The Final Empire (Mistborn, Book 1)

The Final Empire (Mistborn, Book 1)

Brandon Sanderson


Brandon Sanderson, fantasy's most modern grasp story spinner, writer of the acclaimed debut Elantris, dares to show a style on its head through asking an easy query: What if the hero of prophecy fails? what sort of global effects whilst the darkish Lord is dependable? the reply should 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 flora bloomed. For one thousand years the Skaa slaved in distress and lived in worry. For 1000 years the Lord Ruler, the "Sliver of Infinity," reigned with absolute energy and supreme terror, divinely invincible. Then, whilst wish was once goodbye misplaced that no longer even its reminiscence remained, a very scarred, heart-broken half-Skaa rediscovered it within the depths of the Lord Ruler's so much hellish felony. Kelsier "snapped" and located in himself the powers of a Mistborn. an excellent thief and usual chief, he grew to become his skills to the last 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 one in all his many powers, and all of whom delight in a high-stakes problem. in basic terms then does he demonstrate his final dream, not only the best heist in historical past, however the downfall of the divine despot.
But inspite of the simplest felony team ever assembled, Kel's plan appears to be like extra just like the final lengthy shot, until eventually success brings a ragged lady named Vin into his lifestyles. Like him, she's a half-Skaa orphan, yet she's lived a far harsher lifestyles. Vin has discovered to anticipate betrayal from all people she meets, and gotten it. she's going to need to discover ways to belief, if Kel is to assist her grasp powers of which she by no means dreamed.

Readers of Elantris concept they'd chanced on anyone designated in Brandon Sanderson. Mistborn proves they have been correct.

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