This, my dedicated friend, is the last post in the Why I Love the Mistborn Trilogy series. This is post number twelve and I’ve been waiting over a year to talk about this particular subject.
Sanderson’s Exploration of the Metallic Arts And Why I Love It Welcome to Part 9 of Why I Love The Mistborn Trilogy We’ve already discussed the simple elegance of the Metallic Arts from The Mistborn Trilogy, their deliberate combination with Newtonian physics, why Hemalurgy makes me both scared and happy, and more besides. By this point, I’m sure you know what I’m about to say: “Blah, blah… I Love Mistborn!…
Feruchemy: Making Boring Objects Awesome Again Welcome to Part 7 of Why I Love Mistborn Symbolism is a powerful tool in any writer’s tool belt. This is true whether you’re planning your plot, strengthening your theme, or refining your world. Because of who I am and where you are, you’ve probably guessed this applies to magic systems as well. Over the course of a story, a reader comes to associate
Welcome back! Let’s get right to it. No time for delay and funny business; I’ve been drinking green tea all day and I’m FREAKEN PUMPED!!! That’s all the silly, I promise… for now. Last time we talked, we discussed the concepts of hard magic versus soft magic and rational magic versus nebulous magic. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, go back and read Types of Magic, Pt 1.
Hemalurgy and Entropy are Peas in a Scary Pod Welcome to Part 4 of Why I Love the Mistborn Trilogy Yup, you read that title right. It’s time to talk about blood, metal, and spikes. Oh yeah! Wait! No! I’m mean Hemalurgy, not my garage! Sheesh. You try to welcome people into your life and all they do is run screaming. I’ve mentioned before that Allomancy caught my attention with
The True Power of Feruchemy is the Ability to Save It Welcome to Part 3 of Why I Love the Mistborn Trilogy By now, you must know how I feel about Brandon Sanderson’s fiction, especially the Mistborn Trilogy. There are, of course, plenty of things to love about the series beyond the magic, but why would I talk about that instead of continuing to feed and grow my obsession with