not. I will RAFO that, because I don't want to get into that too much right now.

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  • 8

    Interview: Mar 21st, 2014

    Leiyan

    I'm guessing it's a RAFO, but why do Honorblades work the way they do?

    Brandon Sanderson

    Honorblades were crafted before Shardblades existed--

    Leiyan

    So they were crafted.

    Brandon Sanderson

    They were crafted before Shardblades existed, and all Shardblades that exist came about as certain individuals trying to find out how to copy Honorblades.

    Leiyan

    So would it be fair to say that Honorblades are analagous to fabrials in some sense? Trap spren in a crystal yada yada Stormlight power?

    Brandon Sanderson

    There is an analogy there, that I think would pass the SAT's rigor for analogies.

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  • 9

    Interview: Feb 17th, 2016

    Question

    How many magic systems are in The Stormlight Archive, and how many of them [have been seen?]

    Brandon Sanderson

    I would see the only major one you havenít seen is Voidbinding, it depends on how you count them. I count fabrials as one, Surgebinding as one, and Voidbinding as one. And then the Old Magic is kind of its own weird thing.

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  • 10

    Interview: Apr 8th, 2016

    Blightsong

    With reversals fabrials, if one fell and sat on the ground will the other one continue to rise due to the gravity affecting the one on the ground?

    Brandon Sanderson

    No, good question.

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  • 11

    Interview: Oct 13th, 2015

    Blaze1616

    This is about fabrials. In Elantris, you mention that the Elantrians have these Aon Tia plates. Using the same technique to make those plates, is it possible for Elantrians to make portable fabrials?

    Brandon Sanderson

    That...yes, that would be possible. But remember, the plates would get weaker the further from Elantris you get.

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