And when they were spoken of by the common folk, the Releasers claimed to be misjudged because of the dreadful nature of their power; and when they dealt with others, always were they firm in their claim that other epithets, notably "Dustbringers," often heard in the common speech, were unacceptable substitutions, in particular for their similarity to the word "Voidbringers." They did also exercise anger in great prejudice regarding it, though to many who speak, there was little difference between these two assemblies.
As indicated above, the Dustbringers preferred to be called Releasers, and claimed as well to be misjudged because of the nature of their power. When they dealt with others, they were firm in their claim that other "epithets" (i.e., the title "Dustbringers," according to them), were unacceptable substitutions due to their similarity to the title, Voidbringers. They also exercised great anger in great prejudice regarding it.
The Surge of Division causes objects - or people - to degrade, burn, or turn to dust. Malata demonstrates this by pressing her safehand against a table. Marks spread out from the point of contact, little swirls of blackness etching themselves into the wood. The scent of burning fills the air, but the flames don't persist if she doesn't want them to.