|Featured In||The Stormlight Archive|
The Purelakers secretly worshiped Nu Ralik, while in public they swore by Vun Makak - Nu Ralik's spiteful brother. They publicly say things like "Vun Makak curse me as he wishes" or things like that. However in their head they thought of Nu Ralik only.
Vun Makak — his younger, spiteful brother — had to be tricked into thinking you worshiped him, otherwise he’d get jealous. It was only safe to speak of these things in a holy grotto. ”Foreigners were so stupid. Of course Nu Ralik was their god, but you always pretended that he wasn't.
”Oh, Nu Ralik ... We shouldn't have killed the guard. I just wanted ... wanted to see the sun again ...
As stated before, Nu Ralik is only sworn by in their holy grottos, but in the previous quote he is sworn by in public. This is significant because it shows how the convict knows he will die and it won't matter. It is also possible the convict was in shock and not thinking correctly.