Biographical information
Ethnicity Unknown
Nationality Alethi
Gender Male
Status Unknown
Occupation Bridgeman
Appears in The Way of Kings, Words of Radiance

Yake is an Alethi bridgeman in Highprince Sadeas's army. He is a member of Bridge Four. In a bridge run, he caught an arrow in his arm.[1]

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Additionally, Yake is one of the three bridgemen (the others being Moash and Teft) who were the first brought to be introduced to fighting with a Shardblade under the tutelage of Zahel.[2] He is described as a "stout man" when he first begins using the Shardblade and he contradict's Zahel's description of Shardblades as being "just a tool." Additionally, he is the first of the bridgemen to view Shallan as a possible threat as an assassin, indicating he is attentive and intelligent.