The Well of Ascension (Mistborn, Book 2)

The Well of Ascension (Mistborn, Book 2) (2007, Tor Books)

Hardcover, 592 pages

English language

Published Aug. 21, 2007 by Tor Books.

ISBN:
9780765316882
OCLC Number:
122715367

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4 stars (24 reviews)

The impossible has been accomplished. The Lord Ruler -- the man who claimed to be god incarnate and brutally ruled the world for a thousand years -- has been vanquished. But Kelsier, the hero who masterminded that triumph, is dead too, and now the awesome task of building a new world has been left to his young protégé, Vin, the former street urchin who is now the most powerful Mistborn in the land, and to the idealistic young nobleman she loves.

As Kelsier's protégé and slayer of the Lord Ruler she is now venerated by a budding new religion, a distinction that makes her intensely uncomfortable. Even more worrying, the mists have begun behaving strangely since the Lord Ruler died, and seem to harbor a strange vaporous entity that haunts her.

Stopping assassins may keep Vin's Mistborn skills sharp, but it's the least of her problems. Luthadel, the largest city …

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So things went great in the first book, but turns out there are consequences for eliminating the sole source of true power in the world for the last millennium. I didn't really expect this sort of sequel, but it was an interesting look at what comes after "victory", and I can't turn down more Mistborn.

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Subjects

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  • Fantasy
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