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Chapter Map & Epigraph
The Shattered Plains
You do not agree with my quest. I understand that, so much as it is possible to understand someone with whom I disagree so completely.
Alethi Codes of War
Readiness - The officer will be prepared at all times for battle. Never drunken on wine, never without his weapon.
Inspiration - The officer will wear his uniform when in public, to look ready for war and to give strength to his troops.
Restraint - The officer will refrain from needless duels, arguments, or squabbles with other officers in camp, to prevent injury to men who may be needed to command.
Leadership - The officer will require no action of his soldiers that he would not be will to perform himself.
Honor - The officer will not abandon allies on the field, nor will he seek to profit from the loss of his allies.
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