Excerpt from The Hero of Ages

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I am currently reading Brandon Sanderson’s The Hero of Ages. Yes, this is the third book in the Mistborn trilogy, and I haven’t read the first two books in the series. I just dived right into this world without knowing anything about it, but Sanderson does a good job at filling in the backstory so that the reader has some idea of what’s going on.

Breeze turned to look out the window. “You were always the best of us, Sazed,” he said quietly. “Because you believed in something.”

Brandon Sanderson, The Hero of Ages

Who is the Hero of Ages?

To end the Final Empire and restore freedom, Vin killed the Lord Ruler. But as a result, the Deepness–the lethal form of the ubiquitous mists–is back, along with increasingly heavy ashfalls and ever more powerful earthquakes. Humanity appears to be doomed.

Having escaped death at the climax of The Well of Ascension only by becoming a Mistborn himself, Emperor Elend Venture hopes to find clues left behind by the Lord Ruler that will allow him to save the world. Vin is consumed with guilt at having been tricked into releasing the mystic force known as Ruin from the Well. Ruin wants to end the world, and its near omniscience and ability to warp reality make stopping it seem impossible. She can’t even discuss it with Elend lest Ruin learn their plans!

Comments

  1. I still haven’t tried his books. They look so fun. Congrats on your new release!

    My TT from The Death Doll

  2. I have several Brandon Sanderson books on my TBR and need to start reading them – are you enjoying this one? I did like the teaser… My TT this week – https://sjhigbee.wordpress.com/2017/10/17/teaser-tuesday-17th-october-2017/

  3. Kathy Martin says

    I have this one on my TBR mountain along with books 1 & 2. Hopefully, I’ll get to them someday. Here are my teasers this week.

  4. Interesting teaser, and the cover art is great too! Here’s my Teaser this week: http://bit.ly/2ywjIMT

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