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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 sinews and muscle, others scattered Read the full article…


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 men around him. Their blood Read the full article…


Dragonsteel Prime Chapter 25: Bridge Four 1

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). From their vantage atop the hill, Jerick and Frost could see the strange landscape. Just ahead, the land of southern Fallamore, normally fertile and green in the year-round Read the full article…


Way of Kings Prime Chapter 22: Merin 5

This is a chapter from the original 2002 draft of The Way of Kings. The 2010 published version was completely rewritten. Note: This chapter contains minor spoilers for Words of Radiance. Merin clanked through the hallways of the Kholinar palace, looking for Aredor. He found Renarin instead. The younger son was in Aredor’s sitting room, Read the full article…


Way of Kings Prime Chapter 17: Merin 4

This is a chapter from the original 2002 draft of The Way of Kings. The 2010 published version was completely rewritten. Note: This chapter contains minor spoilers for Words of Radiance. Merin stood perched on the side of the stone wall, looking down. Kholinar’s walls were lofty and thick. Their sides smoothed by the drippings Read the full article…


Way of Kings Prime Chapter 12: Merin 3

This is a chapter from the original 2002 draft of The Way of Kings. The 2010 published version was completely rewritten. Note: This chapter contains minor spoilers for Words of Radiance. Merin stood uncomfortably, trying not to blush in embarrassment as the tailor pulled out yet another seasilk cloth—this one red—and draped it over Merin’s Read the full article…


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 hoofbeat jostled, threatening to hurl him to Read the full article…


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 His love—a calm reminder that He was Read the full article…


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 instilled in me a skepticism Read the full article…


Perfect State deleted scene

This scene is to be read after you finish reading the novella. I do consider this to still be canon for the world of Perfect State, but I cut it for various reasons that I will discuss in the subsequent annotations. Melhi pushed idly with her foot, swinging her swiveling bucket chair first right, then Read the full article…


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