The Great Mistborn Read-along of 2019

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  1. Elia LePhant

    Elia LePhant Aes Sedai Historian

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    Yes spoiler tags sound great for that. ^^ About to go start right now. :)
     
  2. Atarah al'Norahn

    Atarah al'Norahn Aes Sedai Headmistress

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    Yes, the spoiler tags will be perfect! I wasn't able to find the book at my campus bookstore but think I might make time to go to Chapters tonight. I was going to buy it on my kindle but I have the feeling this will be a book I'll want to read in physical copy :)
     
  3. Wil Cambrae

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  4. Atarah al'Norahn

    Atarah al'Norahn Aes Sedai Headmistress

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    Trilogy acquired. I started reading tonight and am just starting chapter 2.

    I’m really intrigued by the magic system so far. And I’m glad that it looks like Kelsier pops up again in chapter 2. While I definitely don’t mind prologues such as in EotW where the relevancy of the prologue isn’t immediately obvious, I like Kelsier so far and am glad that I’ll get to learn more about him so soon.
     
  5. Thaddius al'Guy

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    That spoiler was Un-car'd for.
     
  6. Atarah al'Norahn

    Atarah al'Norahn Aes Sedai Headmistress

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    I’m hooked. I may or may not be halfway through chapter 6 already.
     
  7. Aduiavas Ida

    Aduiavas Ida Aes Sedai Mistress of Revels - Europe Forum Moderator

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    It really is a good book ^^ I think this first one is one pf the best books Sanderson has ever written :)
     
  8. Stephen Lightheart

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    The best if you exclude SLA.
     
  9. Elia LePhant

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    It is definitely giving me SLA vibes. Since I read it years before Stormlight Archive, I forgot how many themes are similar.
     
  10. Leira Galene

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    So when do the weeks start? Like should I read up to Chapter 2 this week or to Chapter 4?
     
  11. Thaddius al'Guy

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    @Leira Galene We're running Wednesday-Tuesday night. There is a schedule on the first post on what we're reading for that week.
     
  12. Eliza Al'Shaw

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    I don't know if this is something other people have experienced with Audible, the way Brandon lays out his books causes many "chapter" breaks in the download. This means I can't easily stick to the schedule and will probably over run allot :lol I won't know what chapter I'm on until they announce it. . .

    I'm loving it so far, just done chapter 2, straight into the action :ha
     
  13. Autumn Sapphira

    Autumn Sapphira Sparkle Spren Aes Sedai

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    Eliza - I use Audible and haven't had this issue. I use the mobile app, however, so I don't know if that makes a difference?

    I finished Chapter 2 and refuse to lead any discussion :p
     
  14. Thaddius al'Guy

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    Don't wanna use up all your luck, huh? ;)
     
  15. Autumn Sapphira

    Autumn Sapphira Sparkle Spren Aes Sedai

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    :giggle More like I don't want to spoil anything for anyone. I've read them enough times to worry about spoiling a future plot point.
     
  16. Atarah al'Norahn

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    I accidentally already saw a big spoiler :look I'm trying to be good about not peeking ahead. I don't always have a lot of self control when it comes to plot except for HP and WoT, where I was reading with a sheet of paper over the opposite page at times I was so afraid of spoilers :look I've been pretty good with this one so far and wasn't even really actively looking but out of habit was rifling through the pages near the end.

    I'm really liking the set up--seems like it's going to be an interesting group of peole trying to pull off something impossible. I'm big on "found family" tropes and an hoping there'll be that kind of vibe with the group.
     
  17. Autumn Sapphira

    Autumn Sapphira Sparkle Spren Aes Sedai

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    "Found family" is absolutely a theme, here. This group has some of my favorite characters, every. Kel and Vin are two of them. Really, I love all of them for different reasons.
     
  18. Thaddius al'Guy

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    Sanderson really sold the book as a Fantasy Heist novel. That's not a spoiler, either. I watched a video of him giving a description of his book to new readers and it was a really neat concept that made me pick it up
     
  19. Atarah al'Norahn

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    Awesome, it felt like it was giving off found family vibes even in the first couple chapters and I'm really glad that develops! :)

    I'm definitely here for fantasy heist shenanigans too.
     
  20. Aduiavas Ida

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    I especially like how Vin just cannot believe that the team trusts each other that well. And I am so sad when I read how she is just takes it for granted that siblings beat each other up :(