Brandon Sanderson is a prolific American author of fantasy and science fiction. He is best known for his Cosmere universe, in which most of his fantasy novels, notably the Mistborn series and The Stormlight Archive, are set. He gained fame for completing Robert Jordan's epic fantasy series The Wheel of Time after Jordan's death. Sanderson's works are known for their intricate magic systems, expansive world-building, and engaging storytelling.
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In a grim, ash-covered world ruled by the immortal Lord Ruler, a young street urchin discovers she possesses unique magical abilities—Allomancy, the power to ingest and burn metals to enhance physical and mental capabilities. She joins a group of rebel skaa, the oppressed class, led by a charismatic criminal mastermind, to overthrow the centuries-old tyranny. Together, they devise an elaborate heist to infiltrate the noble houses and spark a revolution, uncovering dark secrets and unexpected truths about their world and the origins of the Lord Ruler's power along the way.
In a world ravaged by ferocious storms and embroiled in war, three main characters navigate their own paths. Kaladin, a skilled soldier turned slave, struggles to protect his fellow slaves while grappling with his own inner demons. Shallan, a brilliant and ambitious scholar, is on a dangerous quest to steal a powerful artifact to save her family from ruin. Dalinar, a high-ranking military leader, is plagued by visions of ancient times and a mysterious warning. As their lives intertwine, they must confront their own truths and fight for survival in a world on the brink of destruction.
In this epic fantasy sequel, the world of Roshar is further explored, with ancient oaths and legendary heroes coming to the forefront as the battle against the enigmatic and destructive forces known as the Voidbringers intensifies. The narrative follows multiple characters, including a once-slave who rises to become a military leader, a brilliant but troubled scholar who seeks forbidden knowledge, and a highprince burdened by his past and the expectations of his position. As they navigate political intrigue, ancient prophecies, and their own personal demons, their stories intertwine, revealing secrets about the mystical Knights Radiant and the true nature of the world-threatening Desolation that looms ever closer.