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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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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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Way of Kings Prime Chapter 5: Merin 2

Way of Kings Prime Chapter 5: Merin 2 This is a chapter from the original 2002 draft of The Way of Kings. The 2010 published version was completely rewritten. Three days after the battle, clinging to his horse’s saddle as the ground blurred by below, Merin had cause to regret his oath to Lord Dalenar. Every…

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Way of Kings Prime Chapter 3: Merin 1

Way of Kings Prime Chapter 3: Merin 1 This is a chapter from the original 2002 draft of The Way of Kings. The 2010 published version was completely rewritten. The monks taught that wind was the voice of the Almighty. The storms were His fury—a tempest to remind of His omnipotent will. The gentle breezes were…

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Way of Kings Prime Chapter 1: Dalenar 1

Way of Kings Prime Chapter 1: Dalenar 1 Assistant Peter’s note: The book Altered Perceptions had a one-year limited ebook release. There are a handful of hardcovers still available on Brandon’s store. Essay for Altered Perceptions I am one of those who grew up without a lot of experience with mental illness—in fact, I’d say that my upbringing…

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