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From in-book The Way of Kings, we have: Those candle flames were like the lives of men.

This is being used by Nohadon in a metaphor about men and kingdoms. Read tWOK chapter 26: Stillness for the metaphor.

Don't the souls of people appear like candle flames in the Cognitive Realm? How much did Nohadon know? Perhaps his metaphor can tell us a little more about how the Cognitive Realm works?

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Perhaps that metaphor permeated the Rosharian consciousness enough for the souls of men to literally appear as flames. I'm not sure it's likely, but Nohadon was, in likelihood, a Knight of some such, or perhaps a Lightweaver, Elsecaller, or Willshaper took him to the Cognitive Realm to visit.

In any case, I think you're on to something. I don't know what, but you're on to something.

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Or it is only a coincidence. It's not a unusual metaphor, flame as souls.

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