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Brandon Sanderson was born in Nebraska in 1975. Since then he has written the Mistborn series, amongst others, become a NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author and been hailed as the natural successor to Robert Jordan. He lives in Utah.
Stephen Leeds, also known as 'Legion', has a unique mental condition. He can become an expert on any subject in hours . . . and with every new area of expertise a new 'aspect' of Stephen is created. Is he schizophrenic? Possibly. Does that make him an incredible intelligence agent? Definitely. And this is his final, and perhaps his strangest, adventure. It begins with two unrelated events: the disappearance of Armando, one of Stephen's many aspects, and an unexpected cry for help from Sandra, the woman who, many years before, helped him learn to live with his condition . . . and the combination of the two leads to a sinister high-tech firm specializing in advanced methods of human incarceration. An original, challenging, and utterly absorbing story, this unmissable novella showcases Stephen Leeds at his best: a compelling hero, and a man constantly struggling to understand and control his own divided nature.
From the bestselling author who completed Robert Jordan's epic Wheel of Time series comes a new, original creation that matches anything else in modern fantasy for epic scope, thrilling imagination, superb characters and sheer addictiveness. In Oathbringer, the third volume of the New York Times bestselling Stormlight Archive series, humanity faces a new Desolation with the return of the Voidbringers, a foe whose numbers are as great as their thirst for vengeance. The Alethi armies commanded by Dalinar Kholin won a fleeting victory at a terrible cost: The enemy Parshendi summoned the violent Everstorm, and now its destruction sweeps the world and its passing awakens the once peaceful and subservient parshmen to the true horror of their millennia-long enslavement by humans. While on a desperate flight to warn his family of the threat, Kaladin Stormblessed must come to grips with the fact that their newly kindled anger may be wholly justified. Nestled in the mountains high above the storms, in the tower city of Urithiru, Shallan Davar investigates the wonders of the ancient stronghold of the Knights Radiant and unearths the dark secrets lurking in its depths. And Dalinar realizes that his holy mission to unite his homeland of Alethkar was too narrow in scope. Unless all the nations of Roshar can put Dalinar's blood-soaked past aside and stand together - and unless Dalinar himself can confront that past - even the restoration of the Knights Radiant will not avert the end of civilization.
According to mythology mankind used to live in The Tranquiline Halls. Heaven. But then the Voidbringers assaulted and captured heaven, casting out God and men. Men took root on Roshar, the world of storms. And the Voidbringers followed...They came against man ten thousand times. To help them cope, the Almighty gave men powerful suits of armor and mystical weapons, known as Shardblades. Led by ten angelic Heralds and ten orders of knights known as Radiants, mankind finally won. Or so the legends say. Today, the only remnants of those supposed battles are the Shardblades, the possession of which makes a man nearly invincible on the battlefield. The entire world is at war with itself - and has been for centuries since the Radiants turned against mankind. Kings strive to win more Shardblades, each secretly wishing to be the one who will finally unite all of mankind under a single throne. On a world scoured down to the rock by terrifying hurricanes that blow through every few day a young spearman forced into the army of a Shardbearer, led to war against an enemy he doesn't understand and doesn't really want to fight. What happened deep in mankind's past? Why did the Radiants turn against mankind, and what happened to the magic they used to wield?
Ten years ago, Calamity came. It was a burst in the sky that gave ordinary men and women extraordinary powers. The awed public started calling them Epics. But Epics are no friend of man. With incredible gifts came the desire to rule. And to rule man you must crush his wills. Nobody fights the Epics...nobody but the Reckoners. A shadowy group of ordinary humans, they spend their lives studying Epics, finding their weaknesses, and then assassinating them. And David wants in. He wants Steelheart - the Epic who is said to be invincible. The Epic who killed David's father. For years, like the Reckoners, David's been studying, and planning - and he has something they need. Not an object, but an experience. He's seen Steelheart bleed. And he wants revenge.
Dem Rebellenanfuhrer Kelsier und seiner Armee von Nebelgeborenen ist es gelungen, Lord Ruler endlich zu sturzen! Eine Jahrtausende wahrende Ara der Unterdruckung geht damit zu Ende, das Volk der Skaa ist endlich frei. Doch wie geht es weiter, wenn der Feind besiegt ist? Nach Kelsiers Tod mussen seine Nachfolgerin Vin und ihr Geliebter Elant Wager, der neue Konig des Zentralen Dominiums, das Land aus den Trummern in ein neues Zeitalter fuhren - und sehen sich dabei vor groe Herausforderungen gestellt: Denn die alten Machthaber geben nicht so einfach auf und ein sagenumwobener Schatz ruft feindliche Armeen auf den Plan. Kann die geheimnisvolle Quelle der Erhebung den Nebelgeborenen helfen?
From New York Times #1 bestselling author Brandon Sanderson comes a detective thriller in a police beat like no other. Anthony Davis and his partner Chaz are the only real people in a city of 20 million, sent there by court order to find out what happened in the real world 10 days ago so that hidden evidence can be brought to light and located in the real city today. Within the re-created Snapshot of May 1st, Davis and Chaz are the ultimate authorities. Flashing their badges will get them past any obstruction and overrule any civil right of the dupes around them. But the crimes the detectives are sent to investigate seem like drudgery - until they stumble upon the grisly results of a mass killing that the precinct headquarters orders them not to investigate. That's one order they have to refuse. The hunt is on. And though the dupes in the replica city have no future once the Snapshot is turned off, that doesn't mean that both Davis and Chaz will walk out of it alive tonight.
Vsled za N'yukago komande mstitelej udalos' osvobodit' ot vlasti ehpika Novyj Vavilon. Odnako cena za pobedu okazalas' slishkom vysoka - na temnuyu storonu pereshel Prof, lider borcov s superlyud'mi. Osirotevshaya komanda reshaet otpravit'sya za svoim byvshim komandirom v Il'tidiyu, byvshuyu Atlantu, prevrativshuyusya v dvizhushchijsya solyanoj gorod. Cel' ih ne pobedit' novogo ehpika, a spasti zabludshuyu dushu Dzhonatana Fedrusa, Profa, v novoj svoej ipostasi vzyavshego imya Zelenyj Luch. No chtoby ehto osushchestvit', im prihoditsya vmeste s Profom vstupit' v bor'bu s mogushchestvennoj Napast'yu, ehpikom, pohishchayushchim sily i sposobnosti vsekh, kto vstaet na ee puti... Vpervye na russkom yazyke prodolzhenie romanov "e;Stal'noe Serdce"e; i "e;Ognennyj mstitel'"e;!
This discounted ebundle includes: The Way of Kings, Words of Radiance, OathbringerThe #1 New York Times bestselling epic fantasy series by Brandon Sanderson!The Stormlight Archive is the wildly imaginative epic fantasy from New York Times bestselling author Brandon Sanderson: welcome to the remarkable world of Roshar, a world of stone and storms. Uncanny tempests of incredible power sweep across the rocky terrain so frequently that they have shaped ecology and civilization alike. Roshar is shared by humans and the enigmatic, humanoid Parshendi, with whom they are at war. It has been centuries since the fall of the ten consecrated orders known as the Knights Radiant, but their Shardblades and Shardplate remain. Men trade kingdoms for Shardblades. Wars were fought for them, and won by them, but in the war against the Parshendi, the ancient weapons and armor may not be enough.Speak again the ancient oaths:Life before death.Strength before weakness.Journey before Destination.and return to men the Shards they once bore.The Knights Radiant must stand again.---Other Tor books by Brandon SandersonThe CosmereThe Stormlight ArchiveThe Way of KingsWords of RadianceEdgedancer (Novella)OathbringerThe Mistborn trilogyMistborn: The Final EmpireThe Well of AscensionThe Hero of AgesMistborn: The Wax and Wayne seriesAlloy of LawShadows of SelfBands of MourningCollectionArcanum UnboundedOther Cosmere novelsElantrisWarbreakerThe Alcatraz vs. the Evil Librarians seriesAlcatraz vs. the Evil LibrariansThe Scrivener's BonesThe Knights of CrystalliaThe Shattered LensThe Dark TalentThe Rithmatist seriesThe RithmatistOther books by Brandon SandersonThe ReckonersSteelheartFirefightCalamityAt the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
Proshlo bol'she trekhsot let s tekh por, kak mir vozrodilsya iz pepla, i teper' v EHlendele carit progress, daruyushchij novye tekhnologii: ehlektrichestvo, avtomobili, fotografiyu. No drevnie predaniya ne zabyty. Govoryat, Braslety Skorbi - mificheskaya metapamyat', prinadlezhavshaya Vsederzhitelyu, - ne byli unichtozheny v Pepel'nom Kataklizme, oni vse eshche zhdut svoego chasa. V stolicu vernulsya kandra-issledovatel' i prines izobrazheniya ehtoj relikvii, s nadpisyami na neponyatnom yazyke. CHtoby raskryt' tajnu, Vaksilliumu Ladrianu i ego druz'yam predstoit otpravit'sya v gorod Novyj Seran, i ocherednoe rassledovanie pozvolit im glubzhe proniknut' v plany Kruga, zloveshchego tajnogo obshchestva.
Endlich liegt die von Fans sehnlichst erwartete Neuausgabe von Brandon Sandersons erstem "e;Nebelgeborenen"e;-Roman vor: Ein roter Himmel, Asche, die das Land bedeckt, und unheimliche Nebel, die aus dem Boden emporsteigen - die Welt des Letzten Reiches ist duster und unheilvoll. Der unsterbliche Lord Ruler herrscht mit eiserner Hand und unterdruckt das Volk der Skaa als Sklaven. Doch damit will Kelsier sich nicht abfinden. Der junge Skaa besitzt machtige Fahigkeiten und versammelt eine Gruppe Rebellen um sich, um einen ungeheuerlichen Plan zu verwirklichen: Mithilfe der magischen Krafte der Allomantie will Kelsier Lord Ruler sturzen ...
Mit seinem gefeierten Debut "e;Elantris"e; setzt US-Superstar Brandon Sanderson noch heute Mastabe fur gro angelegte, epische Fantasy. Nun liegt der Roman endlich in neuer Ausstattung vor: Einst war Elantris, die magische Stadt im Lande Arelon, ein Paradies, in dem die Gotter wandelten. Aber dann wurde es von einem schrecklichen Fluch getroffen und die vormals bluhende Stadt verwandelte sich in eine todliche Falle fur ihre Bewohner. Kronprinz Raoden, der in der gefallenen Stadt gefangen ist, muss gemeinsam mit der Konigstochter Sarene das Geheimnis von Elantris ergrunden ...
Sredi prichudlivyh mirov Kosmera est' odin, gde pravyat strannye bogi - ozhivshie mertvecy, ili vozvrashchennye. Prekrasnye i molodye, oni bessmertny i ne pomnyat proshloj zhizni. Dlya podderzhanii zhizni im nuzhen doh - neulovimaya substanciya, kotoraya napolnyaet mir kraskami i obostryaet chuvstva. Doh est' u kazhdogo cheloveka; bogi predpochitayut zabirat' ego u detej. Takovy poryadki v Hallandrene - gosudarstve, pogryazshem v roskoshi i rasputstve. Tam pravit tainstvennyj Bog-korol'. On mnogo let ne znal vojn, no skoro vse dolzhno izmenit'sya. Kto-to razzhigaet konflikt, stremyas' stolknut' Hallandren s holodnym gornym Idrisom, chto neizbezhno povlechet za soboj Panvojnu. Mir mozhno spasti, esli zaklyuchit' brak mezhdu Bogom-korolem i idrijskoj princessoj Vivennoj. No v Hallandren otpravlyaetsya ne ona. I vryad li udastsya izbezhat' krovoprolitiya, esli ne vmeshaetsya tainstvennyj i legendarnyj Ubijca Vojn.
This discounted ebundle includes: Alloy of Law, Shadows of Self, The Bands of MourningFrom #1 New York Times bestselling author Brandon Sanderson, the Mistborn: Wax & Wayne series is a heist story of political intrigue and magical, martial-arts action.Three hundred years after the events of the Mistborn trilogy, Scadrial is now on the verge of modernity,with railroads to supplement the canals, electric lighting in the streets and the homes of the wealthy, and the first steel-framed skyscrapers racing for the clouds.Waxillium Ladrian, a rare Twinborn, can Push on metals with his Allomancy and use Feruchemy to become lighter or heavier at will. After twenty years in the Roughs, Wax has been forced by family tragedy to return to the metropolis of Elendel. Now he must reluctantly put away his guns and assume the duties and dignity incumbent upon the head of a noble house. Or so he thinks, until he learns the hard way that the mansions and elegant tree-lined streets of the city can be even more dangerous than the dusty plains of the Roughs.Other Tor books by Brandon SandersonThe CosmereThe Stormlight ArchiveThe Way of KingsWords of RadianceEdgedancer (Novella)OathbringerThe Mistborn trilogyMistborn: The Final EmpireThe Well of AscensionThe Hero of AgesMistborn: The Wax and Wayne seriesAlloy of LawShadows of SelfBands of MourningCollectionArcanum UnboundedOther Cosmere novelsElantrisWarbreakerThe Alcatraz vs. the Evil Librarians seriesAlcatraz vs. the Evil LibrariansThe Scrivener's BonesThe Knights of CrystalliaThe Shattered LensThe Dark TalentThe Rithmatist seriesThe RithmatistOther books by Brandon SandersonThe ReckonersSteelheartFirefightCalamityAt the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
Following the loss of most of his colleagues in a violent ambush, Kenton has become Lord Mastrell of the few remaining Sand Masters, magicians who can manipulate sand to do their bidding. With the ruling council poised against him, the hot-headed Kenton must become a diplomat to have any hope of preventing the eradication of his people forever. However, there's another complication: assassins are coming for him from all directions, and Kenton's only true ally is Khriss, a visitor from the other side of the planet who has an agenda of her own to pursue. White Sand Volume 2 continues the New York Times bestselling series of graphic novels, bringing a crucial chapter of Brandon Sanderson's Cosmere to life exclusively in a visual format. Praise for White Sand Vol. 1: This book is amazing. The worldbuilding is dense and deep. - Kirkus Reviews Essential to Cosmere completists, and it's a beautiful addition to anyones bookshelf. - Geekritique Traditional fantasy comes to life in this intriguing blend of action, suspense, and mystery. - Graphic Policy
Sverzhenie Vsederzhitelya i Pepel'nyj Kataklizm davno prevratilis' v legendu. Teper' EHlendel' - procvetayushchij gorod, v nem tekhnologii razvivayutsya naravne s magicheskim iskusstvom, demokratiya uspeshno boretsya s korrupciej, a religiya stanovitsya vazhnoj kul'turnoj siloj. Odnako proshloe blizhe, chem kazhetsya - i v zhizni obshchestva, i v sud'bah geroev. V EHlendele snova nazrevaet myatezh. CHto tolkaet k nemu? Rost social'noj napryazhennosti? Religioznyj konflikt? Ili est' drugaya prichina? Razobrat'sya v ehtom predstoit byvshemu zakonniku Dikozem'ya, a nyne lordu Vaksilliumu Ladrianu i ego druz'yam Uehjnu i Marasi.
The impossible has happened. The Lord Ruler is dead has been vanquished. But so too is Kelsier the man who masterminded the triumph. The awesome task of rebuilding the world has been left to his protege Vin; a one-time street urchin, now the most powerful Mistborn in the land. Worryingly for her Vin has become the focus of a new religion, a development that leaves her intensely uneasy. More worryingly still the mists have become unpredictable since the Lord Ruler died and a strage vaprous entity is stalking Vin. As the siege of Luthadel intensifies the ancient legend of the Well of Ascension offers the only glimmer of hope. But no-one knows where it is or what it can do...
Welcome to New York Times and Sunday Times bestseller Brandon Sanderson's first collection of short fiction. These wonderful works, originally published individually, have been collected for the first time and convey the true expanse of the Cosmere. Telling the exciting tales of adventure Sanderson fans have come to expect, Arcanum Unbounded include the Hugo Award-winning novella 'The Emperor's Soul', an excerpt from the graphic novel 'White Sand', and the never-before-published Stormlight Archive novella 'Edgedancer'. The collection will include nine works in all: 'Edgedancer' (Stormlight Archive) 'The Hope of Elantris' (Elantris) 'The Eleventh Metal' (Mistborn) 'The Emperor's Soul' (Elantris) 'Allomancer Jak and the Pits of Eltania' (excerpt; Mistborn) 'White Sand' (excerpt; Taldain) 'Shadows for Silence in the Forests of Hell' (Threnody) 'Sixth of Dusk' (First of the Sun) 'Mistborn: Secret History' (Mistborn) This superb collection also includes essays and illustrations which offer an insight into the numerous worlds in which the stories are set.
Superstar Brandon Sanderson kehrt erneut in die Welt der Nebelgeborenen zuruck: Die Bander der Trauer sind ein Mythos. Sie sollen einst dem Lord Ruler selbst gehort haben, aber fur die meisten ist dies nur eine Legende. Die metallenen Armreife, die ihrem Trager unvorstellbare Macht verleihen, existieren nicht. Oder doch? Als sich die Anzeichen verdichten, dass sudlich von Elantel Hinweise auf den Verbleib der magischen Bander gefunden wurden, mussen Wax und Wayne ermitteln. Und ihre Mission erweist sich schnell als weitaus groer und gefahrlicher als gedacht ...
A brand new saga of magic and adventure by #1 New York Times best-selling author Brandon Sanderson. On the planet of Taldain, the legendary Sand Masters harness arcane powers to manipulate sand in spectacular ways. But when they are slaughtered in a sinister conspiracy, the weakest of their number, Kenton, believes himself to be the only survivor. With enemies closing in on all sides, Kenton forges an unlikely partnership with Khriss -- a mysterious Darksider who hides secrets of her own. White Sand brings to life a crucial, unpublished part of Brandon Sanderson's sprawling Cosmere universe. The story has been adapted by Rik Hoskin (Mercy Thompson), with art by Julius Gopez and colors by Ross Campbell. Employing powerful imagery and Sanderson's celebrated approach to magical systems, White Sand is a spectacular new saga for lovers of fantasy and adventure. Review: Fascinating magic, nuanced characters, and bubbling conflicts... A fun read from end to end. - Tor.com
Vopreki ozhidaniyam vragov, Kaladin Blagoslovennyj Burej ne umer rabom, no vozglavil lichnuyu gvardiyu velikogo knyazya, i teper' na ego plechah lezhit obyazannost' zashchishchat' samogo korolya. Ubijca v Belom vnov' seet smert' po vsemu Rosharu, shag za shagom priblizhayas' k glavnoj celi - Dalinaru Holinu. SHallan Davar stavit pered soboj samuyu ambicioznuyu cel' iz vsekh vozmozhnyh: predotvratit' vozvrashchenie Prinosyashchih pustotu, za kotorym dolzhna posledovat' gibel' vsego mira. A v ehto vremya v serdce Raskolotyh ravnin parshendi, ustavshie ot mnogoletnej vojny, delayut rokovoj vybor i obrashchayutsya za pomoshch'yu k toj samoj sile, ot kotoroj nekogda bezhali ih predki. Vyderzhat li geroi novye ispytaniya? Stanut li novymi Siyayushchimi rycaryami?Nad Rosharom sgushchayutsya teni: do konca sveta ostalos' vsego-navsego shest'desyat dva dnya.