|Featured In||The Stormlight Archive|
Alethkar. What did he think of this? ”His people had once ruled
Physically, they look like ordinary Alethi. However, if they wish to acknowledge that they are Oldbloods, they give themselves blue tattoos that cover their faces.
Before the Lighteyes took power, the Oldbloods ruled Alethkar. Little is known about how they ruled, other than that it was many years ago. Almost all power has been taken from then and they are now no longer a threat to the current monarchy. They have light colored eyes, so they are admitted into the ruling class, but they don't have any more authority than any other Lighteyes.
Alethkar was ruled by a different group of people. A different, like, dynasty. It's been overturned and it's been a long enough time that they're not really a threat. But to acknowledge they're an Oldblood, they wear the tattoo that means, "We used to rule this place." And so, it's just a lineage of people in a dynasty that used to be the kings of Alethkar. ”Years ago
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