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Tanalan's father

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Spouse Wife
Children Tanalan
Died ? 1141[1]
Abilities Shardbearer
Residence Rathalas
Nationality Alethi
World Roshar
Universe Cosmere
Featured In The Stormlight Archive
This article's title is uncanonical and a fan created one, because an official term or name has not been made yet.

Brightlord Tanalan is is the citylord of Rathalas. He has a nasal accent, common in the Rifters.[1]

He once played pawns with Dalinar and lost, paying the bet with a hundred glowing rubies each in a bottle of wine.[1]

When Gavilar attacked the rift, Tanalan was in possession of the shardblade Oathbringer. He tried to duel Dalinar, but was quickly brought down by a surprise charge. When Tanalan's soldiers tried to kill Dalinar, he brought down the platform they were fighting on, mortally wounding Tanalan in the process. He was then brought to a secret hideout with his wife and child, but Dalinar followed him and ended him there, taking his shardblade but sparing his son. [1]

After his death his son Tanalan took his title and continued the rebellion, culminating in the burning of Rathalas.[2]


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