By Brandon Sanderson

The most unlikely has been complete. The Lord Ruler – the guy who claimed to be god incarnate and brutally governed the area for one thousand years – has been vanquished. yet Kelsier, the hero who masterminded that triumph, is lifeless too, and now the notable job of establishing a brand new global has been left to his younger protégé, Vin, the previous highway urchin who's now the main robust Mistborn within the land, and to the idealistic younger nobleman she loves.

 

As Kelsier’s protégé and slayer of the Lord Ruler she is now honored by means of a budding new faith, a contrast that makes her intensely uncomfortable. much more being concerned, the mists have started behaving unusually because the Lord Ruler died, and appear to harbor an odd vaporous entity that haunts her.

 

Stopping assassins may possibly continue Vin’s Mistborn talents sharp, yet it’s the least of her difficulties. Luthadel, the most important urban of the previous empire, doesn’t run itself, and Vin and the opposite individuals of Kelsier’s staff, who lead the revolution, needs to research a complete new set of functional and political abilities to assist. It definitely won’t get more uncomplicated with 3 armies – considered one of them composed of ferocious giants – now vying to beat the town, and no signal of the Lord Ruler’s hidden cache of atium, the rarest and strongest allomantic steel.

 

As the siege of Luthadel tightens, an old legend turns out to supply a glimmer of desire. yet whether it quite exists, nobody is familiar with the place to discover the good of Ascension or what demeanour of strength it bestows.

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He just hadn’t realized how incredibly frustrating a parliamentary council would be. He stood up and walked over to get himself some chilled wine. He paused, however, as he glanced out his balcony doors. In the distance, a glowing haze shone through the mists. The campfires of his father’s army. He put down the wine. He was already exhausted, and the alcohol probably wouldn’t help. / can’t afford to fall asleep until I get this father. Elend sighed again, dropping the sheet. The Assembly was only twenty-four men, but getting them to agree on anything was almost more challenging than any of the problems they argued about.

She met his eyes, and he could tell that she wasn’t completely convinced that Straff hadn’t sent the assassins. Elend, however, wasn’t so skeptical. Pretty much every tyrant in the area had tried to take him out at one point or another. Why not Cett? It’s that atium, Elend thought with frustration. He’d never found the Lord Ruler’s cache—but that didn’t stop the despots in the empire from assuming he was hiding it somewhere. “Well, at least your father didn’t send the assassins,” Ham said, ever the optimist.

Well, we knew it would happen eventually. ” Vin asked. ” Elend sighed, then pulled her tight. His new government was supposed to have inherited the Lord Ruler’s atium reserves—a supposed cache of the metal comprising an amazing treasure. Kelsier had counted on his new kingdom holding those riches; he had died expecting it. There was only one problem. Nobody had ever found the reserve. They had found some small bit—the atium that had made up the bracers that the Lord Ruler had used as a Feru-chemical battery to store up age.

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