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|Related to||Realmatic Theory|
|Featured In||The Stormlight Archive|
The only known instance of a Cognitive anomaly is in the Nalthian system. The scholars of Silverlight have a star chart that shows an anomaly within the orbital path of Nalthis. The map's representation of the anomaly resembles a roughly planet-sized gaseous cloud; it is unclear if this is a stylized depiction or if the anomaly actually exists in the Physical Realm.
Silvery chains that originate on Threnody somehow allow a user to "anchor" themselves through a Cognitive anomaly. The implications of anchoring are unknown, but the chains are incredibly rare and valuable on other planets. While traveling through Celebrant in Shadesmar, Kaladin notices a thin silver chain offered by a cultivationspren vendor for a seemingly exorbitant price. Although silver exhibits magical properties on Threnody, the exact composition of the chains remains unknown.
Raboniel, a cosmere-aware Fused on Roshar, is given a metal item in a bag by Mraize, presumably a silver chain. She is shocked to see it, and calls it a priceless wonder from the land of the dead.
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