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God Beyond

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God Beyond
Universe Cosmere
Featured In The Emperor's Soul, Mistborn Era 2, Shadows for Silence
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She was a woman. Good at lying, they are. The God Beyond made'm that way.

The God Beyond or the Unknown God is a god that is worshipped on multiple Shardworlds.[1][2][3]

On Scadrial, Wayne mentions the God Beyond in passing.[1]

On Roshar, Hoid refers to the God Beyond in a parable while talking with Shallan.[4]

On Sel, it is referred to as the Unknown God by the MaiPon, although this is indeed the same as the God Beyond.[2] Wan ShaiLu prays to the unknown god[5], and her people relate it to the rocks that fell from the sky.[6] Additionally, in a scene from the perspective of Hoid at the back of the Elantris Tenth Anniversary Edition, Hoid refers to the Unknown God in passing.[7] It is unknown what relationship the God Beyond has to Adonalsium.

On Threnody, Silence Montane and her daughter William Ann swear to the God Beyond.[3]


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