> One other, slightly related question that has just occurred to me - can trolls be illuminated? On one hand, it seems like it would have to be possible, and certainly Arkat was an illuminate who became a troll, presumably without losing that state of illumination.
> But on the other hand, it certainly doesn't sound right, though that might be because trolls and anything with "light" in it don't go well.
> Do we have any examples of illuminated trolls, other than Arkat?
I believe trolls can experience some forms of illumination, in the sense of cosmic conciousness. Rashoran was active in the underworld. I personally believe that Xiola Umbar's recognition of the unborn Aether as 'friendship from afar' was her mystical awakening.
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