The Final EmpireeBook - 2007
The Skaa, having slaved for 1,000 years under the corrupt power of the Lord Ruler, still manage to find hope, which rises once again when a criminal mastermind teams up with an unlikely heroine. The plot contains sexual references and violence. Book #1
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In a world where ash falls from the sky, and mist dominates the night, an evil cloaks the land and stifles all life. The future of the empire rests on the shoulders of a troublemaker and his young apprentice. Together, can they fill the world with color once more?
In Brandon Sanderson's intrigui... Read More »
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“If you’re always on time, it implies that you never have anything better you should be doing.”
“What would you think if I told you that I wasn’t an Allomancer?” Sazed asked.
“I’d think that you were lying,” Vin said.
“Have you known me to lie before?”
“The best liars are those who tell the truth most of the time.”
“You should try not to talk so much, friend. You'll sound far less stupid that way." - Breeze
“Belief isn't simply a thing for fair times and bright days...What is belief - what is faith - if you don't continue in it after failure?...Anyone can believe in someone, or something that always succeeds...But failure...ah, now, that is hard to believe in, certainly and truly. Difficult enough to have value. Sometimes we just have to wait long enough...then we find out why exactly it was that we kept believing...There's always another secret.”
Ham (to Breeze): "I'm a soldier. Your witty verbal attacks have no effect on me, for I'm far too dense to understand them."
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Violence: Several scenes of bloody violence including people being stabbed to death, shot with metal projectiles, beaten brutally, and one beheading. Some acts of violence may be disturbing for young readers.
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