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|Featured In||Mistborn Era 2|
Appearance and Personality
Characterized by an ubiquitous smug smile, Gave sports a sharp chin and black hair, which he wears slicked back. He dresses for his job in formalwear and diamond cufflinks. He has a reputation for being dynamic and is overall well-regarded before his tenure as mayor.
Attributes and Abilities
Gave was born and raised in New Seran. He got into textiles and at one point did some business with House Ladrian. In 342 PC, he bought a few of the medallions recovered from the Southern Scadrian airship Brunstell.
The same year, Gave attended Kelesina Shores' party. Waxillium Ladrian wished to avoid him since he once dated Gave's cousin, Valette Entrone, but Steris pointed out that Gave was one of their best options to talk to, as he was on a list of people possibly connected to the Bands of Mourning in ReLuur's notebook. When Wax began asking him about archaeology, Gave insulted Wax in order to provoke a reaction and get an excuse to leave the conversation. After that didn't work, he instead insulted Steris, which caused Wax to snap in anger and instinctively reach for his gun.
He was elected mayor of Bilming in 346 PC and became a figurehead for the Outer Cities. During his tenure, the city grew incredibly in terms of size and was remodeled. He moved to ban noseball, but the ban was not enforced by the local constables.
Although Gave was an ally to the Set's presence in the city, he enacted a plan to take Telsin's place should she fail to take control of the Basin as proof to Autonomy that she could rule Scadrial. He kidnapped people in Bilming who opposed his politics, including Kyndlip Ternavyl and Pielle Fromed, and performed Hemalurgic experiments on them in an attempt to find a way to create Metalborn in large numbers. When Autonomy's army began to appear, he ordered an end to the project and retreated to the Community with those loyal to him. However, the Ghostbloods and Marasi rescued the captives, and several likely gave evidence against him at a later date.
|Mayor of Bilming
||Succeeded by |
|Mistborn Era 2|
The Alloy of Law · Shadows of Self · The Bands of Mourning · The Lost Metal
|Characters||Waxillium Ladrian · Wayne · Marasi Colms · Steris Harms · MeLaan · Miles Dagouter · Ranette · Edwarn Ladrian · Bleeder · Claude Aradel · Telsin Ladrian|
|Places||Elendel · Elendel Basin · Roughs · New Seran · Bilming · Malwish Consortium|
|Culture||Survivorism · The Path · Sliverism · Trellism|
|Organizations||The Set · The Vanishers · The Ghostbloods|
|Broadsheets||The Elendel Daily · The House Record · The New Ascendancy · The Two Seasons|
|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 · Harmonium · Trellium|
|Other Media||Mistborn Adventure Game · Mistborn: Birthright · Mistborn film · Mistborn: House War|