|Featured In||The Stormlight Archive|
Appearance and Personality
In 1168, Sheler commands a company fighting for Sadeas princedom in Amaram's army during a battle with Hallaw's forces. One of his squadleaders, Varth, sacrifices several messenger boys as a distraction, including Tien.
Sheler later moves to the border to fight the Herdazians, and he learns their language over time. Using the invasion of his homeland as an excuse, he robs and murders Herdazian civilians, and abuses their women. He is taken captive by a Herdazian general and demands the "right of ransom", but the general tells him that he forfeited that right by committing war crimes. Instead, Sheler is given three options for punishment: beheading by the women that he abused, being tortured with a hammer and hung from a cliff with no protection from the highstorm, or wrestling "the hog". He chooses to fight the hog, assuming it is a pig, and begins to formulate plans to seek vengeance on the Herdazians for humiliating him. He is doused in a foul-smelling oil and left shackled on the beach as the Herdazians use a horn to summon the hog, which is actually a huge sea creature with enormous claws. Sheler sees the creature break the surface of the ocean while the Herdazians place wagers on how long he will survive; his ultimate fate is unknown.
”You must contact my highprince and accept payment based on my rank!— Sheler to the Herdazian general when trying to avoid punishment.
- Sheler's company uses a black glyphpair with shesh and lerel.
- Sheler states that he is cousin to the highlord, presumably referring to Meridas Amaram.
- The description of the hog is similar to that of large greatshells such as the yu-nerig.
Big Smooth (talk) 10:00, 25 March 2019 (MST)