I didn't feel like looking for older threads. If I find one, I'll merge it (or a mod will) http://www.tor.com/blogs/2013/07/words-of-radiance-interlude http://www.tor.com/stories/2013/12/words-of-radiance-excerpt-lift Theories? We know from book one that there are 10 orders, it seems we will be seeing all of them. And is the presence of Radiants linked to desolations? Do they actually bring them about? I think we know who the man in white is, but who is Darkness and who does he work for?