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This excerpt from Brandon Sanderson’s fourth Mistborn novel, The Alloy of Law, contains the Prologue through Chapter Six.

Three hundred years after the events of the Mistborn trilogy, Scadrial is now on the verge of modernity, with railroads, electric lighting, and the first steel-framed skyscrapers racing for the clouds.

Yet even as science and technology are reaching new h
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Kindle Edition, 113 pages
Published September 6th 2011 by Tor Books
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Scarlett
Sep 21, 2011 rated it it was amazing
6 chapters and a prologue and I am already in love with the characters! I hadn't realized how much I missed allomancy until I started reading again the amazing world that Brandon Sanderson has created.

I knew I shouldn't have read this so far ahead of the books release date, but I couldn't help myself. Now I'm hooked and can't wait to get to know the characters better and what ends up happening. Wax, how cool of a name is that? And Wayne is hilarious!

Genius, pure and simple. Is anyone in need of
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Alex
Jun 25, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I laughed so hard at this book. Great continuation and I hope they come out with more.
Darin
Feb 28, 2019 rated it it was amazing
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Just needed a quick read so I went with some easy. Since I've read the book anyway I knew I'd love s little Wax and company!
J.A.
Sep 19, 2011 rated it liked it
I've read this online, and now I'm reading it on a Sony e-reader. I am a big Sanderson fan, but I have yet to determine whether I am a fan of the e-reader experience.

The rating above is for the outdated e-reader, not for the story itself. I am anxiously awaiting the release of The Alloy of Law in November!
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Walter Herrick
Jan 28, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Like always, Sanderson's characters are entertaining, deep, and seem totally real! And this continuation of the Mistworld series, although slightly lighter in tone than the original trilogy, is just as amazing to read and is rich in detail and plot. I can't wait for the sequel scheduled for later in 2015.
Josh
Nov 09, 2015 rated it it was amazing

This was actually a re-read of the whole book in preparation for Shadows of Self. I had forgotten most of the content so it was almost like a first-time read. It was just as good the second time through. I'm super excited to find out what happens next.
Sarah Bollt
Dec 22, 2013 rated it it was amazing
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Well, now I guess I have to buy the full version of the book ...
Doris
Apr 13, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Excellent.
Sophia
May 10, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: everyone
Excellent as always. Brandon Sanderson is definitely my favorite author, and I can't wait until I get my hands on the actual book.
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