• The Well of Ascension

  • Mistborn, Book 2
  • By: Brandon Sanderson
  • Narrated by: Michael Kramer
  • Length: 29 hrs and 17 mins
  • 4.6 out of 5 stars (1,291 ratings)

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The Well of Ascension

By: Brandon Sanderson
Narrated by: Michael Kramer
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The impossible has happened. The Lord Ruler is dead. But so too is Kelsier, the man who masterminded the triumph. The awesome task of rebuilding the world has been left to his protege Vin - a onetime street urchin, now the most powerful Mistborn in the land. Worryingly for her, Vin has become the focus of a new religion, a development that leaves her intensely uneasy. More worryingly still, the mists have become unpredictable since the Lord Ruler died, and a strange vaprous entity is stalking Vin. As the siege of Luthadel intensifies, the ancient legend of the Well of Ascension offers the only glimmer of hope. But no-one knows where it is or what it can do....

©2009 Dragonsteel Entertainment LLC (P)2011 Orion Group Publishing Limited

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I'm just blown away, atain

Narrator is of course superb again!
Great story. I really love these books so far. Now on to book 3.
I made a great mistake though. I wanted to see how names was spelled out, so I looked up Mistborn on Google and found the names of some characters. And there were info-boxes and info I shouldn't have read yet.

But it's okay. It's really awesome!

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i am hooked on this series.

Brandon Sanderson has created a great new concept. Michael Kramer does a great job with the different characters as well

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An amazing read

The book starts out slow but the gradual buildup is definitely worth it. I expected a cliche good bs evil fantasy but the story surpassed my expectations.

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Good story overall.

Dragged a bit at the middle with lots of tangents that had only marginal influence to the plot.
Still a very enjoyable read though.

I am a bit stumped though that I can't buy the next installment in the series though. It seems that .UK site refuses to sell it to me. Weather on the basis of me being customer of .US or a resident of Estonia...

Bummer. Oh well... I'll buy some other books instead.

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Blew my mind

The ending is unique. I’m usually a “this is gonna happen next” type of person, but this book just kept on blowing my mind

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Solid Effort

It isn't the best series from Brandon Sanderson, The Stormlight Archive gets that gong for me but it is solid. Slow to get going after such a strong climax at the end of The Final Empire, but worth it in the end. Looking forward to the conclusion in The Hero of Ages.

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Great book!

Well of Ascension is a great book. Mixed listening with reading of the kindle edition. Overall good story with some twists and turns that I never expect to see.

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advertisement for new series at the end

I dislike the use of this title to promote another series at the end of the book.

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