|aThe Mistborn 1:Mistborn|bthe final empire|cBrandon Sanderson.
|a669 p.|bmap|c21 cm.
|aExperiencing an epiphany within the most daunting prison of the monstrous Lord Ruler, half-Skaa Kelsier finds himself taking on the powers of a Mistborn, and teams up with ragged orphan Vin in a desperate plot to save their world.
#1 New York Times bestselling author Brandon Sanderson’s epic Mistborn Trilogy begins.Once, a hero rose to save the world. He failed.For a thousand years since, the world has been a wasteland of ash and mist ruled by the immortal emperor known as the Lord Ruler. Every revolt has failed miserably.Yet somehow, hope survives. Hope that dares to dream of ending the empire and defeating the Lord Ruler. A new kind of uprising is being planned—one that depends on the cunning of a brilliant criminal mastermind and the determination of an unlikely heroine: a teenage street urchin named Vin.Once, a hero rose to save the world and failed. This time, can a young heroine succeed?
BRANDON SANDERSON grew up in Lincoln, Nebraska. He lives in Utah and teaches creative writing at Brigham Young University. After Robert Jordan’s death, he completed the final three volumes in Jordan’s bestselling The Wheel of TimeR series.