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'''''Palates of Personality''''' is ancient poetry from [[Roshar]].{{ref|b|sa1|e|36}}
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'''''The Poem of Ista''''' is ancient poetry from [[Roshar]].
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It mentioned [[Dawnshard]]s and their ability to bind creatures and a temple surrounded by very tall steps. The section mentioning these things was extracted by [[Jasnah Kholin]] in one of her notebooks.{{ref|b|sa1|e|36}}
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|Taking the [[Dawnshard]], known to bind any creature voidish or mortal, he crawled up the steps crafted for [[Heralds]], ten strides tall apiece, toward the grand temple above.
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|A quote from ''The Poem of Ista'' noted by [[Jasnah Kholin]] for mentioning [[Dawnshard]]s{{ref|b|sa1|e|36}}
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|The ''Poem of Ista''. I have found no modern explanation of what these "[[Dawnshards]]" are. They seem ignored by scholars, though talk of them was obviously prevalent among those recording the early mythologies.
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|The note [[Jasnah]] made on the line she extracted from the poem{{ref|b|sa1|e|36}}
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Revision as of 21:00, 25 May 2014

The Poem of Ista is ancient poetry from Roshar.

It mentioned Dawnshards and their ability to bind creatures and a temple surrounded by very tall steps. The section mentioning these things was extracted by Jasnah Kholin in one of her notebooks.Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; refs with no name must have content

Taking the Dawnshard, known to bind any creature voidish or mortal, he crawled up the steps crafted for Heralds, ten strides tall apiece, toward the grand temple above.

—A quote from The Poem of Ista noted by Jasnah Kholin for mentioning DawnshardsCite error: Invalid <ref> tag; refs with no name must have content

The Poem of Ista. I have found no modern explanation of what these "Dawnshards" are. They seem ignored by scholars, though talk of them was obviously prevalent among those recording the early mythologies.

—The note Jasnah made on the line she extracted from the poemCite error: Invalid <ref> tag; refs with no name must have content

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