The Way of Kings Setting

Brandon Sanderson
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Roshar

Roshar is the landmass that encompasses all of the different kingdoms that are mentioned throughout the novel. It is mentioned several times when the characters talk about the entire continent as a whole.

The Shattered Plains

This is a section of land that is in the southeastern section of Roshar and it is aptly named. The land is comprised of hundreds of plateaus, each requiring the use of a bridge to get across. This is one of the main settings of the novel as several of the first person narrators are currently battling on the Plains. It is the geographical center of the conflict between the Parshendi and the Alethi.

Kharbranth

Kharbranth is a port city that is known for its wonderful hospitals. This city is another main setting of the story as one of the most prevalent first person narrators is situated here for the duration of...

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