Tress of the Emerald Sea

by Brandon Sanderson
Tress of the Emerald Sea (Secret Project #1) - Brandon Sanderson 8.50   6

The Princess Bride was a direct inspiration for the story for Tress of the Emerald Sea. Sanderson previewed this title via his newsletter and mentioned that William Goldman’s story had always made him wonder: “Why did Buttercup just sit around after she heard her love had been taken by pirates? Wasn’t there anything she could have done?” That question combined with a notion that Sanderson had always wanted to try with central Cosmere character Hoid (or Wit, as some readers may know him) and the result is a 100,000-word novel as told by Hoid. It will ship to backers in January 2023.

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Release date January 2023

Details updated August 8, 2022

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Secret Project :: Series

Series contains 4 primary works and has 4 total works.

Brandon wrote secret novels in 2020 and 2021 and announced the plan to self-publish four of them as a subscription service in 2023 (Kickstarter project).

Belongs to the series Cosmere

Tress of the Emerald Sea (Secret Project #1) 8.50   6
The Frugal Wizard’s Guide For Surviving Medieval England (Secret Project #2) 8.66   3
Yumi and the Nightmare Painter (Secret Project #3) 8.66   3
The Sunlit Man (Secret Project #4) 8.20   5