By Brandon Sanderson
The number one New York Times bestselling writer returns to the realm of Mistborn with the follow-up to Shadows of Self
With The Alloy of legislation and Shadows of Self, Brandon Sanderson stunned readers with a New York occasions bestselling by-product of his Mistborn books, set after the motion of the trilogy, in a interval similar to overdue 19th-century America.
Now, with The Bands of Mourning, Sanderson keeps the tale. The Bands of Mourning are the legendary metalminds owned through the Lord Ruler, acknowledged to provide someone who wears them the powers that the Lord Ruler had at his command. not often an individual thinks they truly exist. A kandra researcher has again to Elendel with photographs that appear to depict the Bands, in addition to writings in a language that not anyone can learn. Waxillium Ladrian is recruited to go back and forth south to the town of recent Seran to enquire. alongside the way in which he discovers tricks that time to the real pursuits of his uncle Edwarn and the shadowy association often called The Set.
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Severington was once mayor of Bilming, the port urban west of Elendel. It was once the one significant one within the Basin in addition to Elendel itself—and was once an business powerhouse. If clash did come, they’d be spearheading it. They’re spearheading it now, Wax learned as extra phrases drifted as much as him. He endured down the hallway, listening on the subsequent set of doorways. He used to be approximately to show away, whilst he heard a voice. there has been a person inside of. Wax crouched down, ear to the door, wishing he had a Tineye alongside to pay attention for him. That voice … That used to be his uncle. Wax pressed his ear up opposed to the door, heedless of the way he’d glance to anyone getting into the hallway. Rusts … he couldn’t make out a lot. A part notice right here and there. however it was once Edwarn. one other voice spoke, and that was once in all likelihood Kelesina. the space below the door used to be darkish. Wax positioned his hand to his pocket and the handgun secreted there, then grew to become the door’s knob and eased it open. past used to be a few form of learn, thoroughly darkish yet for the skinny strip of sunshine lower than the door at the a ways facet. Wax slipped inside of, closed the door at the back of him, and scuttled during the room—stifling a curse as he smacked his arm on an finish desk. middle thumping, he positioned his again to the wall beside the opposite door. “Never brain that,” his uncle used to be asserting. His voice used to be muffled, as though he have been conversing via a material or a masks or whatever. “Why have you ever interrupted me? you recognize the significance of my paintings. ” “Waxillium is aware in regards to the project,” Kelesina acknowledged. “And he’s came upon one of many cash. He’s appearing silly, yet he understands. ” “The diversions? ” “He’s no longer biting. ” “You’re now not attempting tough adequate then,” swimsuit acknowledged. “Kidnap one in every of his pals and depart a letter, purportedly from one in every of his previous enemies. problem his wits, draw him into an research. Waxillium can't face up to a private grudge. it's going to paintings. ” “The teach theft didn’t,” Kelesina stated. “What of that, go well with? We wasted very important assets, very important connections I had spent years cultivating, on that assault. You promised that if we attacked whereas he used to be on board, he wouldn’t be ready to withstand investigating. but he neglected it. Left Ironstand that very same evening. ” Wax felt a kick back as an entire set of assumptions shifted inside of him. The educate robbery … had it been a distraction, meant to attract his awareness clear of pursuing the Set? “Recovering the device,” go well with acknowledged, “was well worth the probability. ” “You suggest the machine Irich instantly misplaced? ” Kelesina demanded. “That one shouldn’t be relied on with vital missions. He’s too keen. you'll have permit me get well the article as soon as Waxillium was once off the teach. ” “There was once a superb opportunity he’d take the bait,” Edwarn stated. “I comprehend my nephew; he’s most likely nonetheless itching to move after these bandits. If he’s at your get together as a substitute, then you definately aren’t doing all your responsibility safely. I haven’t time to carry your hand in this, Kelesina. i must be off to the second one web site. ” Wax frowned. The teach hadn’t been only a distraction, it appeared. however the phrases left him with a deeper feel of fear. He’d chased part a dozen leads over the past yr, watching for that he was once shut at the heels of his uncle.