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  • 1

    Interview: Sep, 2012

    Cheese Ninja

    Nightwatcher's curses all appear to be neurological in effect, are the boons limited in any particular manner?

    Brandon Sanderson

    Yes.

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  • 2

    Interview: Oct 8th, 2013

    Question

    Is the Nightwatcher Cultivation or of Cultivation somehow?

    Brandon Sanderson

    That is strongly hinted in the book.

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  • 3

    Interview: Aug 8th, 2013

    Question

    Are Nightwatcher and The Old Magic related?

    Brandon Sanderson

    The Nightwatcher is related to The Old Magic and is related to a Shard.

    Question

    Which Shard?

    Brandon Sanderson

    RAFO

    Footnote

    The Nightwatcher has been heavily implied to be related to the Shard Cultivation.

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  • 4

    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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  • 5

    Interview: Mar 11th, 2014

    Question

    Is the Nightwatcher a spren of Cultivation in a similar way that the Stormfather is to Honor?

    Brandon Sanderson

    The Nightwatcher is not Cultivation but is related. You're on the right track.

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  • 6

    Interview: Dec 6th, 2014

    Question

    Can Parshendi receive a Boon and a Curse?

    Brandon Sanderson (Paraphrased)

    Yes they can.

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  • 7

    Interview: Mar 19th, 2014

    Question ()

    Did Taravangian go to see the Nightwatcher before or after Gavilar's assassination?

    Brandon Sanderson

    Um, oh man. I'm going to have to look at my timeline. I believe it's before, but I can't guarantee I'm right, because these things are all happening around the same time.

    Question

    Because he says that Gavilar confided in him the night of.

    Brandon Sanderson

    Ooooh, you're right. Nope, it's after. It is after. You can send that question to Peter so we can confirm it. There might be something I'm forgetting about Taravangian.

    [Peter said by PM: "As far as I can tell from what the book says, he went to the Nightwatcher after the assassination."]

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  • 8

    Interview: Mar 20th, 2014

    Outis

    Can Nightwatcher RAFO people?

    Brandon Sanderson

    [Laughs]Nightwatcher can do whatever she wants!

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  • 9

    Interview: Mar 21st, 2014

    Leiyan

    Is Nightwatcher Cultivation, or an analogue of the Stormfather to Ö?

    Brandon Sanderson

    These are excellent questions you should be asking.

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  • 10

    Interview: Mar 21st, 2014

    EHyde

    Lift's spren refers to the Nightwatcher as Mother, right?

    Brandon Sanderson

    They definitely call somebody Mother. The implication in the text is that it's the Nightwatcher.

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  • 11

    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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  • 12

    Interview: Jan 21st, 2015

    the_archduke

    What is the relationship between Nightwatcher and Cultivation?

    Brandon Sanderson

    I expected a hard RAFO, but he said Nightwatcher compared to Cultivation is similar to Stormfather compared to Honor.

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  • 13

    Interview: Jan 7th, 2015

    Question

    Is Cultivation the same thing as the Nightwatcher?

    Brandon Sanderson

    No, they are related but it is more like the similarity between the Stormfather and Honor.

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  • 14

    Interview: Feb 17th, 2016

    Question

    What would happen if you went to the Nightwatcher asked for your boon to have a boon and no curse?

    Brandon Sanderson

    You wouldÖ

    Question

    Probably end up with nothing?

    Brandon Sanderson

    It depends on the mood the Nightwatcher is in. When you read Book 3 of Stormlight youíll get to see a little bit of what the Nightwatcher is, and that will inform what you think about these things, okay?

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  • 15

    Interview: Feb 20th, 2016

    Question

    Can Nightblood receive a Boon and Curse from the Nightwatcher?

    Brandon Sanderson

    She can try. I have no idea how that would turn out. I think he could take them (huh? Maybe someone go over this audio for me, I may have misheard)

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  • 16

    Interview: Apr 23rd, 2016

    Question

    Talking about the Stormfather, are the Nightwatcher and the giant water spren, Cusicesh, are they on the same level?

    Brandon Sanderson

    The Nightwatcher, yes. Um...uh...there are...I would say, a level below the Stormfather and the Nightwatcher who are also a much bigger deal than something like one of the sapient spren, and thatís what Cusicesh is.`

    Question

    So the Nightwatcher is a spren?

    Brandon Sanderson

    They call the Nightwatcher a spren. Everyone in the books thinks the Nightwatcher is a spren. Thatís what they would call...thatís what they would call, if they knew what Honor was, they would call Honor a spren. A spren is Investiture that is alive. So they would call Nightblood a spren. Thatís the word for what all of these things are. They would probably call Adonalsium a spren. [Laughter] If...Right...So.

    Question

    What would Hoid call one of those? What would Hoid call the Nightwatcher?

    Brandon Sanderson

    UmÖ[long pause]

    Question

    If Hoid were to use a non-proper noun?

    Brandon Sanderson

    Unpleasant names. [general laughter]

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  • 17

    Interview: Apr 23rd, 2016

    Question

    When it comes to theÖ epic-level spren on Roshar, like the Nightwatcher and Stormfather - is the number of epic-level spren equal to the number of Bondsmiths that you have on Roshar?

    Brandon Sanderson

    Hm, is the number of epic-level spren related to the number of Bondsmiths you have? Well, Iíve said thereís a maximum of three. And there are three Shards involved in Roshar. Iím not gonna tell you if thatís a coincidence or not. Sorry. [laughter]

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  • 18

    Interview: Apr 23rd, 2016

    Question

    This is from our earlier discussion. So TaravangianÖ(diagram king guy) He asks the Nightwatcher for two things. The capacity to stop what is coming and the capacity to save humankind. And he gets this weird thing to happen. Is the intelligence and empathy thing because both of those things canít come true at the same time?

    Brandon Sanderson

    Thatís an excellent question. RAFO!!!

    Question

    Let me ask a parallel to that. Does the NW perceive those as the same boon or two parallel boons?

    Brandon Sanderson

    RAFO!!! (big grin in his voice)

    Audience

    laughter

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  • 19

    Interview: Jun 28th, 2016

    Question

    It is mentioned that Lift went to the Old Magic. What did she get? Do you know what she got?

    Brandon Sanderson

    It is mentioned in Edgedancer.

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  • 20

    Interview: Dec 3rd, 2016

    CCQ

    If Lift didn't get what she wanted from Nightwatcher (to stop aging) what did she get?

    Brandon Sanderson

    RAFO but it has to do with why she can metabolize food into stormlight.

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