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The Emperor's Soul - Brandon Sanderson
The Emperor's Soul
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A novella from #1 New York Times bestselling author Brandon Sanderson, The Emperor's Soul showcases a fascinating magic system as the clock ticks down for a condemned criminal.When Shai is caught replacing the Moon Scepter with her nearly flawless forgery, she must bargain for her life. An... show more
A novella from #1 New York Times bestselling author Brandon Sanderson, The Emperor's Soul showcases a fascinating magic system as the clock ticks down for a condemned criminal.When Shai is caught replacing the Moon Scepter with her nearly flawless forgery, she must bargain for her life. An assassin has left the Emperor Ashravan without consciousness, a circumstance concealed only by the death of his wife. If the emperor does not emerge after his hundred-day mourning period, the rule of the Heritage Faction will be forfeit and the empire will fall into chaos.Shai is given an impossible task: to create—to Forge—a new soul for the emperor in less than one hundred days. But her soul-Forgery is considered an abomination by her captors. She is confined to a tiny, dirty chamber, guarded by a man who hates her, spied upon by politicians, and trapped behind a door sealed in her own blood. Shai's only possible ally is the emperor's most loyal councillor, Gaotona, who struggles to understand her true talent.Time is running out for Shai. Forging, while deducing the motivations of her captors, she needs a perfect plan to escape…--------------------A note from the publisher: Brandon will send a free copy of this ebook to anyone who purchased the Tachyon Publications trade paperback. See the title page in the ebook preview for details.
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9781938570025
Pages no: 98
Edition language: English
Series: Elantris
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Libromancer's Apprentice
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4.0 [Book Review] The Emperor's Soul
The Emperor's Soul / Brandon Sanderson The Emperor's Soul is a novella about a thief and a Forger, her last operation betrayed, now awaiting execution for her crimes. Then instead she is offered the challenge of a lifetime, re-Forge the Emperor's soul, re-imbuing cognizant life into the damaged ves...
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Got My Book rated it
5.0 How Do You Forge a Soul?: The Emperor's Soul | Review
This Fantasy novella is a treat for anyone who loves character based fiction. Shai is a Forger, a foreigner who can flawlessly copy and re-create any item by rewriting its history with skillful magic. Condemned to death after trying to steal the emperor’s scepter, she is given one opportunity t...
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5.0 Book Review: The Emperor's Soul by Brandon Sanderson
Still having some brain to hand co-ordination issues, so I'm still audio reviewing on SoundCloud for the moment! Thanks guys. K You can check it out here, or listen through the player on this post! Buy it at: Amazon | Book Depository Thanks to Hachette Australia for supplying a review copy.
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5.0 The Emperor's Soul
4.5 Stars....wait no. 5 Stars...AH!!!This was so good, SOO GOOD!! I didn't want it to end!! Full review to come.
The Farceur Trilogy
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3.5 REVIEW: The Emperor's Soul
I both adored The Emperor's Soul and was frustrated by this book at the same time. The story revolves around Shai, who has been captured after forging the Emperor's Moon Scepter. "Forging" in this book isn't forging in the sense that you and I understand it in this world (uh, that is to say, the r...
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