|Died||Killed by Waxillium Ladrian|
|Featured In||Mistborn Era 2|
”Someone else moves us
Appearance and Personality
”I have seen God, lawkeeper. I have seen Death himself, with the nails in his eyes. I have seen the Survivor, who is life.—Bloody Tan to Wax
Bloody Tan seemed to be unhinged, and used human bodies pierced with metal as ornaments (or for some other purpose) in his lair. He believes, honestly, that he has seen Death, the Survivor, and God; it is unclear whether any of those claims are actually true.
Attributes and Abilities
Given the human bodies pierced with metal in his lair, it is possible that Bloody Tan knew something of Hemalurgy. In addition, the way that he was able to perform his "trick" of moving Lessie in the path of Wax's bullet indicates that he could have had some unknown power, although this may also have happened because Harmony wanted Wax to think that Lessie was dead.
The entrance to Bloody Tan's hideout is in an old cold cellar behind the store. Connected to that is a long former smuggling tunnel, also Bloody Tan's gallery. The first body in the gallery is Geormin, the Coachman. Geormin had been mummified and propped up with wires. Farther down the tunnel is Annarel, who was preserved and hung on the wall in a pose, as if examining the rocks. There are six more corpses in the tunnel in various poses. One is in a chair, one is strung up as if flying, three are stuck to the wall, and the last is a slender man saluting. After that, a hole in the ceiling leads up into a church of the survivor. The hole comes out in the front of the church by four altars. The building is quite old and in disrepair. The roof is gone, and the benches and statues are strewn about.
”The best performances are those that can only be performed once.—Bloody Tan to Wax
Bloody Tan was a mortician in Elendel. Later, he moved to The Roughs, where his criminal activity made him notorious.
|Mistborn Era 2|
The Alloy of Law · Shadows of Self · The Bands of Mourning · The Lost Metal
|Characters||Waxillium Ladrian · Wayne · Marasi Colms · Miles Dagouter · Steris Harms · Ranette · Edwarn Ladrian · MeLaan · Bleeder · Claude Aradel · Telsin Ladrian|
|Places||Elendel · Elendel Basin · Roughs · New Seran|
|Organizations||The Set · The Vanishers · The Nightstreet Gang|
|Broadsheets||The Elendel Daily · The House Record · The New Ascendancy|
|Other||High Imperial · The Allomantic Agreement of '94|
|Era 1 books||Mistborn: The Final Empire · The Well of Ascension · The Hero of Ages |
(The Eleventh Metal · Mistborn: Secret History)
|Era 2 books||The Alloy of Law · Shadows of Self · The Bands of Mourning · The Lost Metal |
(Allomancer Jak and the Pits of Eltania)
|Shards||Preservation · Ruin · Harmony|
|History||Classical Scadrial · Final Empire · Catacendre · Elendel · Southern Scadrian|
|Magic||Metallic Arts (Allomancy, Feruchemy, Hemalurgy) · Metalborn · Mistborn · Misting · Savant · Ferring · Twinborn · Compounding · Atium · Lerasium · Ettmetal|
|Other Media||Mistborn Adventure Game · Mistborn: Birthright · Mistborn film · Mistborn: House War|