It has been theorized that, since the Letter's recipient is from Yolen, and from the Letter referring to the recipient as "you old reptile," that the letter's recipient is a dragon. Brandon has stated that dragons can take human form however it is unclear whether there are any small anatomical differences.
- Do you think you will ever include dragons in your books?
— Theoryland - Jul, 2009
- Is the recipient of the letter in Way of Kings also in Dragonsteel?
— Theoryland - 14 November 2011