Mistborn - Brandon Sanderson

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  1. Axis m'Troutilas

    Axis m'Troutilas Gaidin

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    Well after reading The Gathering Storm, I of course had to check out the rest of Sandersons stuff.

    And I've just gotton through book 3 of Mistborn

    And wow was I impressed.

    Not sure how Sanderson managed to slip by me before, it wasn't easy to get a hold of his books actually. The first one seems to have been re-released here, but I had to search around for the others (got them off the net in the end).

    Best books I've read in a while actually, very very impressive. Totally didn't see the end coming, and I'm usually pretty good at things like that Glad the end of WoT is in his hands.


    I've picked up Elantris now and will be starting it tonight.
     
  2. Toral Delvar

    Toral Delvar Archivist Gaidin

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    Elantris is enjoyable, but to me, it is obviously an earlier book. Oddly, Warbreaker didn't give me that feeling.
     
  3. Val a'Shain

    Val a'Shain Gaidin

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    Yea, Elantris is not of the same level as his other books, Warbreaker on the other hand is probably his best. Although I think the time of huge, long running fantasy series is past it will be interesting to see how the stormlight archive books will turn out.
     
  4. Loira Al'Ramoidra

    Loira Al'Ramoidra

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    I *just* started reading Mistborn today! :) I hated Elantris so I have no high expectations.
     
  5. Ste

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    I think the first book will highly exceed you expectations :)
     
  6. Lenore Carvoe

    Lenore Carvoe Aes Sedai

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    I prefer Elantris over Mistborn. I didn't like the magic system in Mistborn, and I especially hated all the religion in it. And finally making one of the main characters to god - no, thanks.
     
  7. Ismene Gillandred

    Ismene Gillandred Aes Sedai

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    I loved the magic system in Mistborn. All the main characters were like Magneto from the X-Men. :lol
     
  8. Axis m'Troutilas

    Axis m'Troutilas Gaidin

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    only had a chance to read the first few pages of Elantris last night, but I've got it with me today and will be reading it during lunch today
     
  9. Jeffan Caliarthan

    Jeffan Caliarthan Aes Sedai Director of Marketing

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    Love Mistborn so hard. :D SO HARD. Ohgod, the characters. They were just amazing. And... Sazed. Holy crap. :blink And Vin! Elend!

    *has to do a re-read veryyyyy soon*
     
  10. Darthaemos

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    Almost done with the "Well of Ascension" now. The beginning kinda sucked, but it certainly picked up about 2/3 through and now it's getting good again. At the beginning, Elend was really annoying me by being such a wimpy king. Twindyl FTW! Vin was also beginning to annoy me by falling for the other mistborn...gahhh, stupid girl!
     
  11. Marivea al'Corriyi

    Marivea al'Corriyi Aes Sedai

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    I didn't like Elantris terribly much - it's was ok. Not bad, not good. Mistborn I adored! <3 Twindwyl is amazing! I can't imagine how she survived all those years, poor lady. :blink
     
  12. Darthaemos

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    So can I expect HoA to be at least as good as the 1st one?
     
  13. Marivea al'Corriyi

    Marivea al'Corriyi Aes Sedai

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    Oh yes! It's a fantastic book!
     
  14. Axis m'Troutilas

    Axis m'Troutilas Gaidin

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    yeah agreed Hero of Ages kicked arse big time.


    I'm enjoying Elantris so far, still pretty early yet still working out whats going on.

    Lots of invented words to get your head around
     
  15. Kram Saman

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    Today I saw that Mistborn will be published in my country! Yay! Finally I am going to read it!
     
  16. I Googled him and was thinking of trying his books since i see quite a few positives about mistborn i`m going to hunt around for some copies and give it read while i wait on more Wheel of time books to be released
     
  17. Onis O'Leia

    Onis O'Leia Aes Sedai

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    I have read Elantris and book 1 of the Mistborn series. I've gotten halfways through the second book of the Mistborn series too, but needed a change, so I'm now reading The Gathering Storm. Also bought Warbreaker last week, so I'll read that when I'm done with TGS and the Mistborn series.
     
  18. Loira Al'Ramoidra

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    I am some hundred pages into Mistborn #1 and I like it so far :) Not very fond of Vin, but Kelsier is fun!
     
  19. Axis m'Troutilas

    Axis m'Troutilas Gaidin

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    All the characters grow on you more as you go along.


    spoiler gap






    I think TenSoon is my fav.
     
  20. Darthaemos

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    Aww, how can you not like Vin? I thought she was a great character. She only got a bit annoying about halfway through the 2nd book. So did Elend.





    [spoiler:7jzlpw0g]I liked Sazed until book 3. There, he was just moping around being depressed and feeling sorry for himself. However, I liked the non-wimpy Elend much better in book 3. A king should be willing to kill, which the old Elend was not able to do. I never liked Cett, however. I think Vin should've just killed him.[/spoiler:7jzlpw0g]