The Great Mistborn Read-along of 2019

Discussion in 'Brandon Sanderson' started by Thaddius al'Guy, Aug 7, 2019.

  1. Autumn Sapphira

    Autumn Sapphira Sparkle Spren Aes Sedai

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    Don't even get me started on THAT. :|

    I just don't think I've ever read it while really seeing his attitude in that light. I've read the books several times, but it's different when you're reading them with other people and seeing their viewpoints and observations.
     
  2. Aduiavas Ida

    Aduiavas Ida Aes Sedai Mistress of Revels - Europe Forum Moderator

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    Yeah, Kelsier is a really interesting character. He clearly cares about people, but he also have no qualms about using people to meet his goals.

    There is a reason he had to die. He would not have been good in the post-Lord Ruler world. He is a killer, an assassin, and he would not have managed to keep people behind him alive, like he did dead...
     
  3. Autumn Sapphira

    Autumn Sapphira Sparkle Spren Aes Sedai

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    Adu - I agree with that spoiler SO MUCH.
     
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    I hadn't thought of it that way, but yes, that makes sense.
     
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    Leira Galene Mafia Admin Aes Sedai Forum Moderator

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    It's interesting to read knowing who Lord Renoux is.
     
  6. Thaddius al'Guy

    Thaddius al'Guy Soldier Forum Moderator

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    It has been so long that since I read the book that I forgot a lot of little details, but it's nice coming across this stuff again.
     
  7. Autumn Sapphira

    Autumn Sapphira Sparkle Spren Aes Sedai

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    I finished Chap 7 only yesterday and it's fascinating reading Kel's actions and plan with this new perspective of his attitudes and motivation.
     
  8. Atarah al'Norahn

    Atarah al'Norahn Aes Sedai Headmistress

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    I did manage to finish up chapter 7! I have a flight to the UK coming up in a couple weeks when I expect I'll finish much of the rest of the book.

    I enjoyed seeing the magic explained. I always find it interesting to see how authors introduce their magic system. I definitely got a sense of it in earlier chapters, and it being explained in-action helps to make it seem less expository, which some books sometimes fall into.
     
  9. Elia LePhant

    Elia LePhant Aes Sedai Director of Community Outreach Historian

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    I need to catch up! I haven't done this past week's reading yet. :$
     
  10. Thaddius al'Guy

    Thaddius al'Guy Soldier Forum Moderator

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    We are almost a month into the read!

    WEEK FOUR:
    Chapters 8 & 9 are for this week, as we keep up with more a page average than a chapter average.
     
  11. Autumn Sapphira

    Autumn Sapphira Sparkle Spren Aes Sedai

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    I'm sure you can catch up, Elia!
     
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    Leira Galene Mafia Admin Aes Sedai Forum Moderator

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    How is Sazed pronounced? I've always pronounced it sah-zed and then his nickname as Says, but I have no idea if that's right.
     
  13. Autumn Sapphira

    Autumn Sapphira Sparkle Spren Aes Sedai

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    .... I honestly can't remember and I haven't reached him in the audiobook yet :lol

    I think it's Says-ed?
     
  14. Kassina Tendar

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    I pronounce it sah-zed, too... but then yeah, I never know how to pronounce his nickname. :look
     
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    It's definitely Sah-Zed. I only know that because Someone asked Brandon at a JCon way back and he said the name that way.
     
  16. Aduiavas Ida

    Aduiavas Ida Aes Sedai Mistress of Revels - Europe Forum Moderator

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    Yeah, Sa-zed is how I pronounce it too...

    And sazz for the nickname...
     
  17. Autumn Sapphira

    Autumn Sapphira Sparkle Spren Aes Sedai

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    Ah, well. Audiobook readers often mispronounce fantasy names. *eyes the WoT audiobooks*
     
  18. Thaddius al'Guy

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    Don't even get me started on that >:0
     
  19. Thaddius al'Guy

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    I decided to start the book over (again) since we're still less than 10 chapters in. Every time I feel less and less bad for Tresting, and I didn't feel bad to begin with.
     
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    I read the prologue ... I definitely don't like Tresting. Hope to catch up soon!