The Great Mistborn Read-along of 2019 *Well of Ascension*

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  1. Aduiavas Ida

    Aduiavas Ida Aes Sedai Mistress of Revels - Europe Forum Moderator

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    Oh yes, the ending is definitely the best part of the book... And makes you want to keep reading ;)
     
  2. Leala al'Dareis

    Leala al'Dareis Aes Sedai

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    :giggle It's definitely a good set-up for the finale.
     
  3. Elia LePhant

    Elia LePhant Aes Sedai Director of Community Outreach Historian

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    Made it part way into ch 6 tonight. ^^
     
  4. Leala al'Dareis

    Leala al'Dareis Aes Sedai

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    Woohoo! :fistbump
     
  5. Kassina Tendar

    Kassina Tendar Aes Sedai

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    Chapters 4-11:
    • The victors have to deal with the fact that their victory hasn't necessarily meant positive outcomes for everyone, particularly the plantation skaa.
    • Vin refuses to let OreSeur eat the assassins, so forces him to kill a wolfhound instead...
    • Vin refuses to let another Allomantic metal go undiscovered. The others (including Elend) don't really think it's worth it, despite Vin not being the one that most see as having a lot of intellectual curiosity.
    • Elend has grown up around kandra, but still has pretty large blindspots. He believes the kandra are basically robots and don't have emotions. :arch
    • Elend doesn't think it's useful for him to learn to fight, since any assassin who attacks him will be an Allomancer. But like.... hazekillers exist. Non-Allomancers can hold their own against Mistings.
    • Vin can see metal lines even with her eyes closed. A hint of how Steel Inquisitors 'see'.
    • Vin notices that OreSeur has started being less cold since she treated him better and he realized that the wolfhound body has its perks.
    • Vin's confrontation with the Watcher reminded me who it is! I remember now! :)
    • It's kind funny that Vin just has random bones in a basket in her room. :lol
     
  6. Thaddius al'Guy

    Thaddius al'Guy Soldier Forum Moderator

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    Chapter 4, but also a super late game Hero of Ages spoiler, don't click unless you've read HoA before.

    The Old man that died in Chapter 4, I'm reminded of the mist snapping people to be Atium Mistings, but if it failed they died? That's what this looks like here but my mind is still a bit fuzzy on it.
     
  7. Kassina Tendar

    Kassina Tendar Aes Sedai

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    Spoiler in response to Thaddius:
    Yeah, that's right. The mist originally 'snapped' people to become mistings, but could cause death.
     
  8. Thaddius al'Guy

    Thaddius al'Guy Soldier Forum Moderator

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    It's Wednesday! You know what that means?

    Week Three:

    11/20-11/26: Chapters 12 - 19 (First half of Part 2) [76 Pages]

    We get to enjoy the first half of Part two with 8 full chapters, on average of 9.5 pages per chapter. Let's go!
     
  9. Elia LePhant

    Elia LePhant Aes Sedai Director of Community Outreach Historian

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    Started part 2! :joy
     
  10. Leira Galene

    Leira Galene Mafia Admin Aes Sedai Forum Moderator

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    I actually started reading it today!

    the watcher is Zane right? I think that's his name? Straff's other son
     
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    Leira Galene Mafia Admin Aes Sedai Forum Moderator

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    Is the man selling dogs with the half shaved head someone we should recognize?
     
  12. Alyria Savoinya

    Alyria Savoinya Aes Sedai

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    I finished the first book and then started Hero of Ages thinking it was the second book.

    It's not. :facepalm
     
  13. Thaddius al'Guy

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    When in doubt, it's always Hoid.

    Oh nooooooo
     
  14. Kassina Tendar

    Kassina Tendar Aes Sedai

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    Yes, I believe so.


    :rofl At least you realized it!
     
  15. Leala al'Dareis

    Leala al'Dareis Aes Sedai

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    You are correct.
     
  16. Leira Galene

    Leira Galene Mafia Admin Aes Sedai Forum Moderator

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    That's what I was wondering
     
  17. Leira Galene

    Leira Galene Mafia Admin Aes Sedai Forum Moderator

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    I can't find any info about it, though.
     
  18. Thaddius al'Guy

    Thaddius al'Guy Soldier Forum Moderator

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    Full disclosure for me is that I'm a little behind and only on Chapter 10, but there's still plenty of time to read the rest. I'm starting to feel the pull back in again. Reading all of the first book was a disjointed distracted phase for me but I'm glad it's finally clicking again.
     
  19. Elia LePhant

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    I don't remember anything about how this book will end so it's like reading for the first time. :lol

    Part 1 spoiler:
    Vin's attitude to OreSeur is annoying. He can't help that he eats corpses, Vin. When she brought the dog to be killed I was like WTF Vin you monster, just let him eat a dead person. D:
     
  20. Kassina Tendar

    Kassina Tendar Aes Sedai

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    I had the exact same thought!!! :facepalm