When Simol was informed of the arrival of the Edgedancers, a concealed consternation and terror, as is common in such cases, fell upon him; although they were not the most demanding of orders, their graceful, limber movements hid a deadliness that was, by this time, quite renowned; also, they were the most articulate and refined of the Radiants.
"They were once a glorious order," Darkness said ... . "Where you blunder, they were elegant things of beauty. They could ride the thinnest rope at speed, dance across rooftops, move through a battlefield like a ribbon on the wind.
"It is unfortunate they were always so concerned with small-minded things, while ignoring those of greater import."
As described above, while they were not the most demanding of Orders, their graceful, limber movements hid a deadliness that was quite renowned. They were also the most articulate and refined of the Radiants.