Knights of Wind and Truth

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The Stormlight Archive
Follows Rhythm of War
Setting Roshar, Cosmere
Released November 2024[1]
Publisher Tor Books

Knights of Wind and Truth is the working and likely final title of the fifth book of the Stormlight Archive,[2] which is the planned ending to the front half of the series.[3] It will be released in November 2024, coinciding with the 2024 Dragonsteel convention.[1]

Pre-Publication Content[edit]

  • In March 2022, Brandon did a reading of the first draft of the prologue on his YouTube channel. It can be read and listened to here on Arcanum.
  • At FanX in 2022, Brandon did a reading of a Kaladin chapter from the first draft, which can be read and listened to here on Arcanum
  • At New York Comic Con in 2022, Brandon did a reading of the first draft of Szeth's first flashback chapter, which can be read and listened to here on Arcanum.
  • The first progress update was published on Reddit on September 6th, 2022, and featured a piece of concept art created by Randy Vargas.
  • During Dragonsteel 2022, Brandon did a reading of Kaladin Chapters 1-2, which can be read and listened to here on Arcanum
  • During Dragonsteel 2022, Brandon did a reading of Szeth Flashback 3, which can be read and listened to here on Arcanum
  • Dalinar will play an even larger role than in Rhythm of War.[4][5]
  • Szeth will be the focus character.[6][7][8][9]

Trivia[edit]

  • More of Roshar's queer characters will be canonized in the book,[10] including Renarin[11][12][13] and Rlain.[11][12][14]
  • The planned ending was based upon the ending he planned out for an RPG in 1999, and has been in the outline from the start. Brandon hopes that it will land right with people and recontextualize many important moments in the series.[15]

Notes[edit]

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