Malise Gevelmar
Biographical information
Ethnicity Veden
Nationality Jah Kevedian
Gender Female
Status Dead
Social Information
Title(s) Brightness
Family Brightlord Gevelmar (father),
House Davar
Appears in The Way of Kings, Words of Radiance

Malise Gevelmar was the youngest of Brightlord Gevelmar's daughters.[1] She married Brightlord Lin Davar shortly after Shallan's mother died, and was left in charge of Shallan's education. However, like in many rural Veden houses, she'd received little training herself and was incompetent in this respect, having very little influence on Shallan as a result.[citation needed]

Malise was beaten to death (several blows to her head) by her husband after Shallan and her brother, Balat, had planned to take her to safety. Lin had murdered her as punishment.[2]

Q&A with BrandonEdit

Q. When Shallan is appealing Jasnah, Jasnah reveals that she has heard about Shallan's step-mother, Malise Gevelmar. Has Malise Gevelmar ever met Jasnah or one of her associates (excluding Shallan)?

A. No, she has not. She really is just a rural lighteyes of not much consequence. Shallan's mother, however ...[3]


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