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Shallan's mother

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House Davar
Spouse Lin
Children Helaran, Balat, Jushu, Wikim, Shallan
Died Tanat ? 1167[1]
Nationality Veden
World Roshar
Universe Cosmere
Featured In The Stormlight Archive
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Brightness Davar is a Veden lady on Roshar.

She is the first wife of Lin Davar, and birthed Shallan, Jushu, Balat, Wikim and the late Helaran.

After Shallan began manifesting Surgebinding abilities at the age of eleven,[1] she and an associate, a Skybreaker acolyte she had "intimate contact" with[2], attempted to kill Shallan. Shallan's spren Pattern manifests himself as a Shardblade, which Shallan then uses in self-defense, killing Brightness Davar.[3]

Lin Davar takes the blame for Brightness Davar's death, and publicly acknowledges killing her, in order to protect Shallan.[1][4]


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