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|Headquarters||The Silent Mount|
|Featured In||The Stormlight Archive|
”Anak malah kaf, del makian habin yah
The Vanrial were an order of artists on Roshar who lived on the slopes of the Silent Mount in Jah Keved. For centuries they sang a song in a language whose meaning had been lost. The Vanrial claimed that the song had been given to them by the Heralds. Some evidence suggested that the lyrics themselves were in the Dawnchant.
There is also a theory that was known as the Vanrial Hypothesis; what it postulates is unknown.