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Elantris Deleted Scenes 2

Elantris Deleted Scenes 2 (WARNING: MAJOR SPOILERS!) Welcome to the second batch of ELANTRIS deleted scenes. The largest single cuts all had to do with the Mad Prince sections, and so I don’t know if these deleted scenes will be as interesting to you. However, I do have a few little tidbits that you might…

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Elantris Deleted Scenes: The Mad Prince

Elantris Deleted Scenes: The Mad Prince (WARNING: MAJOR SPOILERS!) These scenes occur near the end of the book, and involve a character I cut completely from the novel. Eton was Raoden’s brother, and was introduced later in the book as a secondary villain. Telrii now fits the roles Eton once did. (For more explanations, see…

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Alcatraz Third Person Chapter Two

Alcatraz Third Person Chapter Two You’re probably wondering about the beginning of the previous chapter, with its reference to evil librarians, altars made from encyclopedias, and its general feeling of “Oh, No! Alcatraz is going to be sacrificed!” This is known, in stories, as a ‘hook.’ It is a vulgar literary convention used to unfairly…

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Alcatraz Third Person Chapter One

Alcatraz Third Person Chapter One Assistant Peter’s note: Brandon originally wrote the entire book in third person. For Brandon’s explanation, see this annotation. I’m posting two chapters from the draft before Brandon changed the book to first person. There’s something about facing death while tied to an altar made from outdated encyclopedias—realizing that you’re about to…

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