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Interviews: WOR-Scottsdale

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11

Date

Mar 14th, 2014

Location

Scottsdale, AZ

TourCon

WOR

Bookstore

The Poisoned Pen

Reporter

the_archduke

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  • 1

    the_archduke

    Is the woman around Wit's age named Reya?

    Brandon Sanderson

    RAFO

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  • 2

    the_archduke

    Is the Moon Scepter an object of Investiture?

    Brandon Sanderson

    The Moon Scepter is an item that is important to Hoid, but I won't say why yet.

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  • 3

    the_archduke

    Was Szeth's resurrection done with Rosharan Investiture or that from Nalthis?

    Brandon Sanderson

    RAFO.

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  • 4

    the_archduke

    What is the effect of the Nahel Bond on human lifespan?

    Brandon Sanderson

    RAFO.

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  • 5

    the_archduke

    Does Hoid have all the abilities of the planets he's visited?

    Brandon Sanderson

    Not yet.

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  • 6

    the_archduke

    Is chouta (sp?) based on food from Korea?

    Brandon Sanderson

    (Long explanation about industrializing societies developing portable food) and no, it is Mexican/Italian, think deep fried meatballs in a soapapila (sp?)

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  • 7

    the_archduke

    Who are your biggest literary influences?

    Brandon Sanderson

    Robert Jordan (big crowd laugh) and Victor Hugo.

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  • 8

    the_archduke

    Were Shardblades influenced by lightsabers?

    Brandon Sanderson

    Yes (long aside about how everyone in the last 40 years was so influenced), but not sure how direct of an influence.

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  • 9

    the_archduke

    (Something about how he got his ideas for knights)

    Brandon Sanderson

    A knight has a sword, armor and a horse. (my interpretation of the answer is that Ryshadium were closely related to the ancient Knights Radiant)

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  • 10

    the_archduke

    Will Kaladin ever get Wit's flute back to woo a certain red haired young lady?

    Brandon Sanderson

    Wit is very mad about Kaladin losing the flute. If he recovers it, he wouldn't let Kaladin have it again.

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  • 11

    the_archduke

    (overheard at a distance) Is there time travel in the Cosmere?

    Brandon Sanderson

    We haven't seen time travel into the past, but we have seen it into the future in Alloy of Law.

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