A paladin is mentioned in a short story is said to be a sun paladin. A sun paladin is apparently a type of paladin taken up by some humans of the Alliance. They are capable of harnessing the power of the sun in their weapons and auras. This particular Alliance sun paladin in the story was helping a Horde plagueshifter fight some deep elementals in the Eastern Plaguelands. He used a crossbow at first and then switched to a sword.