The Bands of Mourning (Mistborn: Wax and Wayne #3) - Brandon Sanderson8.58

David Gemmell Legend Award nominee 2018.

#1 New York Times bestselling author continues the saga of Mistborn

With The Alloy of Law and Shadows of Self, Brandon Sanderson surprised readers with a New York Times bestselling spinoff of his Mistborn books, set after the action of the trilogy, in a period corresponding to late 19th-century America.

Now, with The Bands of Mourning, Sanderson continues the story. The Bands of Mourning are the mythical metalminds owned by the Lord Ruler, said to grant anyone who wears them the powers that the Lord Ruler had at his command. Hardly anyone thinks they really exist. A kandra researcher has returned to Elendel with images that seem to depict the Bands, as well as writings in a language that no one can read. Waxillium Ladrian is recruited to travel south to the city of New Seran to investigate. Along the way he discovers hints that point to the true goals of his uncle Edwarn and the shadowy organization known as The Set.

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Release date: January 25, 2016
Genres: fantasyhigh fantasy
Average rating: 8.58/10
Total ratings: 7
Updated: November 22, 2020

Mistborn: Wax and Wayne :: Series

Three hundred years after the events of the Mistborn trilogy, Scadrial is on the verge of modernity, with railroads to supplement the canals, electric lighting in the streets and the homes of the wealthy, and the first steel-framed skyscrapers racing for the clouds.

Kelsier, Vin, Elend, Sazed, Spook, and the rest are now part of history or religion. Yet even as science and technology are reaching new heights, the old magics of Allomancy and Feruchemy continue to play a role in this reborn world. Out in the frontier lands known as the Roughs, they are crucial tools for the brave men and women attempting to establish order and justice.

Belongs to the series Mistborn

The Alloy of Law (Mistborn: Wax and Wayne #1)8.18
Shadows of Self (Mistborn: Wax and Wayne #2)7.54
The Bands of Mourning (Mistborn: Wax and Wayne #3)8.58
The Lost Metal (Mistborn: Wax and Wayne #4)8.70