|Titles||Prince consort of Thaylenah|
|Featured In||The Stormlight Archive|
Appearance and Personality
”By Kelek, storms, and Passions alike, what is that?
He is aging, and has drooping mustaches that match his long Thaylen eyebrows. He wears a vest and a cap. He is not a Shardbearer and does not carry a sword; Dalinar notes that this would be unusual for someone of Kmakl's rank in Alethkar. He is often by the queen's side and sometimes acts as an informal advisor, but he does not interfere with her duties as monarch. He is optimistic and courageous.
Kmakl was present when Dalinar Kholin arrived in Thaylen City to assess the damage from the Everstorm. Kmakl was attended by several scribes and instructed them to write down important bits of Fen's conversation with Dalinar for the official record.
As the Battle of Thaylen Field unfolded, Kmakl, Fen, and Navani Kholin surveyed the battlefield from the city walls. Kmakl believed that the coalition might successfully defend the city until a thunderclast appeared nearby, shaking the ground and severely damaging the wall. Kmakl suffered a cut to his scalp, but he and Fen were able to escape down a staircase to a guard chamber. However, they were seized by soldiers from House Sadeas under the influence of the Thrill. They were bound and gagged and the soldiers moved to kill Kmakl, since Amaram would only care about the queens. Kmakl tried to face his death with dignity, but the soldiers continued to manhandle him until Navani was able to incapacitate them with her painrial.
Kmakl and Fen subsequently witnessed Nergaoul's appearance on the battlefield, Dalinar summoning Honor's Perpendicularity, Jasnah Soulcasting a new section of one of the city's walls, and his son Kdralk attempting to recover a Shardblade. Kmakl thought the new wall would hold off Odium's forces until he saw the sheer number of singers that were prepared to attack, driven by the Thrill.