Green Hoodie Mistborn

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    Researcher of the Unified Theory
  • Birthday 09/04/1981

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  1. I think there are two different questions here. 1. what order seems to fit Adolin the best based on the quiz order descriptions 2. what order does he seem like he’ll end up in? If he ends up in an order at all, which is still in the air... I agree he fits the stoneward fits the best on profile. At the same time, his blade that seems to be reviving is most likely a Edgedancer blade. New things feel like they’re happing with the spren and bonds and orders. He’d make a beautiful Edgedancer gliding around the battlefield too...
  2. Depends on you. I've bought all of them so far as they've come out and just pledged the kickstarter to get the way of king 2 volume set. They are beautiful, and I love them. But they aren't really reading copies of the books. I use my digital copies or the regular hardback/paperbacks for actual reading.
  3. I like this theory. It is something that I could see happening in book 5 of SA actually as a culmination of the 5 book arc, as well as his and Vivenna's stories. It would be sad too. He's one of my favorite characters.
  4. Bummer. Mine has been pretty responsive. They've bought at least 3 of the 5 I've recommended.
  5. Killer of Words perhaps also. Seems more inline with the theme of books and dissemination of information
  6. Could be that you somehow have the audio narration on it as well? Those are big... mine is hundreds of MB
  7. I would argue that Kelsier is True Neutral when we meet him. I would honestly say what we hear of his past that before he went to the Pits and Snapped, he was NE. He was a selfish thieving Con man, out for only himself and those few he cared about. I'm in the camp that Evil can actually love, so that might be coloring my view here. Once he snapped he went to NN and started thinking of others. I don't really think he's chaotic because he is all about having the crew set up a new government and such after they pull off their job. Just because he wants to overthrow the current regime doesn't mean he is anti-law.
  8. Well, on amazon? Snapshot
  9. From the Coppermind So to me, that means attacks, but also the reaction to your attacks, and/or anything else going on at the time.
  10. Isn't that what happens with normal Atium burning? Wouldn't it be similar to flaring Atium? I.e. an increase in the power of the burn?
  11. I didn't realize there was confusion on this point. I thought the embedded metalminds were sufficient for Ruin to talk to him. As the centuries wore on it would also make sense that he might have added some spikes here and there thinking it was safe which was actually just Ruin's thoughts. But the origin I'd always understood to just be his embedded bracers and such.
  12. I assumed it was focus and time. Sazed was focused on dumping all his knowledge in from metalminds and extrapolating, making connections, to save the world. Then he had the time from saving it to the people coming out. Probably in deific terms that was a lot. Vin was focused on fighting Ruin. And then she killed him by self-sacrifice, so not much time even by godly standards.
  13. I'm going to have to go re-read that section. In my memory of that scene, Sadaes men were all bonded/infused at the same time by just Nergaoul, not by many lesser spren. I also think that "bonded" is too strong a term for what was done with or to them. Invested, infused, overpowered is more what that seemed to be to me. To the point above, if unconscious Syl can fend off the Thrill, don't you think conscious Syl would be able to fend off a lesser voidspren?
  14. It depends on how it would be handled I guess if this were to come to pass. I agree with many of your points that it COULD become a plot thread in the future books, but I do have to say that if Kaladin abandoned Syl for Yixli it would break my heart and in some ways ruin the book or books for me. If OTOH Kaladin were to somehow bond both... that could be very interesting. The interplay of Syl and Yixli, essentially an angel on one shoulder and a devil on the other. Though because it is such a common theme, I feel that Sanderson will avoid it. He could use it as another instance of "humanizing" the enemy for us though. Like with Glys/Renarin and Venli, he keeps showing us that things are more grey than our heroes would like. That portion with Kaladin and the Parshmen was another instance of that theme and Yixli was already part of that. He could continue to dive into that with Kaladin and that might be an interesting way to see it. That said, I don't think Syl bonded Kaladin until he said the first ideal. She was drawn to him, attracted to him because of his Honor, but I've never heard that they were actually bonded before the First Ideal. Share a source on that if you have it for my own education
  15. If he published the prose version officially someday, I'd definitely pay for that as well. That said, I have the unpublished version and even it is one of my favorite of his works.