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* CoolHorse: Ryshadium horses; bigger, stronger, faster, and smarter than virtually any other breed. They choose their own riders and are apparently ''very'' picky; Dalinar estimates that no more than a dozen men have been chosen, out of the hundreds of thousands in the warcamps. Dalinar compares the difference between a Ryshadium and a regular horse to the difference between [[PoweredArmor Shardplate]] and regular armor. [[DimensionalTraveler Khriss]] even speculates that they might be sapient.

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* CoolHorse: Ryshadium horses; bigger, stronger, faster, and smarter than virtually any other breed. They choose their own riders and are apparently ''very'' picky; Dalinar estimates that no more than a dozen men have been chosen, out of the hundreds of thousands in the warcamps. Dalinar compares the difference between a Ryshadium and a regular horse to the difference between [[PoweredArmor Shardplate]] and regular armor. [[DimensionalTraveler Khriss]] even speculates that they might be sapient. Oh yeah, and they have ''stone hooves''.

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* AmbiguouslyBrown: According to WordOfGod, most of the Rosharan ethnicities would fall under this trope to some degree in our world, as they combine features in a way that no current ethnicities do.


* DeliberateValuesDissonance: Alethi culture is very closely modeled on the usual medieval European fantasy feudalism (with a dash of Indian-style caste system thrown in), but with a much more intricate set of enforced gender roles designed primarily to make the setting distinctive. Women are the only ones allowed to be literate (with men being restricted to a simplified pictograph language), and most non-administrative white-collar jobs are restricted to women. The Shin have a perspective much closer to the reader's, written in a surreal and overly-specific style to highlight the alienness of the Alethi and their allies.

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* DeliberateValuesDissonance: Alethi culture is very closely modeled on the usual medieval European fantasy feudalism (with a dash of Indian-style caste system thrown in), but with a much more intricate set of enforced gender roles designed primarily to make the setting distinctive. Women are the only ones allowed to be literate (with men being restricted to a simplified pictograph language), and most non-administrative white-collar jobs are restricted to women. The Shin have a perspective much closer to the reader's, written in a surreal and overly-specific style to highlight the alienness of the Alethi and their allies. Slavery is also for the most part accepted.


* AbusivePrecursors: The Knights Radiant, or at least everybody thinks so.
** PlayedWith. Turns out [[spoiler: this also applied to ''their'' Precursors, who were so bad they accidentally destroyed their home world. The Knights Radiant's apparent betrayal was an attempt to avert a second apocalypse, but between the resulting chaos and the machinations of Odium, their reasons for it were lost to history.]]

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* AbusivePrecursors: The Knights Radiant, or at least everybody thinks so.
** PlayedWith.
so. Turns out [[spoiler: this also applied to ''their'' Precursors, who were so bad they accidentally destroyed their home world. The Knights Radiant's apparent betrayal was an attempt to avert a second apocalypse, but between the resulting chaos and the machinations of Odium, their reasons for it were lost to history.]]



* AfterTheEnd: The culture of all the characters ''believes'' this is the kind of world they live in. To some degree they're right, but the first book is one long hint that things will get worse.
** [[spoiler: ''Oathbringer'' reveals that Roshar is actually the second planet humans have lived on. Their first planet, Ashyn, had its surface rendered uninhabitable by surgebinding though some people still live on the planet in flying cities.]]

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* AfterTheEnd: AfterTheEnd:
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The culture of all the characters ''believes'' this is the kind of world they live in. To some degree they're right, but the first book is one long hint that things will get worse.
** [[spoiler: ''Oathbringer'' reveals that Roshar is actually the second planet humans have lived on. Their first planet, Ashyn, had its surface rendered uninhabitable by surgebinding surgebinding, though some people still live on the planet in flying cities.]]



* ApocalypseHow: The Desolations were repeated examples of Planetary/Societal Collapse and borderline Planetary/Species Extinction. The normal casualty figures are around 90% of the human race, and it's apparently a toss-up as to whether humanity can struggle back up to ''Bronze Age'' tech or Iron Age tech by the time the ''next'' Desolation comes along. The current Desolation has been delayed far longer than most, giving humanity time to get much further up the tech tree than the normal.
** [[spoiler: The destruction of the surface of humanity's old planet was an even greater example. While the planet wasn't rendered ''completely'' unihabitable, the only survivors who didn't flee to Roshar are forced to live in magical flying cities.]]

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* ApocalypseHow: ApocalypseHow:
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The Desolations were repeated examples of Planetary/Societal Collapse and borderline Planetary/Species Extinction. The normal casualty figures are around 90% of the human race, and it's apparently a toss-up as to whether humanity can struggle back up to ''Bronze Age'' tech or Iron Age tech by the time the ''next'' Desolation comes along. The current Desolation has been delayed far longer than most, giving humanity time to get much further up the tech tree than the normal.
** [[spoiler: The destruction of the surface of humanity's old planet was an even greater example. While the planet wasn't rendered ''completely'' unihabitable, uninhabitable, the only survivors who didn't flee to Roshar are forced to live in magical flying cities.]]



* ArcNumber: Ten, a very important number in Vorinism, apparently the world's predominant religion. Also four and sixteen, though less so than in Sanderson's other works.
** Nine In Oathbringer.

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* ArcNumber: ArcNumber:
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Ten, a very important number in Vorinism, apparently the world's predominant religion. Also four and sixteen, though less so than in Sanderson's other works.
** Nine In Oathbringer.''Oathbringer'' nine is revealed to be very closely tied with Odium, especially ten things with one missing or corrupted.



*** The Third and Fourth Ideals (respectively, Dedication and [[OrphanedEtymology Crusade]]) are specific to each individual Skybreaker, but involve committing first to a greater truth or outside source of guidance and then to the completion of a personal quest.

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*** ** The Third and Fourth Ideals of the Skybreakers (respectively, Dedication and [[OrphanedEtymology Crusade]]) are specific to each individual Skybreaker, but involve committing first to a greater truth or outside source of guidance and then to the completion of a personal quest.



** Also [[InvertedTrope inverted]] when it comes to the country of Shinovar. Highstorms don't reach there, so the ecology of the region is a lot more similar to Earth, even to the point of having strawberries and chickens, and in ''Edgedancer'' Lift remarks that the region has something akin to goats living in the mountains. Visitors to this land from the rest of Roshar find it extremely strange.
*** There is a RunningGag where Eastern characters call every bird a chicken.

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** Also [[InvertedTrope inverted]] when it comes to the country of Shinovar. Highstorms don't reach there, so the ecology of the region is a lot more similar to Earth, even to the point of having strawberries and chickens, and in ''Edgedancer'' Lift remarks that the region has something akin to goats living in the mountains. Visitors to this land from the rest of Roshar find it extremely strange.
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strange. There is a RunningGag where Eastern characters call every bird a chicken.



* BloodKnight: The Alethi, once a ProudWarriorRace, have degenerated to this. The Thrill they all experience, which makes combat addictively euphoric, doesn't help. [[spoiler: The Thrill is caused by a powerful Voidspren, so this is likely deliberate on [[GodOfEvil Odium's]] part.]]

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* BloodKnight: BloodKnight:
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The Alethi, once a ProudWarriorRace, have degenerated to this. The Thrill they all experience, which makes combat addictively euphoric, doesn't help. [[spoiler: The Thrill is caused by a powerful Voidspren, so this is likely deliberate on [[GodOfEvil Odium's]] part.]]



* CapitalLettersAreMagic: As with most Cosmere works, capitalization indicates a concept specific to a system of magic. Most notably: Blades (Shardblades), Plate (Shardplate), and Light (Stormlight) are abbreviations, and Surges refers to the forces their magic system manipulates.

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* CapitalLettersAreMagic: CapitalLettersAreMagic:
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As with most Cosmere works, capitalization indicates a concept specific to a system of magic. Most notably: Blades (Shardblades), Plate (Shardplate), and Light (Stormlight) are abbreviations, and Surges refers to the forces their magic system manipulates.



*** A vial of pale sand - from Taldain
*** A couple of thick hairpins - Hemalurgic spikes
*** A lock of golden hair - belonging to a Returned
*** A branch with writing on it - an object presumed to be from Yolen
*** A silver knife - from Threnody
*** A preserved flower - a Tear of Edgli
*** A chunk of pink crystal - a broken Aether sliver, presumed to be from Yolen

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*** A vial of pale sand - from Taldain
Taldain.
*** A couple of thick hairpins - Hemalurgic spikes
spikes.
*** A lock of golden hair - belonging to a Returned
Returned.
*** A branch with writing on it - an object presumed to be from Yolen
Yolen.
*** A silver knife - from Threnody
Threnody.
*** A preserved flower - a Tear of Edgli
Edgli.
*** A chunk of pink crystal - a broken Aether sliver, presumed to be from YolenYolen.



* {{Doorstopper}}: The original title of the second book was going to be ''The Book of Endless (or Infinite) Pages'', until Brandon's editor pointed out that the title might be a bit on the nose for a 1001-page book. As it happens, this second book--which was eventually named ''Literature/WordsOfRadiance''--apparently clocks in at 10'''88'''. Any longer, ''it would have been unpublishable''. ''Oathbringer'' bests that at 1264 pages.

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* {{Doorstopper}}: {{Doorstopper}}:
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The original title of the second book was going to be ''The Book of Endless (or Infinite) Pages'', until Brandon's editor pointed out that the title might be a bit on the nose for a 1001-page book. As it happens, this second book--which was eventually named ''Literature/WordsOfRadiance''--apparently clocks in at 10'''88'''. Any longer, ''it would have been unpublishable''. ''Oathbringer'' bests that at 1264 pages.



* HiveMind: It seems that the Parshendi have something like this. They have an uncanny ability to sing in time and in tune with each other... even when out of earshot.
** This turns out not to be the case when we get Parshendi [=POVs=] in later books. Instead, the planet Roshar has subtle magical "rhythms" that humans are not able to sense but Parshendi are, and if two of them attuning themselves to the same one, they will end up on the same song. ([[WordOfGod Word of Brandon]] says that a [[{{Literature/Mistborn}} Seeker]] would be able to sense the rhythms with his allomancy.)

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* HiveMind: It seems that the Parshendi have something like this. They have an uncanny ability to sing in time and in tune with each other... even when out of earshot.
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earshot. This turns out not to be the case when we get Parshendi [=POVs=] in later books. Instead, the planet Roshar has subtle magical "rhythms" that humans are not able to sense but Parshendi are, and if two of them attuning themselves to the same one, they will end up on the same song. ([[WordOfGod Word of Brandon]] says that a [[{{Literature/Mistborn}} Seeker]] would be able to sense the rhythms with his allomancy.)



** [[StormingTheCastle Assaulting defended walls without besieging]] is entirely justified in-universe by highstorms; you cannot hope to siege a city where any temporary constructions you build beyond the walls will be blown away in a couple of days by a highstorm, and soulcasters mean starving a city out is nearly impossible. Any invasion needs to be quick, brutal, and violent, often with Shardbearers to break the defenses. In addition, cities are often built in such a way to shelter them from the constant devastating effects of highstorms, putting them in sub-optimal defensive positions as a result. The city of Kholinar takes advantage of the storms by everything outside the city's walls within a day's march cleared away, leaving no buildings, hills, or forests of any kind to shelter a potential invader.

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** [[StormingTheCastle Assaulting defended walls without besieging]] is entirely justified in-universe by highstorms; you cannot hope to siege a city where any temporary constructions you build beyond the walls will be blown away in a couple of days by a highstorm, and soulcasters mean starving a city out is nearly impossible. Any invasion needs to be quick, brutal, and violent, often with Shardbearers to break the defenses. In addition, cities are often built in such a way to shelter them from the constant devastating effects of highstorms, putting them in sub-optimal defensive positions as a result. The city of Kholinar takes advantage of the storms by having everything outside the city's walls within a day's march cleared away, leaving no buildings, hills, or forests of any kind to shelter a potential invader.



* HumansAreWhite: Heavily averted. It's implied that most people on Roshar have Asian facial features and darker skin than white people. The rarely-seen Shin may be the only white people in the setting, described as being excessively pale and having eyes that are too round. Additionally, the Alethi are dark skinned and black haired.
** Going deeper, race and hair/eye color are less closely correlated on Roshar than on Earth. For instance, Aedolin is a tan-skinned Alethin with blonde hair and light eyes. One of the more far-flung races has a blueish tint to their skin.

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* HumansAreWhite: HumansAreWhite:
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Heavily averted. It's implied that most people on Roshar have Asian facial features and darker skin than white people. The rarely-seen Shin may be the only white people in the setting, described as being excessively pale and having eyes that are too round. Additionally, the Alethi are dark skinned and black haired. \n** Going deeper, race and hair/eye color are less closely correlated on Roshar than on Earth. For instance, Aedolin is a tan-skinned Alethin with blonde hair and light eyes. One of the more far-flung races has a blueish tint to their skin.



* MedievalStasis: The Desolations are the direct cause of this on Roshar. They are so destructive that civilization is often broken by the time they end, to the point that the Heralds won't even be sure if the next civilizations can forge ''bronze'' when they show up to fight the next one. However, the Heralds' abandoning of the Oathpact at the start of the first book [[spoiler: and the Parshendi's abandoning of their gods]] appears to have delayed the Desolations long enough for a rather advanced set of societies to develop.
** That said, Shardblades are considered the superweapon of the setting, four-thousand years after the previous Desolation, implying civilization never moved past a tech level where armored knights with swords were the premier military strategy. And that's before we consider that [[spoiler: modern Shardblades are dead, making them inferior to the same weapons when wielded by their Radiants.]]

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* MedievalStasis: MedievalStasis:
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The Desolations are the direct cause of this on Roshar. They are so destructive that civilization is often broken by the time they end, to the point that the Heralds won't even be sure if the next civilizations can forge ''bronze'' when they show up to fight the next one. However, the Heralds' abandoning of the Oathpact at the start of the first book [[spoiler: and the Parshendi's abandoning of their gods]] appears to have delayed the Desolations long enough for a rather advanced set of societies to develop.
** That said, Shardblades are considered the superweapon of the setting, four-thousand four thousand years after the previous Desolation, implying civilization never moved past a tech level where armored knights with swords were the premier military strategy. And that's before we consider that [[spoiler: modern Shardblades are dead, making them inferior to the same weapons when wielded by their Radiants.]]



* NamedWeapons: Some Shardblades are named. The one most relevant to the story is Oathbringer.
** Adolin considers naming his Blade, but declines on the idea that many people have wielded it through the centuries and it isn't his to name. [[spoiler: He eventually learns that her name in life was Maya, and calls her that]].
* NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast: [[spoiler:Odium]]

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* NamedWeapons: Some Shardblades are named. The one most relevant to the story is Oathbringer. \n** Adolin considers naming his Blade, but declines on the idea that many people have wielded it through the centuries and it isn't his to name. [[spoiler: He eventually learns that her name in life was Maya, and calls her that]].
* NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast: [[spoiler:Odium]]Odium.



* OneDegreeOfSeparation: All over the place, if you look. The chief guard of the caravan rescued by [[spoiler: Shallan]] is also the one who orchestrated [[spoiler: Jasnah's]] assassination. The shardbearer killed by Kaladin in his DarkAndTroubledPast happens to be [[spoiler: Shallan's missing older brother]]. Everyone knows Wit, but he doesn't count because he's doing it on purpose. The Brightlord that [[spoiler: Dalinar]] exiled to Kaladin's hometown [[spoiler:used to menace Moash's family]] before menacing Kaladin's family. The slaver that sold Kaladin to Sadeas was the same one that Shallan hired to get her to the Shattered Plains.

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* OneDegreeOfSeparation: OneDegreeOfSeparation:
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All over the place, if you look. The chief guard of the caravan rescued by [[spoiler: Shallan]] is also the one who orchestrated [[spoiler: Jasnah's]] assassination. The shardbearer killed by Kaladin in his DarkAndTroubledPast happens to be [[spoiler: Shallan's missing older brother]]. Everyone knows Wit, but he doesn't count because he's doing it on purpose. The Brightlord that [[spoiler: Dalinar]] exiled to Kaladin's hometown [[spoiler:used to menace Moash's family]] before menacing Kaladin's family. The slaver that sold Kaladin to Sadeas was the same one that Shallan hired to get her to the Shattered Plains.



* TheScream: A Radiant who touches a Shardblade [[spoiler:that died when the Radiants abandoned their oaths]] will hear a terrifying, ear-splitting scream from [[spoiler:the spren that was killed by the broken oath]]. If a Radiant touches a Blade that somebody else is holding, that person will hear the screaming as well, and apparently be accused of [[spoiler: murdering the spren]]. This is enough to cause Relis to panic, drop the Blade, scream in anguish, and then flee the scene when Kaladin performs a BarehandedBladeBlock. When Dalinar [[spoiler:becomes a Bondsmith and then picks up Oathbringer, he hears a "dull" scream that's much less intense; the Stormfather explains that the dead spren is aware of the honorable oath he made to hand Oathbringer over to free the bridgemen, and as a result it "hates (Dalinar) less" than it does everyone else]].

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* TheScream: TheScream:
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A Radiant who touches a Shardblade [[spoiler:that died when the Radiants abandoned their oaths]] will hear a terrifying, ear-splitting scream from [[spoiler:the spren that was killed by the broken oath]]. If a Radiant touches a Blade that somebody else is holding, that person will hear the screaming as well, and apparently be accused of [[spoiler: murdering the spren]]. This is enough to cause Relis to panic, drop the Blade, scream in anguish, and then flee the scene when Kaladin performs a BarehandedBladeBlock. When Dalinar [[spoiler:becomes a Bondsmith and then picks up Oathbringer, he hears a "dull" scream that's much less intense; the Stormfather explains that the dead spren is aware of the honorable oath he made to hand Oathbringer over to free the bridgemen, and as a result it "hates (Dalinar) less" than it does everyone else]].



* StayInTheKitchen: The Alethi and related cultures (i.e. most of the people we meet) have this for ''both'' sexes--only men are permitted to be warriors, but only women are permitted to be scholars (unless a man joins the ardents), and it is taboo for a man to be literate; men are only expected to know the simpler ideogrammatic glyph system rather than the alphabet. In terms of a person's Calling, it seems to boil down to men being physical and women being creative and/or scholarly. Although it gets into even weirder territory with safehands and the fact that they're not even supposed to eat the same ''food''.
** That being said, by the third book, [[spoiler:things have slowly started to change, with Dalinar learning to read, multiple female Radiants wielding Shardblades, and women being openly trained as soldiers in Bridge Four]].
* AStormIsComing: See the page quote. "The Everstorm comes" is a major [[ArcWords arc phrase]] in the first two books.

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* StayInTheKitchen: The Alethi and related cultures (i.e. most of the people we meet) have this for ''both'' sexes--only men are permitted to be warriors, but only women are permitted to be scholars (unless a man joins the ardents), and it is taboo for a man to be literate; men are only expected to know the simpler ideogrammatic glyph system rather than the alphabet. In terms of a person's Calling, it seems to boil down to men being physical and women being creative and/or scholarly. Although it gets into even weirder territory with safehands and the fact that they're not even supposed to eat the same ''food''.
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''food''. That being said, by the third book, [[spoiler:things have slowly started to change, with Dalinar learning to read, multiple female Radiants wielding Shardblades, and women being openly trained as soldiers in Bridge Four]].
* AStormIsComing: AStormIsComing:
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See the page quote. "The Everstorm comes" is a major [[ArcWords arc phrase]] in the first two books.



* WoundThatWillNotHeal: At the start of the series Szeth notes that even with the regenerative powers granted by Stormlight a limb rendered unusable by a Shardblade won't recover. Although in the second book [[spoiler: Kaladin's]] arm is killed by Szeth's blade, and it does recover. This is because Szeth's sword [[spoiler: is actually an Honorblade, which gives Szeth weaker surgebinding than Kaladin has.]]

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* WoundThatWillNotHeal: WoundThatWillNotHeal:
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At the start of the series Szeth notes that even with the regenerative powers granted by Stormlight a limb rendered unusable by a Shardblade won't recover. Although in the second book [[spoiler: Kaladin's]] arm is killed by Szeth's blade, and it does recover. This is because Szeth's sword [[spoiler: is actually an Honorblade, which gives Szeth weaker surgebinding than Kaladin has.]]

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** [[spoiler: ''Oathbringer'' reveals that Roshar is actually the second planet humans have lived on. Their first planet, Ashyn, had its surface rendered uninhabitable by surgebinding though some people still live on the planet in flying cities.]]


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** [[spoiler: The destruction of the surface of humanity's old planet was an even greater example. While the planet wasn't rendered ''completely'' unihabitable, the only survivors who didn't flee to Roshar are forced to live in magical flying cities.]]


* The Alethi are a mixture of Western Renaissance and Eastern Chinese and Japanese influences, along with Persian and Ottoman aesthetics. For example, the Alethi clothing is similar to Renaissance Western-style long coats, complete with fashionable slashes in the outfits to show different-colored fabric underneath, but they also wear Japanese-style clothing underneath the coats. Their armor, meanwhile, is explicitly styled after Ottoman and Persian breastplates and helmets.

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* ** The Alethi are also a mixture of Western Renaissance and Eastern Chinese and Japanese influences, along with Persian and Ottoman aesthetics. For example, the Alethi clothing is similar to Renaissance Western-style long coats, complete with fashionable slashes in the outfits to show different-colored fabric underneath, but they also wear Japanese-style clothing underneath the coats. Their armor, meanwhile, is explicitly styled after Ottoman and Persian breastplates and helmets.

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* EldritchLocation: Shadesmar, which is a strange inversion of the Physical world made up of impressions and ideas from the Physical. On Roshar, it is a realm with a black sky and a white, stationary sun, where the shadows point toward the sun instead of away. Where there is land on Roshar, there are instead seas of tiny beads, each holding the spren of an object from the Physical world. Intelligent spren live in this world in cities, and other types of mobile spren form a strange ecosystem.


** Also [[InvertedTrope inverted]] when it comes to the country of Shinovar. Highstorms don't reach there, so the ecology of the region is a lot more similar to Earth, even to the point of having strawberries and chickens. Visitors to this land from the rest of Roshar find it extremely strange.

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** Also [[InvertedTrope inverted]] when it comes to the country of Shinovar. Highstorms don't reach there, so the ecology of the region is a lot more similar to Earth, even to the point of having strawberries and chickens.chickens, and in ''Edgedancer'' Lift remarks that the region has something akin to goats living in the mountains. Visitors to this land from the rest of Roshar find it extremely strange.



* CallASmeerpARabbit: The Alethi refer to all birds as "chickens", which probably stems from the fact that birds don't exist natively in their region. Axehounds are halfway-case, as pointed out by Hoid, who notes that hounds don't actually exist in this world.

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* CallASmeerpARabbit: The Alethi refer to all birds as "chickens", which probably stems from the fact that birds don't exist natively in their region. For the same reason, cats are referred to as "minks" even if they don't look at all like what we'd call a mink. Axehounds are halfway-case, as pointed out by Hoid, who notes that hounds don't actually exist in this world.

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* WiseOldFolkFacade: The GodOfEvil Odium appears to Dalinar as a regal-looking old man with powdery white hair and a tidy beard, addresses him as "son", and chats with him about their duties and motives. The facade [[FauxAffablyEvil falls away]] when he reveals his true intention to drive Dalinar over the DespairEventHorizon and [[spoiler:make him his Champion]].


** Adolyn considers naming his Blade, but declines on the idea that many people have wielded it through the centuries and it isn't his to name. [[spoiler: He eventually learns that her name in life was Maya, and calls her that]].

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** Adolyn Adolin considers naming his Blade, but declines on the idea that many people have wielded it through the centuries and it isn't his to name. [[spoiler: He eventually learns that her name in life was Maya, and calls her that]].


** Adolyn considers naming his Blade, but declines on the idea that many people have wielded it through the centuries and it isn't his to name. [[spoiler: He eventually learns that her name on life was Maya, and calls her that]].

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** Adolyn considers naming his Blade, but declines on the idea that many people have wielded it through the centuries and it isn't his to name. [[spoiler: He eventually learns that her name on in life was Maya, and calls her that]].



* ThemeNaming: As of book 3, each book in the series is named after an in-universe book that is of some importance in that volume.

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* ThemeNaming: As of book 3, each book in the series is The first two books are named after an in-universe book that is texts of some importance in that volume.important. [[spoiler: So is the third. It initially looks to be named after Dalinar's Shardblade, Oathbringer, but the final chapters reveal he is writing a memoir named after the Blade, since he carried it during his greatest and most shameful moments.]]

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* NamedWeapons: Some Shardblades are named. The one most relevant to the story is Oathbringer.
** Adolyn considers naming his Blade, but declines on the idea that many people have wielded it through the centuries and it isn't his to name. [[spoiler: He eventually learns that her name on life was Maya, and calls her that]].

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** Kaladin's regenerative powers won't heal his slave brand, for reasons not yet made clear.


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