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I have one question 'Who the darkling, (is it a person name or a group name)????'

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Ray-ray Techically, it is a person. A human, maybe not, but he has the traits and characteristics of one. Towards the beginning of the book, he author says that there have been multiply Darklings, so as soon as you become a Darkling, you assume the title. The Darkling keeps the Grisha in line and is the most powerful.
Ara the darkling is just a person who is in charge of all the grisha
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by Leigh Bardugo (Goodreads Author)
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