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Appearance and Personality
She is a short woman who prefers havahs to traditional Thaylen dress. She wears her eyebrows in tight curls. She is older than her colleague Ulvlk. She is very loyal to her guild, and she questions the motives of Navani Kholin.
Attributes and Abilities
As a member of the Vriztl Guild, Vrandl is knowledgeable regarding the known properties of Stormlight and fabrials, including certain "trade secrets" that are shared only among guild members. She serves in Queen Fen Rnamdi's court in Thaylen City.
In 1175, Vrandl and Ulvlk visited Urithiru to listen to Navani's lectures on fabrials. During their visit, Raboniel invaded the tower and fighting between the singers and humans commenced. Navani made contact with the Sibling and began receiving information about Raboniel's likely plans. As an expert on fabrials, Navani was aware that the two Thaylen scholars might have confidential information that would be crucial to defending the tower, and she kept them close by.
Acting on the Sibling's instructions, Navani sought a method to quickly transfer Stormlight between gemstones. Vrandl became suspicious since Navani needed very specific information that only she and Ulvlk could provide, and believed that Navani was trying to trick them into revealing their "trade secrets". Navani rebuked the Thaylens for withholding information that could potentially save humanity, but Vrandl remained silent. Ulvlk, however, decided to reveal the Vriztl secret of using a specific sound frequency created by tuning forks to transfer Light between gems. Vrandl was incensed; she maintained her position that Navani's motivation was a ruse. She told Ulvlk that she would be expelled by the guild for revealing their secret, although Navani reassured a nervous Ulvlk that she only wanted to stop the invaders. Vrandl was presumably persuaded by Navani, as the coalition scholars were soon provided with two tuning forks by the Thaylens.