The Final Empire (Mistborn, Book 1)

The Final Empire (Mistborn, Book 1)

Brandon Sanderson

Brandon Sanderson, fantasy's most up-to-date grasp story spinner, writer of the acclaimed debut Elantris, dares to show a style on its head via asking an easy query: What if the hero of prophecy fails? what sort of international effects whilst the darkish Lord is liable? the reply can be present in the Mistborn Trilogy, a saga of surprises and magical martial-arts motion that starts off in Mistborn.

For 1000 years the ash fell and no plants bloomed. For 1000 years the Skaa slaved in distress and lived in worry. For 1000 years the Lord Ruler, the "Sliver of Infinity," reigned with absolute strength and supreme terror, divinely invincible. Then, while desire used to be see you later misplaced that now not even its reminiscence remained, a very scarred, heart-broken half-Skaa rediscovered it within the depths of the Lord Ruler's such a lot hellish felony. Kelsier "snapped" and located in himself the powers of a Mistborn. an excellent thief and common chief, he grew to become his abilities to the final word caper, with the Lord Ruler himself because the mark.
Kelsier recruited the underworld's elite, the neatest and such a lot reliable allomancers, every one of whom stocks considered one of his many powers, and all of whom delight in a high-stakes problem. basically then does he demonstrate his final dream, not only the best heist in historical past, however the downfall of the divine despot.
But regardless of the simplest felony workforce ever assembled, Kel's plan seems extra just like the final lengthy shot, till good fortune brings a ragged woman named Vin into his lifestyles. Like him, she's a half-Skaa orphan, yet she's lived a miles harsher existence. Vin has realized to anticipate betrayal from each person she meets, and gotten it. she is going to need to learn how to belief, if Kel is to aid her grasp powers of which she by no means dreamed.

Readers of Elantris concept they'd found an individual detailed in Brandon Sanderson. Mistborn proves they have been correct.

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