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Lightbringer is the sword of Azor Ahai, a legendary hero who is prophesied to fight the Great Other. Lightbringer is thought to be a sword made of living fire. It is also known as the Red Sword of Heroes.[1]. Many believe the Legend of Lightbringer's creation is metaphorical, while others believe it is a physical sword. Possibilities:

Davos Seaworth

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The wind sighed through the chamber, and in the hearth the flames gusted and swirled. He listened to the logs crackle and spit. When Davos left the window his shadow went before him, tall and thin, and fell across the Painted Table like a sword.
GRRM
[2]
Is the brave Ser Onion so frightened of a passing shadow? Take heart ,then. Shadows only live when given birth by light, and the king’s fires burn so low I dare not draw off any more to make another son. It might well kill him.” Melisandre moved closer. “With another man, though…a man whose flames still burn hot and high…if you truly wish to serve your king’s cause, come to my chamber one night. I could give you pleasure such as you have never known, and with your life-fire I could make
"Take the torch,” Ser Axell commanded the gaoler. “Leave the traitor to the darkness."No,” his brother said. “Axell, please, don’t take the light…gods have mercy.”
Alester Florent
[3]

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