Luckily, the hardcover came with two covers, the other of which (pictured above) was much more respectable.
Cool Old Guy: Abenthy (mentioned to be pushing sixty) speaks the titular name of the wind on his very first appearance, and he’s the one who first teaches Kvothe about sympathy.
Of course, the very next cut is to a discussion the day before, where Alex is told about Ed’s puree.
Replica Hermes Birkin Sassy Black Woman: Winnie black, feisty and hugely aggressive.
The Maharajah of Gaipajama never shows up nor is referred to again after The Blue Lotus.