Tricked into releasing the evil spirit Ruin while attempting to close the Well of Ascension, new emperor Elend Venture and his wife, the assassin Vin, are now hard-pressed to save the world.
This adventure brings the Mistborn epic fantasy trilogy to a dramatic and surprising climax as Sanderson's saga offers complex characters and a compelling plot, asking hard questions about loyalty, faith and responsibility.
This adventure brings the Mistborn epic fantasy trilogy (after 2007's The Well of Ascension) to a dramatic and surprising climax. Tricked into releasing the evil spirit Ruin while attempting to close the Well of Ascension, new emperor Elend Venture and his wife, the assassin Vin, are now hard-pressed to save the world from Ruin's deadly Inquisitors, the insidious lethal mists called the Deepness and the increasingly heavy falls of black ash that threaten to bury the land and starve its inhabitants. As the duo search for the last of the former emperor's cache of atium, source of the strongest Mistborn energies, they battle Ruin's forces as well as monsters and prophetic powers. Sanderson's saga of consequences offers complex characters and a compelling plot, asking hard questions about loyalty, faith and responsibility.
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Hero of Ages - the Mistborn books
I read the first book on a whim, the second as a pursuit and the third as an enthralment. This is great fiction and true legendary fantasy of enormous scope and design, moving and remarkable heroic stuff of dreams. An array of splendid characters carry these dreams as they struggle to understand and protect a dying world. Thoroughly recommended !
The Mistborn Trilogy is an amazing piece of fantasy literature, it deserves to be read by fans of the genre everywhere, the world building and the setting is drawn out wonderfully. The books drip with atmosphere and the author develops his characters patiently amidst a universe that has a richly developed history. I found this trilogy to be remarkably complex, engrossing and with the his trademark use of unique magic systems it sets it apart for the rest.
This is a great trilogy. One of the best I have read in a long time. Lots of respect to the author, the story was not dragged out to make more books. This is perfect. Yes, there may be a continuation... The last couple of pages leave you to believe there could be more.. Not needed though. Very good well done, will read more from this author.