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  • 1

    Interview: Mar 29th, 2014

    Herowannabe

    When Sazed

    Brandon Sanderson

    You do know that I've got a character in one of the books named Bowen? [Clarification: My name is Bowen. He said this while personalizing our books]

    Herowannabe

    Really?

    Brandon Sanderson

    Yes. He's actually been in the books so far, but not by name. He's one of the Worldhoppers. If you go look and talk to them they may have identified him, some people who have read.

    Herowannabe

    Thank you for naming a character after me!

    Brandon Sanderson

    Yes. I did it. He's from White Sand. I wrote the book in '98. Yeah, he's one of the Purelake guys.

    Herowannabe

    Is he Blunt?

    Brandon Sanderson

    Yeah, yeah. [...] (later) So yeah, Bowen, you'll have to see because when I redid the linguistics for the world, his name I think got changed. I think it's now Baon. But in the very first draft of the very first book I ever wrote his name was Bowen. And the reason I think I changed it - is because he's a bowman. And I'm like I can't name the bowman—the archer—Bowen. That's kinda dumb. But in my head he's still Bowen.

    Herowannabe

    Anyway, my question...

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  • 2

    Interview: Jan 21st, 2015

    Question

    Who are the 3 travelers in The Way of Kings?

    Brandon Sanderson

    Weve seen 2 of them already. The third will be in the graphic novels that are coming soon.

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  • 3

    Interview: Apr 8th, 2016

    Blightsong

    Does Baon's name sound Selish for a reason?

    Brandon Sanderson

    No, that just a coincidence. That was before I had written Elantris, so.

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