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Amphigory!

Amphigory! All right, there has been way too much highbrow political mumbo jumbo being posted on this website recently. It’s time we get back to our roots. And, what are those roots? Stupid puns, of course! Last week commemorated the passing of a certain political figure in American history, and so I just couldn’t help…

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Annotation Mistborn 2 Chapter Thirteen Part Two

Annotation Mistborn 2 Chapter Thirteen Part Two Chapter Thirteen Part Two This Elend scene here is almost a direct parallel of the scene in book one where Kelsier first introduces the plan to his people. Elend has a much harder time of it. In fact, this scene–in conjunction with the scene with the Assembly–is supposed…

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Annotation Mistborn 2 Chapter Thirteen Part One

Annotation Mistborn 2 Chapter Thirteen Part One Chapter Thirteen I hope this first paragraph isn’t too overly-poetic for you. I have a tendancy to dabble in writing poetic language, and can veer into sections of prose that are a bit over-written. But, my editor didn’t strike this down, so I assume it’s all right. The…

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Annotation Mistborn 2 Chapter Twelve

Annotation Mistborn 2 Chapter Twelve Chapter Twelve This chapter is meant to be our ‘pay off’ chapter for the time we’ve invested into Sazed over the last few chapters. I, personally, think it’s the coolest chapter in this section of the book. Feruchemy really turned out well as a magic system, and I’m glad I…

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Annotation Mistborn 2 Part One Wrap-Up

Annotation Mistborn 2 Part One Wrap-Up Well, reading that section of the book again, I’m now very pleased with how it turned out. It introduces what I wanted it to, keeps things moving, and sets up the conflict for the book. It’s hard, however, to look at it objectively. It’s been through so many drafts,…

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Annotation Mistborn 2 Chapter Eleven

Annotation Mistborn 2 Chapter Eleven Chapter Eleven A few things to watch out for. There might be an extra “Silver” or “Silvereye” stuck in the books somewhere. If you read the annotations in the last book, you’ll know that I changed the Allomantic metal of silver into tin at the last minute. I couldn’t find…

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