Summary:Words of Radiance/Chapter 58
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So Melishi retired to his tent, and resolved to destroy the Voidbringers upon the next day, but that night did present a different stratagem, related to the unique abilities of the Bondsmiths; and being hurried, he could make no specific account of his process; it was related to the very nature of the Heralds and their divine duties, an attribute the Bondsmiths alone could address.
—From Words of Radiance, chapter 30, page 18
- Kaladin (Point of View)
- Torol Sadeas (Point of View)
- Adolin (Mentioned only)
- Ialai Sadeas
- Renarin (Mentioned only)
- Plot Summary
- Ishevah 1173
Kaladin, in chains, listens as Dalinar argues on his behalf while Elhokar berates Kaladin for besmirching a general and destroying their chance to defeat Sadeas immediately since Sadeas uses a loophole to delay the duel. Elhokar threatens to have Kaladin executed for slander but Dalinar says he won't stand for it, and says they will become enemies if this happens. Elhokar then orders Kaladin to be imprisoned until further notice which Dalinar accepts. Dalinar thanks Kaladin for saving Adolin and Renarin but then berates him for ruining their plan to defeat Sadeas and for his allegations which Dalinar has found witnesses who testify in favor of Amaram's statements. Kaladin argues against his punishment but Dalinar says that he will obey and serve his sentence.
Sadeas returns to his own quarters and contemplates his narrow escape. Ialai appears and Sadeas orders her to find incriminating information about Dalinar then have him assassinated.
Kaladin is led to a prison cell in Dalinar's camp prison. He tells Sylphrena that he will never trust lighteyes again.