The Reckoners Trilogy

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  1. Thaddius al'Guy

    Thaddius al'Guy That Guy Aes Sedai Forum Moderator Game Master

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    Like potatoes in a fire field.
     
  2. Elia LePhant

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    Oh I forgot to mention that I finished Steelheart! I enjoyed it. :D It kept my interest all the way through, and I look forward to reading the next one.

    Steelheart end spoiler:
    I had guessed that Prof was an Epic after they mentioned the thing about Gifters, but I hadn't guessed about Megan being Firefight - that was a surprise! I am very curious why Epics go bad when they use their power....
     
  3. Ephrem Elpidius

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    THE TAINT OF THE DARK ONE HAS SPREAD AGAIN!!! haha jk that isn't it.

    So happy you enjoyed it, it was a super fun read for me too! Can't wait to hear your thoughts on book 2! :wave
     
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    Elia:

    RAFO ;)
     
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    Man I really should read Mitosis, then Book 2. I have them all in hardcover! I went to two Reckoners events and got my books signed, even.
     
  6. Ephrem Elpidius

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    You haven't finished them yet? I do highly recommend it, part of why I made this thread. I felt this series from Brandon in particular did not get enough love, it was really well done and not overbearing. I keep telling myself I will re-read Wheel of Time, but then I remember the thousand pages dedicated to clothing details and I am like ugh... do I really... lol

    Don't get me wrong WoT will always be my favorite series, but it sure is a beast.
     
  7. Elia LePhant

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    I have so many books from the library right now, I have to wait until I'm done with a few of them to start the second. :lol
     
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    I understand completely Elia, I have 3 out right now...
     
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    I got a former friend to read Steelheart once. He was huge into comic books and I thought he'd like it. He just called it derivative and had nothing else to say about it.

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  10. Elia LePhant

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    I try not to, but I get so offended when my friends or family don't like the things I like. :look
     
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    For me it's more so with books. I go out of my way to suggest books to friends, and then most of the time they don't like the book.

    So either I'm a poor judge of character or they suck for not liking the book.

    I'll go with the latter.
     
  12. Elia LePhant

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    Definitely the latter. :shifty
     
  13. Ephrem Elpidius

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    ever been to Guyton, Georgia Thaddius? @Thaddius al'Guy

    Also, I think some people are just very picky... I for one have learned to let small things go and try to enjoy the overall picture being painted in my mind. If that makes any sense?
     
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    No, but I pass by it on the way to Savannah sometimes. Why do you ask?
     
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    Just shipped a computer part I sold to some guy there, he is a distant friend, so I was looking at Google Earth of that area earlier today. Looks quite nice, the weather is lovely there this week.
     
  16. Elia LePhant

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    I read Mitosis last night since it was so short. ^^
     
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    Go Elia Sedai!!!! :ok
     
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    Necroposting because I just finished both Steelheart and Mitosis yesterday, and started on Firefight.

    Seems like this series is what happens when a writer takes revenge on being forced to read dozens of bad creative writing student assignments. Some of the metaphors used are REALLY bad. :rofl

    I actually like his science fiction stuff better than his fantasy stuff.
     
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    Yes, this is actually my favourite Sanderson series :)
    And it takes so much imagination to come up with all of those bad metaphors/similes. ^^
    I have to say though, Steelheart is BY FAR the best book in this series. But the other two are also very good, just not as good as Steelheart ;)
     
  20. Aintza Bisera

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    @Bruce al'Kay is this the one you were recommending me? I'm being lazy. :look