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Can anyone tell me what happened when Elend burned duralumin+atium? He saw a "vision" of Vin but what else happened, what happens when you burn a god metal and duralumin.

please post Wobs or what you think happened

 

 

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I put this in spoilers, as it reveals a bit too much about the plot, especially the third book.

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Normally Atium works through the spiritual realm. Time doesn't really exists there, and the future sight of Shards also comes from this place. Normally Atium only allows for a fairly limited view that only lets you see a few seconds ahead. Using duralumin with the Atium however allowed Elend to fully view the Spiritual realm. This allowed him to fully grasp Presevation's Plan, and the fact that he needed to die in order to drive Vin to destroy Ruin.

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10 minutes ago, turtle373 said:

Can anyone tell me what happened when Elend burned duralumin+atium? He saw a "vision" of Vin but what else happened, what happens when you burn a god metal and duralumin.

please post Wobs or what you think happened

as a spoiler for HoA, because it is fairly big thing.

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Here's the relevant WoB :) warning spoiler alert kind of...

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INTERVIEW: Oct 12th, 2015

Shadows of Self-Oak Brook, IL

ARGENT

Can somebody travel to the Spiritual Realm, the same as the Cognitive?

BRANDON SANDERSON

Yes, but it's a very different experience. It is possible… You may have seen people do it...

ARGENT

As in you're not sure, or you're being obnoxiously vague?

BRANDON SANDERSON

No...

QUESTION

As in, you probably have but he's having trouble remembering it.

BRANDON SANDERSON

No no no... For instance, Elend burning atium and duralumin pulled most of him into the Spiritual Realm.

ARGENT

Oh, that's what happens there.

BRANDON SANDERSON

Yeah. He kind of got yanked into- You also have seen people ascend with the powers and dip into the Spiritual Realm for a little bit.

ARGENT

So, Vin?

BRANDON SANDERSON

Yeah. But they could be on both, or either, or both at the same time. But you have seen Vin stick into the Spiritual Realm. And it happened to Sazed/Harmony...

QUESTION

Oh! So is that where the gods live? Kinda?

BRANDON SANDERSON

Most of the bulk of the Shard's energy of being is contained in the Spiritual Realm, yes. [edited for clarity- Original was: Most of the bulk of what the Shard's energy of being is contained on the Spiritual Realm] Except for one notable exception!

QUESTION

The mistwraith?

BRANDON SANDERSON

No

 

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4 hours ago, 8giraffe8 said:

@Extesian I assume the exception is the Dor

Indeed!

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BRANDON SANDERSON

Yes, it would work the same way. The only magic that is location-dependent-- the ones who aren’t interested in this, just hum to yourself, okay? You don’t need to know any of this stuff to enjoy the books, okay? I’ve [written] them so that each series can be read independently, and enjoyed. There is behind the scenes stuff, and if you want to dig, it goes pretty deep. So on Sel, we have AonDor. AonDor is based on the fact that the Dor, which is an amalgamation of Dominion and Devotion, has been pressed together and stuffed into the Cognitive Realm by Odium who didn’t want it to gain sentience, as Investiture will do if it is left alone. It will either seek someone to be its Vessel or it will gain sentience. He pressed it in there; he pressed it together, which creates the violent reaction, because those two Intents are opposed. And that is the foundation of the magic. Because it’s stuck in the Cognitive Realm rather than the Spiritual Realm (the Spiritual Realm is location-independent; Cognitive Realm is location-dependent), it makes the magic on Sel only work in close proximity to what is keyed through there to the location they’re keyed to. This has to do with Identity and Connection--mostly Connection. So that means you can’t do AonDor on another planet, but you can do other magics works anywhere, because they’re drawing the magics specifically through either the place, or they’re end-neutral, like Breath is, and don’t need any extra power.

 

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