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4 hours ago, The Sunmancer said:

if a void spren is possiable to be suppresed within the gemheart of a voidspren by a normal spren could it be possiable for a normal spren to suppress one of its own kind? 

I.E. - Honor spren vs honor spren, Cryptic Vs Cryptic

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Spoilered until the thread gets moved:


Spren that provide Forms, even the Forms of Power, are the "lesser spren" that are the spren's version of animals.  The Radiant spren that provide Surges, by contrast, are sapient people in their own right.  Assuming the same circumstances we've seen of a Singer with a Radiant Bond, that Radiant Spren should be able to trap a lesser Form spren in the gemheart, regardless of which Shard(s) either of those spren are aligned with.  But if both are sapient, or if one or both arent Bonded (via Form bond or Radiant Bond), it's may or may not work.  The only thing we can reasonably say is that it requires a Gemheart so it wont be possible with a Human radiant.  


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44 minutes ago, The Sunmancer said:

thank you, I very confused as to where to post what, I'm new to this website and it's rather difficult to navigate 

No worries, everybody is new at some point. As shown in the screenshot I posted, if you go to Home > Forums you will see a description under each header about what discussion belongs in that section. For Example, this forum (17th Shard Discussion) is labeled:

Discuss all site things, like Shardcast and more, in this forum! 

Which means it is for discussing things about the forum itself (navigation, how to use forum tools, how reputation works etc.) as well as forum policies

Books themselves may be discussed in the Cosmere section has the forums for different areas in the Casmere (as shown in the screenshot above), the Non-Cosmere Works for other things (Rithmatist, Alcatraz, etc.), and the Spoiler Zone (for new releases - the linked policy above discusses how long new works remain in the Spoiler section). 

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