- About Fabrials
|“|| The cut and type of the gem determines what kind of spren are attracted to it and can be imprisoned in it.
There must be thousands of possible combinations.
Once a spren is captured and the gem infused with Stormlight the fabrial can be used in machines.''
Around it scribed: Cold, gravity, pain, heat, wind, Flamespren trapped in emerald.
- The pain knife
|“||The pain knife is used as a means of protection. Sharp blades pierce an attacker’s clothing and cause crippling pain.||”|
The pain knife parts explained:
|“|| Removable outer covering to infuse fabrial with Stormlight|
Retractable blades cause crippling pain.
Dial pushes blades to four set lengths.
The page describes the design and operation of a fabrial-powered bracelet (presumably of Navani's own invention) that can be used to read the emotions of nearby people.Text:
- Examples of stormlight patterns
|“|| Patterns of stormlight filtered through the fabrial determine the power of the gem|
Fabrials allow creation of things like the emotion bracelet made of ten fabrials working together
The pattern cannot be seen by the naked eye
Man betrayed by a close friend Woman who has just been proposed to Man who discovered his betrothed lies to him Mother at wedding of only son
Anticipation anger disgust sadness
joy trust fear surprise
The trick of the emotion fabrials is first learning to read it and second learning to tell if the bracelet is reading your emotions, your subject's emotions, or the emotions of the people in the next room over.
The translation of the script is as follows:
1. Fabrial for an archer tower.
2. Reversal principle conjoined.
3. Compounded custom cut amethysts.
4. Aids in drying bowstrings.