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Authors: Brandon Sanderson

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Mistborn: The Final Empire

BOOK: Mistborn: The Final Empire
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PART ONE: THE SURVIVOR OF HATHSIN
1

Brandon Sanderson

A TOM DOHERTY ASSOCIATES BOOK NEW YORK

This is a work of fiction. All of the characters, organizations, and events portrayed in this novel are either products of the author

FOR BETH SANDERSON,

Who

MISTBORN

Sometimes, I worry that I

PROLOGUE
PART ONE

THE SURVIVOR
OF HATHSIN

1

If men read these words, let them know that power is a heavy burden. Seek not to be bound by its chains. The Terris prophecies say that I will have the power to save the world.

They hint, however, that I will have the power to destroy it as well.

We arrived in Terris earlier this week, and, I have to say, I find the countryside beautiful. The great mountains to the north

Apparently, the next stage of my quest will take us up into the highlands of Terris. This is said to be a cold, unforgiving place

I don

I never wanted this, true. But somebody has to stop the Deepness. And, apparently, Terris is the only place this can be done.

On this fact, however, I don

Rashek is a tall man

THE END OF PART ONE
PART TWO

REBELS BENEATH
A SKY OF ASH

It amazes me how many nations have united behind our purpose. There are still dissenters, of course

It seems Rashek represents a growing faction in Terris culture. A large number of the youths think that their unusual powers should be used for more than just fieldwork, husbandry, and stonecarving. They are rowdy, even violent

What would it be like if every nation

I know that I shouldn

Sometimes I wonder if I

I don

THE END OF PART TWO
PART THREE

CHILDREN OF
A BLEEDING SUN

Sometimes I wonder what would have happened if I

You could say that circumstances forced me to leave my home behind

Kwaan and I met by happenstance

It isn

At first, there were those who didn

I sleep but a few hours each night. We must press forward, traveling as much as we can each day

In the end, I must trust in myself. I have seen men who have beaten from themselves the ability to recognize truth and goodness, and I do not think I am one of them. I can still see the tears in a young child

No man dies by my hand or command except that I wish there had been another way. Still, I kill them. Sometimes, I wish that I weren

THE END OF PART THREE
PART FOUR

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