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"Mistborn", a series of fantasy novels by Brandon Sanderson, beginning with "The Final Empire" (2006). Use with the [brandon-sanderson] tag.

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What other Sanderson works are needed to get the references in "The Lost Metal"?

I recently read The Lost Metal, the last book in Mistborn Era 2. While I've caught a few other Sanderson works (specifically: Skyward, The Rithmatist, Stealheart, and sequels within each sub-series), ...
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Ruin and Preservation in Mistborn; What is its relation with the human?

When one of these forces (Ruin or Preservation) is defeated, a human dies with it. But the force keeps going. Is the human an incarnation of the force, or is the human using the force?
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What did Vin mean by leaving Mare's flower picture for Sazed?

Mistborn series book 3, The Hero of Ages, end of chapter 10, as Vin leaves Sazed: She left him alone in the tent. A few moments later, he returned to his shaving, and found something sitting beside ...
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Why does Slowswift find this remark ironic?

In The Hero of Ages, Vin and Slowswift have this conversation: "Cett is one of the finest poets I know, child," said Slowswift, waving her toward a chair. "We shared our work with one ...
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What changed that made TenSoon want to run?

TenSoon is a kandra, a type of sentient magical creature in Sanderson's Mistborn series, and a proud one at that. After the events in the second book of the series, he travels to his homeland, ...
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Are Vin and Elend symbolically linked to Preservation and Ruin in The Hero of Ages?

In Brandon Sanderson's The Hero of Ages (book three of the Mistborn trilogy), Preservation and Ruin are two anthropomorphized forces of nature, evenly matched in their struggle against one another. ...
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