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Get Known if you don't have an account. Book 1: Unsouled. In the tournament where the different clans put their combatants against each other, Lindon is put against a bunch of ten-year-olds. Without much shame, he uses his Empty Palm technique, and happily beats them with his sixteen year old body. There's something hilarious about the fact that Lindon's plan to win an impossible fight is to basically throw a jar of bees at his opponent. And it works. Book 2: Soulsmith. One of Eithan's first scenes has him walk up to the Jai slavers and beg to be enslaved to atone for past sins.
It's an obvious trick, but they put a power-dampening collar on him anyway. Later, Eithan is able to help Yerin and Lindon escape easily, and then snaps off the collar with ease.
Book 3: Blackflame. Eithan "suggesting" that Lindon take the Path of Blackflame. He provides hundreds of alternatives, making absolutely sure that Lindon has plenty of other options. Except it's still blatantly obvious that he's guiding him towards the Blackflame, and Lindon is tired of his antics and just wants to skip to the end.
The Emperor is annoyed by Eithan randomly showing up in his palace, but not surprised. He spends the entire conversation making it clear that he's spent too long dealing with Eithan's crap. Eithan: He initiated an open attack against me in Serpent's Grave, and I was forced to take out the broom. Emperor: I've never heard that expression.
I assume you mean an actual broom. Let me just This is a good day. Book 4: Skysworn.Wei Shi Lindon Arelius is the primary protagonist of Cradle. He was born to the Shi family of the Wei Clan in Sacred Valley and was considered Unsouled due to his madra deficiency. Lindon is a tall man with a brawny physique. He often looks like he is spoiling for a fight with his rough face, tall build and broad shoulders He has black hair and dark brown eyes.
His eyes turn black with red irises when he cycles his Blackflame madra. After losing his arm, he obtains a misty prosthetic created through Soulsmithing.
The prosthetic uses a hunger binding taken from the Ancestors Spear that allows it to consume madra which can then be absorbed into either of his cores or gets funneled back into the enemy, but due to its nature as Remnant he needs to cycle madra through it to solidify it and allow it to interact with solid inanimate objects. After advancing to Underlord, his features smooth out.
His prosthetic remnant arm takes on the shape of a normal arm though it maintains its ivory white color. He also Forges the Archstone into his arm in order for the Gold Level prosthetic to survive the transition into the Lord Realm once washed in soulfire. Lindon is very polite and deferential due to growing up as an Unsouled, by far the least valuable member of the clan. Because of his madra deficiency, he was treated with mild scorn within his clan.
Without power, he was considered to be inconsequential at best and a little better than a punching bag at worst. This demeanor, though, has also made it easy for him to hide his dangerously clever mind without even intending to do so. Lindon has a keen interest in Soulsmithing, his mother's profession. He is very focused on advancement due to his time as weak and his vision from Suriel about the future calamity in Sacred Valley.
He is relentless in his goal to save Sacred Valley, no matter the cost. Though in Underlord, we find out that Lindon practices the sacred arts so that he won't be useless anymore. During his time in the Wei Clan he was also forbidden from learning any manner of sacred arts as well as utilizing any clan resources for advancement.
Lindon searched desperately for ways to improve himself on his own, doing whatever it takes to move forward. He relies on plans, tricks, and loopholes to get ahead. Lindon is kind and caring, sometimes to the point of naivety due to unfamiliarity with the world outside of Sacred Valley.Sold by: Amazon.
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I saw some people on the subreddit discussing supposed "spoilers" for Cradle 8 that weren't written by me, and I wanted to clear the record today. None of what I'm discussing here will be severe spoilers that will ruin your time with the book or anything, but if you're severely spoiler-averse, you might want to sit this one out.
I'm just going to clear up some of the rumors that. The Hidden Gnome Podcast. Which brings us to the next thing on our list! I really wish I had something new for you guys to read. If it makes you feel any better, I'm locked inside too. Not just because of coronavirus. I was locking myself in this week to get word count done, but it was nice of the government to cooperate with my schedule.
What Comes After Cradle? Last night, on the fan subreddit reddit. There was one question, or set of questions, that stuck with me afterwards and I continued thinking about today. And those boiled down to "What story are you going to write next?
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Emriss Silentborn, Memory of the World. Tiberian… More. Shelve Uncrowned.A crippled, powerless member of the clan of the White Fox in Sacred Valley. He spent his entire life being bullied by those stronger than him The disciple of the Sword Sage, despite the fact that Sages never take disciples. She is brusque and no-nonsense, dedicated only to getting stronger as her master wanted. Suriel showed Lindon a vision of her to set Lindon on the path out of Sacred Valley.
Eithan is known for being friendly, silly, and always knowing everything that is going on. A Blackflame dragon-turtle sacred beast, slowly going mad due to damage from channeling the Blackflame.
A Sylvan Riverseed, a type of nature spirit that will eventually grow into a powerful force. The Heaven's Glory school found her somewhere, and Lindon stole her on the way out. An exiled daughter of the Akura clan, which rules a significant portion of the continent.
She is in fact the daughter of Akura Malice, the Monarch herself. A random speaker construct in Ghostwater that gained intelligence after being left in the Dream Water pool. One of the Judges of the Abidan, the Phoenix who repairs and restores those who are lost. At the start of the series, she is searching for Ozriel, who has gone missing, but stops by Cradle on a whim and saves Lindon's life.
One of the Judges of the Abidan, the Reaper who eliminates dead worlds. He has gone missing, which is especially problematic because he is irreplaceable.
Suriel's search for him is the cause of most events in the series. Monarch of the Akura clan, and one of the most powerful people in the world. The Blackflame Empire is a small province in her domain. Mercy's "aunt" actually her great-niece and Sage of the Silver Heart. She becomes involved during Ghostwaterwhen she sends Mercy's cousin Harmony to the facility. Once the heir of the Jai clan, binding an improper Remnant took him off the Path of the Stellar Spear.
Jai Long's sister, who was crippled in an attack on the family compound. She was given treatment enough to survive, but nothing more, and has spent years barely able to breathe. The Patriarch of the Jai clan, and its only Underlord. He is dying, and if he doesn't find a suitable heir soon, the entire clan will die with him. Leader of the Skysworn, the Empire's elite forces. He is strict and no-nonsense, and hates that Eithan always gets away with everything.
Married to one of the imperial family. A Highgold soulsmith, one of the best the Fishers have. While still a Copper, Lindon begs her for training, and she ends up following him to the Blackflame Empire proper. Yerin's master, founder of the Path of the Endless Sword, and one of the most powerful people on the planet.
He died shortly before Lindon met Yerin.
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When it does, he will face Jai Long. But a new danger approaches the Empire, closer every day. Only the Skysworn stand With his duel fast approaching, Lindon is locked away in prison. Only the Skysworn stand between the people of the land and total annihilation. And Lindon may be forced to join them.
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See all 3 questions about Skysworn…. Lists with This Book. Community Reviews. Showing Average rating 4. Rating details. More filters. Sort order.She is currently an Underlady on the Path of the Endless Sword and, following the death of her master, the only known follower. On top of that she has also joined the Skysworn.
She is said to look thin and scruffy to the point she looks like she has spent the past while camped out in the woods. She cuts her own hair with sword madra in a perfectly straight line to minimize its interference in combat.
Initially, she wears a tattered black sacred artist's robe with a thick red cord tied around her waist. Her skin is covered in thin white, regular scars from practicing the Endless Sword technique. Yerin is known to be an intense person with scathing remarks and a sharp tongue.
She also despises her Blood Shadowas it has murdered many innocent people. Yerin was known to be a genius in her hometown before everyone was slaughtered by her Blood Shadow. Afterward, she held it down and stopped it from attempting to kill the Sage of the Endless Sword.
Although he was completely safe, he was impressed by her willpower and natural talent, and chose to take her on as his apprentice. He challenged her and caused her many injuries and scars, taking her around the continent for training. Near the end of his life, he took her to Sacred Valley to keep her safe from the wider world. After his assassination at the hands of the Heaven's Glory sect, she was driven out of the temple they were using as a base.
Yerin is a top-notch sacred artist on the Path of Endless Sword who is consistently able to defeat opponents of a higher level of advancement, or multiple opponents of her level. In BlackflameYerin as a new Highgold was able to give Jai Long, a Truegold, fear for his own safety until he decided to escape.
As a Truegold in UnderlordYerin along with her newly advanced Blood Shadow clone was able to simultaneously fight both Kiro and Meira, Underlord-level opponents, at the same time. The outcome was that Kiro was heavily wounded and the underlords had to escape. This grants her multiple other retractable limbs that end in swords, as well as access to some of the Sage's memories. Blood Shadow : In UnderlordYerin gains the ability to release her Blood Shadow, who is able to fight as an independent copy of her with all of her skills and abilities.