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  • 1

    Interview: Aug 4th, 2011

    Josh

    Josh: Is Aona's Shard name Devotion?

    Brandon Sanderson

    RAFO, but that's more of a "Email that question to me" because I would have to look at my computer to see which term I settled on, but you're basically there. [Note: we have emailed him, haven't heard a response yet.]

    Mi'chelle

    We've got the right idea.

    Brandon Sanderson

    I think it actually may be Devotion. So I'll have to look. It may be a synonym.

    Josh

    Is Skai Unity?

    (Brandon seems confused by the pronunciation. It is apparently more like "Skae".)

    Brandon Sanderson

    Um, RAFO.

    Josh

    Passion?

    Brandon Sanderson

    What? RAFO. I'm not going to tell you. You already kind of pulled out of me what Aona was.

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  • 2

    Interview: May, 2010

    Chaos

    This is other information we overheard while we were there.

    Skaze are the evil seons, and are related to Skai. Seons are related to the AonDor and thus Aona.

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  • 3

    Interview: 2011

    Chaos

    So Aona is a synonym for love, hmm? Is Charity the correct Shard name?

    Brandon Sanderson

    Not quite. I'm trying to remember what the guesses were for the other Shard on Sel. I may have dismissed them too quickly.

    CHAOS

    How about Mercy for Aona, then? The guesses for Skai's Shard include Devotion, Obedience, and Order.

    BRANDON SANDERSON

    Okay, I was right, then. Ha There's something very ironic in all of this.

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  • 4

    Interview: Mar 19th, 2011

    Vericon Report - Puck (Paraphrased)

    Puck

    "Does Aona = Love or Compassion?

    Brandon Sanderson

    "You have it, it's just a synonym there. You basically have it

    PUCK

    "Does Skai = Devotion or Order?"

    BRANDON SANDERSON

    "You're not on there. But you are on on the first one [Aona]."

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  • 5

    Interview: May 31st, 2011

    Thorondir

    Are Seons Splinters of Aona?

    Brandon Sanderson

    He said that that line of theorising is very close and that we are figuring it out.

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  • 6

    Interview: 2012

    zas678 (Mar 5 2012)

    Hey @PeterAhlstrom could you tell us what Aona's Shard was? Brandon said he'd look it up and get back to us, but.... [he never got back to us.]

    Peter Ahlstrom (Mar 5 2012)

    I thought sure that was answered already. But anyway, the answer is yes [Aona is Devotion].

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  • 7

    Interview: Feb 16th, 2013

    Viper

    Ok real quick then I'll get back in line again. There's a bunch of people who follow this stuff online ... I just found out about it ... I don't want to call them a cult, but ... So anyway, at one point someone asked you if Seons were shards of—

    Brandon Sanderson

    Aona.

    Viper

    Devotion ... yeah Aona, and you said that was close. My question is: are the Aons at the HEART of the Seons shards of Devotion?

    Brandon Sanderson

    No, but close.

    Viper

    But ... I was sure ... the floating Aon at the heart, that's not a shard ...

    Brandon Sanderson

    (taking pity on me) You're close but a word is wrong. You're using the wrong terminology.

    Viper

    SPLINTER. Are the Aons at the heart of Seons SPLINTERS of Aona?

    Brandon Sanderson

    Yes.

    Viper

    Can I post that online?

    Brandon Sanderson

    . . . Ok. That's fine. It's been long enough, they've earned it.

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  • 8

    Interview: May 17th, 2013

    Kogiopsis

    How long before the events of Elantris did Odium kill Aona/Devotion and Skai/Dominion?

    Brandon Sanderson

    Same time as the origins of the Seons.

    Kogiopsis

    This was the second-closest I came to getting RAFO'd. He was sort of jovially apologetic about this answer; I tried to get a solid number of years but to no avail.

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  • 9

    Interview: Apr 15th, 2013

    Reddit AMA 2013 (Verbatim)

    linkhyrule ()

    Why is there only one Chasm line per Aon? Since each Aon is made up of repetitions of Aon Aon, shouldn't there be a Chasm line per repetition?

    Brandon Sanderson

    The Aons aren't JUST made up of repetitions of Aon Aon. There's a lot more to them than that. Some follow a repetition pattern, others do not. The only requirement is using the initial Aon once, then building from there. Because of this, I made the new requirement be only one use of the chasm line.

    Aons can actually have multiple forms and still work. For example, if you drew the chasm line on each one of those Aons, they'd work fine. (Maybe even better, in some cases.) What is happening in the books is that the Aons are ALMOST functional, and the Dor is straining to come through them. The chasm line brings them the one step further they need to be functional. However, further tweaking could make them more efficient.

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  • 10

    Interview: Feb 20th, 2016

    Question

    Relationship between Skai and Aona?

    Brandon Sanderson

    RAFO.

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