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  • 1

    Interview: Jul 2nd, 2011

    Marc Aplin

    Okay, the next question we have�I think this one you might have answered before�but have we met all the main point-of-view characters yet? Or, if not, what percentage are we talking?

    Brandon Sanderson

    You have met almost all of them. Let me do a count... Let's see. The main characters in the book are�in the series�Kaladin, and Dalinar, Adolin, Jasnah, Shallan, and Navani, whom you all met in this book and most of them had viewpoints. Szeth, Taravangian, and Taln. And one of the other Heralds; I'm not going to tell you who that is. But I think you've met...you have, I'm sure, met that person; I know he's in there. And so, I think you've met them all, basically. Taln is the person who shows up in the epilogue.

    Marc Aplin

    Excellent.

    Footnote

    Brandon confirmed that Shalash was seen in The Way of Kings, but he also hinted there were others.

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  • 2

    Interview: Oct 30th, 2012

    Lance Alvein

    Can you confirm if the scene with Taln at the end of Way of Kings is entirely in Hoid's perspective? There was some discussion that it might not be, since Taln's honourblade was called a shardblade.

    BRANDON SANDERSON (paraphrased)

    That entire scene is in Hoid's POV, and the reason for it being called a shardblade is because honourblades are shardblades.

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  • 3

    Interview: Mar 22nd, 2014

    Question

    The person who arrived at the gates of Kholinar, the one you refuse to acknowledge as Talenel - is that person the same as the one delivered to the warcamps?

    Brandon Sanderson

    Yes.

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    taln,
  • 4

    Interview: Sep 4th, 2014

    Question

    I asked a question at the panel, I asked if the person you refuse to say who he is, I was trying to talk about Taln.

    Brandon Sanderson

    Oh!

    Question

    Not Hoid.

    Brandon Sanderson

    So what about Taln?

    Question

    Is there anything you'll tell us about him?

    Brandon Sanderson

    What do you want to know? Ask me a specific question.

    Question

    Is he Rosharan?

    Brandon Sanderson

    Is he Rosharan? Taln is Rosharan.

    Question

    [audio obscured]

    Brandon Sanderson

    Define Rosharan, how about that?

    Question

    Native to Roshar.

    Brandon Sanderson

    That I have to RAFO.

    Question

    Are the Heralds...

    Brandon Sanderson

    The Heralds are from the same place that Taln is from.

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  • 5

    Interview: Mar 19th, 2014

    Question ()

    Are the Heralds actually aware that Taln is back?

    Brandon Sanderson

    Are the Heralds aware that Taln is back? Uh, you're implying that this person actually is Taln. [The smile on Brandon's face at this moment was the best, most excruciatingly awful smile ever. And we thought Peter was a tease.] Which is not guaranteed. It's not guaranteed. However, the return of the Voidbringers does indeed indicate to them, in their mind, that he would have returned.

    Question

    So they assume because the Voidbringers are returning--

    Brandon Sanderson

    Because the Voidbringers are returning, would be a clue to them that Taln has returned.

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  • 6

    Interview: Mar 20th, 2014

    Outis

    Do you know the order of 6-10?

    Brandon Sanderson

    I know whose they are but I haven't decided the order. Lift is one, Taln is one. The person who calls himself Taln.

    Footnote

    6-10 presumably means books 6-10 of Stormlight Archive.

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  • 7

    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 Im not answering whether he knows.

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  • 8

    Interview: Feb 20th, 2015

    Question

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

    Brandon Sanderson

    Its not Talns honorblade.

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  • 9

    Interview: Oct 12th, 2015

    Question

    Would it be safe to assume that Kaladin is also carrying the Honorblade? Because that makes the most sense to me.

    Brandon Sanderson

    Which Honorblade?

    Question

    The one from Szeth.

    Brandon Sanderson

    That is... He's not.

    Question

    That surprises me, because to me that would be the best- That would make the most sense.

    Brandon Sanderson

    That would be sneaky of me. But that's not the case.

    Question

    So he actually has an Honorblade, since you asked which one.

    Brandon Sanderson

    He took Szeth's. So he has that one. Oh! I thought you meant Taln's, I thought. He does not have Taln's. He has Szeth's.. Yes he has Szeths.

    Question

    I'm assuming he found that one, because that made the most sense to keep it safe

    Brandon Sanderson

    Hes got Szeths, that is true. ... Sorry, I assumed you meant Taln's. Taln's is gone.

    Question

    Yeah. Taln's vanished off the face of the planet! I'm assuming Hoid grabbed that one, actually.

    Brandon Sanderson

    That is one of the prevailing theories and not one that is unreasonable.

    Question

    Well, considering. That was the one, because you had mentioned last time you were here that you could have both, and I was like, "okay, so that means hes got Szeth's sword."

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  • 10

    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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  • 11

    Interview: Oct 9th, 2015

    Question

    Why does Talns Honorblade scream for Dalinar?

    Brandon Sanderson

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

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  • 12

    Interview: Oct 22nd, 2016

    Question

    Can you give us a hint on the madman identity, the man everyone think he's Taln ?

    Brandon Sanderson

    Brandon (with a big smile) : Everyone think he's Taln !

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    taln,
  • 13

    Interview: Dec 6th, 2016

    Question

    Did Talns Scar [star system] look the same before and after the Shattering of Adonalsium?

    Brandon Sanderson

    RAFO.

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