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  1. Hi! I'm fairly new to Brandon's works and this website, obviously. The first book of his I read was Skyward, which surprised me with its great humor and plot twists. I moved on to Warbreaker, and have since read Mistborn: The Final Empire, Elantris, and Steelheart. I still have to finish those series, and a long time yet to read The Way of Kings. I'm currently obsessed with The Wheel of Time, but have only managed to read 2 books because the others are always checked out at the library. Brandon's popularity makes it difficult to finish any series of his, but I'm making a valiant effort! See you guys in the Sanderson wormhole! - NorthStar Update: I finished TWoK and am starting on the sequel! Also, I've finally gotten my hands on the Reckoners series and the 3rd WoT book. Happy reading!
  2. Happy Saturday, my dudes It's been actual years since I've been a part of any forum other than Reddit. So we'll see how active I am on here (hopefully I'll be around fairly often) Any suggestions on where I should start browsing? I've pretty much just used reddit for everything lately, so any interesting places to check out would be great. ✌
  3. Hello! I've been a Writing Excuses fan for just over a year(listening to the archives and all) and I've been gradually picking up Brandon's books in various formats. (And his cohosts') I'm halfway through Way of Kings and I found this board, so I'm going to post here and try to avoid spoilers for books that have been out for a while. That should be easy enough, right? I do have a question: Should I read through an entire trilogy or could I jump from SA to Mistborn (Book 1/Book 1, Book 2/Book 2, etc...)? Obviously you lot are more well-versed in the cosmere than I am, so I wanted your input on what comes next. I'll probably have Way of Kings finished early next week. Thanks for having me and I look forward to getting to know the fanbase.
  4. Hey guys, I'm Emon from India. Just finished reading Oathbringer, completing Stormlight. I've read Mistborn era 1, Warbreaker, Elantris and the Arcanum Unbounded short stories. Just wanted to ask, what do you think Nightblood, Vivenna/Azure, Vasher/Zahel doing on Roshar? And how do you guys think Nin got hold of Nightblood? How did Vasher lose it?
  5. Hello, First off I can't believe it took me such a long time to join this fansite. I was introduced to Brandon Sanderson's works by a friend. The two of us had always had a similar taste in books, i.e - fictional fantasy with good character development, intriguing plot and a pleasing narrative tone. We had fallen in love with the Harry Potter series, Lord of the Rings series, the Name of the wind and others. So when she introduced me to the Stormlight archives, I was all in. It took me a while to warm up to the characters but 100 pages in, I was rooting for Kaladin like never before. By the end of the first book, I was in love with the series. I felt the character's highs and lows. I fell in love with the overarching arc of the series. Brandon Sanderson's form of writing in the Stormlight archives led me to his other works. Unlike many authors who have a repetitive style of writing when they publish multiple books/series, Sanderson has the ability of making each series unique. I guess one of the main reasons I ended up here was because I shared the series with another friend of mine. She just finished The Oathbringer and as we both finished the last chapter together, I realised that there was so much about the book that I discovered as I reread it. There are still so many questions and so many beautiful moments that need to be talked about. So here is to this fandom and waiting for the next book in the series with you guys
  6. Hey y’all I’m new here and I just finished the Mistborn trilogy and I’m in love with it! What should I read next?
  7. Hello! Happy to call myself a Worldhopper! I'm ashamed, however, to say that I've known of 17th Shard for almost as long as I've known of Sanderson's existence, and only just joined. Now, before you cast me to the Pits of Hathsin, I had only read the first Mistborn book from the first era and was afraid of being spoiled of things I knew nothing about. I took a few quick glances here and there on the site and read several things that almost instantaneously shattered my Shardblade on contact. My reasoning for staying away at the time was undeniable. But, I'm excited to be here, and I'm just going to do my best to remain unspoiled until I finish absorbing his work. So far, I've read the original Mistborn trilogy, The Way of Kings, Steelheart, Firefight and Children of the Nameless. I own several more books than this, but I was trying to pace myself through them so that I don't run out. I think I'm leaning towards casting that notion to the winds of a Highstorm and doing the exact opposite - volunteering for the front of a bridge carry. I should be fine. I know of at least one other who has done it and survived...
  8. So, um, Hi! I am new here and just finished Mistborn by Brandon Sanderson. I would be curious about the opinions of others on Vin's death. It is interesting. I have to say, I do prefer The final Empire to the others. I have never really been a big fan of the books in which the main character dies in the end. Mistborn is an exception, being one of my facorite books of all time. I would like to see if any one else would have liked Vin to stay alive or thought that the death was fitting for the story.
  9. Hi there! I'm Naveen.. I just joined the forum.. I've read the entire available Cosmere and the Reckoners Trilogy.. I've also completed 2 books from WoT!
  10. Hello, fellow Brandon Sanderson fans! I have no idea what I'm supposed to write here, but oh well... I have read all of the Stormlight Archive books, the first two books of Mistborn, Edgedancer, Steelheart, The Rithmatist, and Skyward. Obviously, I have a couple of Brandon Sanderson books left on my list I found Brandon Sanderson books by my brothers and my dad. They kept ranting about them at the dinner table, so I decided to give them a try. It took a while to get into The Way of Kings at first; the length made it hard to start. As soon as I got into it though, I knew I had to read all of his books! My favorite characters from The Stormlight Archive would probably have to be Wit, Kaladin, or Lift (along with their individual spren); although my favorite right now is Renarin! My favorite character from Mistborn is probably Kelsier (still), and/or Elend. Anyway...Hi!
  11. Well, hello 17th shard. I'll guess that by joining this forums I'm formalizing my transformation from a casual Sanderson Reader to a fully invested Cosmere explorer. Is there something in particular that I should be sharing here? Well, for a start, I'm from Argentina and I've read a few of Sanderson's books, those being: Stormlight Archive books 1 & 2; Mistborn era one, and I'm now a few pages into both "The eleventh metal" short story and "Alloy of Law" from era two; and the last works I've gotten to read were "Elantris" and "The Emperors Soul" Now that I'm on vacations I intend to go dive deeply into all Cosmere stuff. So you will hopefully see me around!
  12. I'm just another passing through this part of the internet. I prefer the audiobooks but find them excellent. I have currently read Through Oathbringer in the SLA I need to read bands of morning on the mistborne series. and I'm currently ticking through Elantris Nothing special
  13. So I finally got my copy of Skyward from the US today, and as per, I will always ask Brandon for some information about a shard we haven't seen yet, and he gave me the following info this year... I have two possible ideas with this, feel free to pick at them though! 1) Brandon is referencing Bavadin, and possibly suggesting that there are six separate entities or aspects to Autonomy 2) It's the eyes, nostrils and front fangs of a Dragon SPECULATE!
  14. Can someone who knows what they're talking about give me a summary of Hoid's story that we know so far? I've read Mistborn Eras 1&2, Stormlight, Elantris, Edgedancer, Mistborn: Secret History, The Hope of Elantris, and The Eleventh Metal. I plan to read the rest of Ars Arcanum, the Rithmatist and Warbreaker in the next few weeks. I just want to be able to participate in more Hoid discussions. I'm still fairly new to all this stuff and getting an answer from someone will be faster than searching out all the answers on here.
  15. Hi! I am new to the shard (obviously...). So far I have read The Mistborn Trilogy, Elantris, Warbreaker, and The Emperor's Soul. I am currently on page 12 of The Way of Kings. (I know... what a huge dent I have made xD) Super stoked to dive into this world (the Cosmere world)!
  16. Hi

    Hi everyone. Im on page 24 of the way of kings. its great
  17. Hey everyone, so I am new (obviously) and love this forum so far! So I picked up my first cosmere-related book (not Sanderson book, but cosmere-related book) on January 1st this year-and loved it so much I finished the whole cosmere by August 21st (unless you count white sand- haven't gotten ahold of that yet). Anyway, I have a burning question and I was wondering if any of you know the answer or want to share your opinions- Does everyone in the Cosmere have breath? I get that they aren't all drabs but do they all have a breath, like from when they are born? Or is it just people from Nalthis (Nalthinians?)? I mean Hoid got some extra but Hoid is Hoid and besides I figured anyone could get more... Anyway would really appreciate any reply to this (And heads up, I really like parentheses as you can tell). Suppose I should also introduce myself- I'm a dude who lives in Japan although I am American and admittedly haven't read much fantasy outside of Sanderson (Do like Fablehave and Eragon tho, although I am still working on Eragon so no spoilers). TLDR; Hi. Who has breath.
  18. Hello all! I am a pretty new member and starting my first project on the coppermind(which I am really excited about). I am an artist an am interested in creating cosmere related art. I am starting with the Ryshadium but beyond that I am open to suggestions.
  19. Hi fellow epic readers, I'm new here. Just joined today after finishing Oathbringer and dieying over and over again from not having people around who read it. Anyways I just started getting into Branden Sandersons book after I read the Mistborn trilogy. I started steelheart still reading it *badum tiss* .Meanwhile I found the stormlight archive. The rest is a blur. Anyways I shipped Shallan with almost everyone thought the while series. Until Adolin and Kaladin. So I was okay as long as something was sailing.
  20. I’m a long time Brandon Sanderson fan. Proud to say I am Weber State alumni, From ages ago. Really looking to be involved in The Cosmere fandom, But really don’t know how to begin. Jasnah Kholin Is probably one of my favorite characters. My husband and I are into tabletop games and general fiction fandom community. Currently live in Las Vegas but looking to relocate to Utah. One of my dreams is to combine my love of RPG, table top, and passion for miniatures together unto one little hobby. Want to re-create some of Dalinor’s battles or the scenes from Stormlight archive in miniature landscapes. Also have some hopes for Cosplay.
  21. So. We all know how this started. I was a reader, just like any of you. But then I had questions, and Brandon's a secretive little demon, so I had to look ay forums and theories and then I got ideas.... And now I'm here. This is what I like: 1. Greek salad. 2. Eating cake and crying about it. 3. Yelling at books.
  22. New Here, but I LOOOOOOVE me some Sanderson!! Read everything in the Cosmere and hungry for more!! Looking forward to some mind bending conversations about some amazing books!
  23. Howdy everyone! I have read all of Brandon Sanderson's books, and have even browsed the forums here from time to time, but was waiting till I finished Oathbringer (via audiobook) to create an account. I'm looking forward to discussing some theories, but I have some questions: Does anyone have tips on the best way to use the search function? I would love to cut straight to some good threads about certain topics I am interested in, but it seems like when I search for key words, there are a lot of non-relevant threads to wade through. Recommendations would be appreciated! Topics I am interested in checking out: Theories on Adonalsium & the Shattering Locations of the known Shards Locations of the Heralds in SA Hoid/Wit Stormfather's siblings The Unmade Zahel/Vasher
  24. Yo~

    Hey! I'm new! I accidentally stumbled across Brandon Sanderson's work and now I'm obsessed. I've kind of jumped all over the place. I've read Warbreaker, The Reckoners, and Mistborn Era 1.
  25. Hey i'm new is it possible to get a copy of white sand and aether of night,