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Annotation The Way of Kings Chapter 2

Annotation The Way of Kings Chapter 2 Here we finally get to the book’s main character, though I suspect that most readers won’t catch that he is the one until we’ve come back to him at time or two. Discounting Shallan, who was not in Way of Kings Prime, Kaladin is the one who went…

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Dragonsteel Prime Chapter 30: Bridge Four 3

Dragonsteel Prime Chapter 30: Bridge Four 3 This chapter comes from the 2000 draft of a book called Dragonsteel. Some of the settings, situations, and characters were repurposed into The Way of Kings (2010). The bones glowed softly in the torchlight. They lay in heaps, blanketing one another, some held together limply by the remnants of decayed…

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Annotation The Way of Kings Chapter 1

Annotation The Way of Kings Chapter 1 This was a controversial chapter for my writing group and my editor, and was wrapped up in the whole learning curve argument. It was suggested several times that if this chapter were from Kaladin’s viewpoint, the book wouldn’t feel quite so overwhelming at the start. After all, Chapters…

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Dragonsteel Prime Chapter 28: Bridge Four 2

Dragonsteel Prime Chapter 28: Bridge Four 2 This chapter comes from the 2000 draft of a book called Dragonsteel. Some of the settings, situations, and characters were repurposed into The Way of Kings (2010). Death. It surrounded him, reached for him, and took his friends. He could hear himself screaming as the arrows fell, killing the defenseless…

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