Oathbringer (The Stormlight Archive #3) - Brandon Sanderson9.10

David Gemmell Legend Award nominee 2018.

The eagerly awaited sequel to the #1 New York Times bestselling Words of Radiance, from an epic fantasy author at the top of his game

In Oathbringer, the third volume of the New York Times bestselling Stormlight Archive, the War of Reckoning comes to a sudden and destructive close as a new, far greater threat appears on the field of battle, kindled by the deadly Everstorm.

Dalinar and the Alethi forces take refuge in the legendary tower city of Urithiru, once home to the lost Knights Radiant. There, he and the newly raised Radiants must explore the mysteries of the legendary city to understand and train their powers. In doing so they must also face long-lost truths that could upend everything they think they know.

Humanity faces a new Desolation, and with the return of the Voidbringers, an enemy as great in number as in their thirst for vengeance, the world of Roshar will never be the same. Unless the nations unite behind Dalinar, putting aside his blood-soaked past, even the restoration of the Knights Radiant will not prevent the end of civilization.

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Release date: November 14, 2017
Genres: fantasyhigh fantasy
Average rating: 9.10/10
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The Stormlight Archive :: Series

The Stormlight Archive is an ongoing epic fantasy novel series written by American author Brandon Sanderson. The first of ten planned volumes, The Way of Kings, was published on August 31, 2010. Book five will be the final book of the first sequence.

Widely acclaimed for his work completing Robert Jordan’s Wheel of Time saga, Brandon Sanderson now begins a grand cycle of his own, one every bit as ambitious and immersive.

Roshar is a world of stone and storms. Uncanny tempests of incredible power sweep across the rocky terrain so frequently that they have shaped ecology and civilization alike. Animals hide in shells, trees pull in branches, and grass retracts into the soilless ground. Cities are built only where the topography offers shelter.

It has been centuries since the fall of the ten consecrated orders known as the Knights Radiant, but their Shardblades and Shardplate remain: mystical swords and suits of armor that transform ordinary men into near-invincible warriors. Men trade kingdoms for Shardblades. Wars are fought for them, and won by them.

One such war rages on a ruined landscape called the Shattered Plains. There, Kaladin, who traded his medical apprenticeship for a spear, has been reduced to slavery. In a war that makes no sense, where ten armies fight separately against a single foe, he struggles to save his men and to fathom the leaders who consider them expendable.

Belongs to the series Cosmere

Edgedancer8.76
Dawnshard
The Way of Kings (The Stormlight Archive #1)9.16
Words of Radiance (The Stormlight Archive #2)9.16
Oathbringer (The Stormlight Archive #3)9.10
Rhythm of War (The Stormlight Archive #4)9.66
Book Five of The Stormlight Archive (untitled) (The Stormlight Archive #5)9.26
Book Six of The Stormlight Archive (untitled) (The Stormlight Archive #6)8.72