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Polite Lady's Handbook to Courtship and Family

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Polite Lady's Handbook to Courtship and Family
Type Book
Author Bekenah, others
Language Women's script
World Roshar
Universe Cosmere
Featured In The Stormlight Archive

[I]s that what women are supposed to seek in a mate? Is it in the Polite Lady's Handbook to Courtship and Family? The Bekenah edition, maybe? 'Ladies, you can’t possibly marry a man if he can’t fly.'

The Polite Lady's Handbook to Courtship and Family is a book on Roshar. At least one edition was written by a woman named Bekenah.[1]

After the Battle of Thaylen Field, Adolin Kholin tried to call off his engagement to Shallan Davar and "let [Kaladin] have" her, saying he believed she would be happier with Kaladin, based on the looks she had given Kaladin while in her Veil persona and Kaladin's ability to fly. Shallan, however, had realized how much they loved each other, and sarcastically asked Adolin if there was a requirement that a women give precedence to someone who could fly when looking for someone to marry, suggesting that it might be in the Bekenah edition of the Polite Lady's Handbook to Courtship and Family.[1]

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