I enjoyed this book quite a bit. The first book in the series was good--obviously good enough that I got the second--but this book was even better. The first book had some great action and an amazing end, but the pacing felt off a bit. This book had better pacing throughout, and really did a nice job of developing the characters (much more so than the first book). The action in this book (as with most of Sanderson's work) is brilliantly done and very exciting, and the world feels more real because of the character and situations developed. My only complaint for this book would be how quickly a certain ruthless/evil enemy meets his end near the end of the book. I spent a lot of the book waiting for him to be forced to acknowledge his errors and arrogance, but instead he was killed in about one sentence before he really had a chance to recognize his mistakes. That was disapointing, but the book is very well done and very satisfying overall. I've already picked up the third. To tell the truth, I'm becoming a big Sanderson fan. The work he's done carying on Jordan's The Wheel of Time has been fantastic, and now this Mistborn series really has me captivated as well. His The Way of Kings had some pacing issues, but after listening to The Well of Acension, I have more faith in The Way of Kings sequel than I previously did. Anyway, great book, very well narrated, engaging characters, amazing/unique fight scenes, highly recommended.
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